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HISTORY– FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE

We can proudly look back on almost 50 years of company history. Find out more about our milestones.

 
Our vision is to become the first and most popular contact for repairs of steering gears, Kawasaki bow thrusters and Wärtsilä-LIPS propeller systems in Europe.
2019
50-year company anniversary
2018
Relocation to a new, bigger office- and storage space
bow thrusters and propeller systems service
Relaunch of Website
2013
Expansion of storage
2009
40-year company anniversary
Founder Hans Neumann passes away at the age of 92
2006
Grätsch becomes distributor for SCAN steering gears
2001
End of cooperation with ULSTEIN (Rolls-Royce)
1998
Grätsch becomes Maritime agency for OILON burner
1996
End of cooperation with FRYDENBÖ
Start of cooperation with ULSTEIN for FRYDENBÖ and TENFJORD
1994
Heike Grätsch, wife of CEO becomes single authorised signatory
25-year company anniversary
1991
Transformation from partnership to corporation
Volker Grätsch becomes CEO
1979
Acquisition of the company by Walter Grätsch, former service technician, eponym and trusted friend of the founder
Wife Käthe Grätsch and son Volker Grätsch enter the company
Headquarter moves from Hamburg to Quickborn
1969
Founding of the authorised repair service for FRYDENBÖ steering gears by Hans Neumann in Hamburg