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Postal address:
ascobloc
Gastro-Gerätebau GmbH
Grüner Weg 29
01156 Dresden

Administration/Plant 1
Grüner Weg 29
01156 Dresden

Tel.: 0351/45 33 0
Fax: 0351/45 33 433
e-mail:info@ascobloc.de

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History of the company - Milestones

G. Meurer

1873
G. Meurer invents a burner, registration of a patent.

1874
Foundation of the "G. Meurer", metalworks & fine casting.
Major products are white spirit cookers.

1881
Production of uniflame gas cookers.

1890
Steadily growing production with 250 employees.

1903
Inauguration of a modern factory in Cossebaude close to Dresden.

Ironwork G. Meurer

1907
Inauguration of a branch factory in Tetschen (today Decin/ CR) with 250 employees, existed until 1945.

Ironwork G. Meurer AG Cossebaude


1909
Conversion of the company to PLC "Eisenwerk G. Meurer AG Cossebaude".

1911
Inauguration of assembly plants in Budapest and Barcelona.

Trade Mark "Meurer Prometheus" with logo "Fackelläufer"

1920
Distribution of gas and coal heated stoves throughout Europe under the registered trade mark "Meurer Prometheus". The logo was the "Fackelläufer" registered up to present.

1921
Cooperation with "Vereinigte Metallwarenfabrik" in Hamburg-Altona. Distribution under "Haller-Meurer".

1928
Inauguration of a new enamelling plant in Königsbrück/ Saxony.

1945
After the second World War, the factory equipment was disassembled as "reparation payment".
The reestablishment began among difficult conditions with only 45 employees.

1949
Depropriation and nationalisation by the socialistic government of the GDR.

about 1960: Range HGK40

 

1955
Development of a new product programme in the National Factory of "VEB Wärmegerätewerk Dresden".

 

 

about 1970/1980: Cooking in the "Sächsische Schweiz"


1965
Award of the Golden Medal on the Leipzig Exhibition for the new modular ApplianceSystem from COssebaude as BLOCk components. The trade mark "ASCOBLOC" was born. Wide distribution in Eastern Europe (Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia etc)

1970
Integration into the National Trust of "NAGEMA". Enabling an expansion of distribution to Arabian and North-African markets.

1980
Employment of some 1.450 employees in 5 plants.

about 1990: Cafeteria of a Metro-Market

1989
Privatisation as "Gastro-Gerätebau GmbH". Some activities become independent. Enormous investments into production facilities and technologies.

1991
Start up of an intense period of investment and modernisation. New production facilities are raised and investments in modern machinery follow.

1992
Licence manufacturing for numerous famous manufacturers of our industry.

1995
Beginning of redevelop an own new product programme. Re-introduction of marketing the products in Germany.

Logo: ascobloc Gastro-Gerätebau GmbH

1998
Steady success in developing export business under the trade mark "ascobloc".

2000
ascobloc offers a broad and complete range of products for the food service industry: cooking and refrigeration equipment as well as cafeteria-projects and meal distribution systems. Thus, ascobloc is one of the few full system manufacturers in Germany.

 

 

Cafeteria of the university in Paderborn

2004
The distribution network is steadily being raised: implementation of a regional sales network in Germany as well as international sales representations in various countries. Outstanding projects listed among the references (Chancellor's Office Berlin, Allianz Arena Munich, Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi) confirm the company's success.

 
2007
Cafeteria of the university in Paderborn: