Chronicle

1887    Ferdinand Reyher founds a company trading in ships’ chandlery, hardware and tools direct at the Port of Hamburg, at Erste Vorsetzen.
1901 Karl Tede and Otto Meyer take over the company since then it is called F. REYHER Nchfg..
1912 First international business in Finland. Shipbuilding in focus: REYHER offers a comprehensive range of stock.
1935 New sales premises in Vorsetzen open with new components: REYHER delivers screws, nuts, and accessories of all kinds to the retail trade.
1937 REYHER celebrates 50th anniversary. A new storage facility is taken into operation. REYHER delivers equipment for the newly formed German whaling fleet.
1949 Rebuilding in the new era: REYHER specializes in the trade of fasteners.
1959 Move from the Port to the current headquarters at Haferweg in Altona, Hamburg.
1980 REYHER grows. A new central high-rack warehouse is completed. Next to it new and extended warehouse and offices.
1985 The wind energy division becomes active: REYHER is involved from the beginning and supplies manufacturers and supplier companies with fastening elements.
1987 REYHER celebrate the 100-year anniversary and donates six paintings to the Museum of Hamburg History. The turnover amounts to 75 million DM.
1990 All fastening elements needed for steel and plant building are now available in the REYHER product range. Export within Europe is increased. After the reunification of Germany REYHER extends sales in the east. Failsafe IT equipment controls all goods movements.
1993 REYHER first company in the field to earn DIN ISO 9002 certification. REYHER extends range of services to include Kanban deliveries: ROM – REYHER Order Management is born.
1998 REYHER makes its Internet presence public: The first version of the webshop goes online.
2000 REYHER passes three certification audits at the same time, underlining REYHER’s quality standards: DIN EN ISO 9001:2000, the environmental audit in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14001 and VDA 6.2 for the automotive spares industry. The turnover amounts to 100 million euros.
2001 REYHER are kitting assembly kits for the windenergy industry.
2003 Fully-automatic high-rack warehouse built with picking and incoming goods areas.
2004 SAP successfully introduced. EU grows with 10 additional members. REYHER grows too, serving Europe more and more.
2005 REYHER Asia-Pacific founded in Shanghai. Two extensions to warehousing space taken into operation.
2007 REYHER introduces online library with 2D and 3D models. The turnover amounts to 200 million euros. A sales agengy in Russia intensified the sales activities there.
2008 A a new office building is completed.
2011 Construction of a further logistics hall with an additional conference center.
2012 REYHER’s 125-year anniversary. REYHER donates euros 125,000 to NCL research at Eppendorf University Clinic in Hamburg. New logistics and outgoing goods areas brought into operation. The turnover reached to 280 million euros.
2015 Start of construction of a new high-rack warehouse with connected logistics and office building.
2017 Completion of the high-rack warehouse for 40,000 additional pallet places in two storage blocks one above the other.

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