Entrepreneur Karl Winterhalter
founded the globally successful, family owned company in 1947.

Winterhalter Company History

2015 Opening of a new production site in Thailand
2013 Market introduction of the PT Series
2013 Establishment of the subsidiary in Singapore
2013 Establishment of Winterhalter Deutschland GmbH
2012 Company founder Karl Winterhalter dies at the age of 100
2012 Establishment of the subsidiaries in Sweden and Thailand
2012 Market introduction of the new MT generation - faster and more economical
2011 Market introduction of the Reverse Osmosis Device RoMatik XS
2011 Establishment of the subsidiary in Brazil
2011 Market introduction of the single-tank rack conveyor dishwasherine STR 130 with pre-cleaning zone
2011 Company founder Karl Winterhalter celebrates his 100th birthday
2011 Market introduction of the low temperature dishwashing system effect
2010 Market introduction of the double rack system for the UC-L under counter dishwasher
2010 Market introduction of STR Energy with heat recovery
2010 International deployment of the Winterhalter Training Truck as a mobile training centre
2010 Market introduction of the utensil washer GS 630 - the smallest utensil washer in the world
2009 Establishment of the subsidiaries in Australia, Indonesia and South Africa
2009 Market introduction of the single-tank flight-type machine STF Bavaria
2009 Market introduction of the UC Series under counter dishwashers
2008 Ralph Winterhalter enters the management
2007 Establishment of the subsidiary in India
2007 Market introduction of the exhaust air heat recovery system Energy and waste water heat recovery system Energy+ for pass-through and utensil dishwashers
2007 Market introduction of the single-tank rack conveyor dishwasher STR 110
2006 Establishment of the subsidiary in the Middle East
2006 Market introduction of the flight-type and rack conveyor dishwashers MTF and MTR
2006 Market introduction of cool function - cold glasses which are ready for immediate re-use
2005 Establishment of the subsidiary in Malaysia
2003 Market introduction of the under counter bistro dishwasher GS 402
2003 Establishment of the subsidiary in China
2003 Market introduction of the under counter cutlery washer GS 310
2002 Market introduction of the under counter dishwashers in the GS 200 and GS 300 series
2001 Establishment of the subsidiary in Spain
2001 Market introduction of the utensil washers GS 640, GS 650 and GS 660
2000 Market introduction of the pass-through dishwasher GS 515
1999 Market introduction of the pass-through dishwasher GS 502
1998 Establishment of the subsidiary in Poland
1997 Establishment of the subsidiary in Serbia
1997 Market introduction of the WKTS Series rack conveyor dishwashers
1994 Establishment of the subsidiary in Turkey
1993 New construction of an additional administrative and production building in Meckenbeuren
1992 Establishment of the subsidiary in Slovenia
1992 Establishment of the subsidiary in Austria
1991 Establishment of the subsidiary in the Czech Republic
1989 Establishment of the subsidiary in Japan
1987 Establishment of the subsidiary in France
1978 Establishment of the subsidiary in Italy
1976 Establishment of Winterhalter Gastronom AG in Switzerland, subsidiary and production site
1973 Market introduction of the first water treatment device
1971 Establishment of Winterhalter Gastronom GmbH in Meckenbeuren, Germany
1971 Establishment of the subsidiary in Great Britain
1971 Jürgen Winterhalter enters the management
1969 Market introduction of the first glasswasher GS 25
1967 Establishment of the subsidiary in The Netherlands
1965 Opening of the production site in Endingen, Germany
1963 Market introduction of the first commercial dishwashing chemicals
1959 Move to Meckenbeuren, construction of the headquarters building with production hall
1957 Market introduction of dishwashing racks for various wash items
1957 Presentation of the GS 60 - first commercial dishwasher from Winterhalter
1949 The Backhexe, a mobile baking tube for private households, becomes the first sales success
1947 Establishment of the company "Karl Winterhalter Ing. Haushaltsgegenstände und Elektrogerät" in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Development and sales of household products which were mostly made from war debris.