History of the company
Then and now
Otto Roth begins his self-employment and founds his own company in Stuttgart-Feuerbach. The core business is the production of heating pipe clamps.
Company founder Otto Roth
The company is entered in the Commercial Register.
Development to include screw wholesale and the start of an automatic turning shop.
The production is transferred to Stuttgart-Weilimdorf.
The company founder, Otto Roth, dies at the age of 79. His son-in-law, Albert Grässle, becomes a member of the Management Board.
The new warehouse in Stuttgart-Feuerbach is completed without interrupting operations. The old warehouse is turned into administrative buildings. The company celebrates its golden jubilee with more than 200 employees.
In order to fulfil customer demand for improved local representation, branches are set up in Augsburg and Nuremberg.
In order to permit further expansion, the production factory is relocated to Buchen in the Odenwald.
Today's managing partner Rainer Grässle, joins the Management Board.
New construction and launch of the logistics centre, as well as relocation of the headquarters to Stuttgart-Weilimdorf.
Expansion is undertaken into the new Federal States with the establishment of a branch in Chemnitz. Introduction of C-part management according to the Kanban principle.
Countrywide presence is achieved with the takeover of Berliner Schrauben GmbH & Co KG.
The Stuttgart warehouse is extended. Today are 30,000 trays and 8,700 pallet spaces available.
The OTTO ROTH homepage (www.ottoroth.de) is launched on the internet.
OTTO ROTH is accredited by the IHK (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) as an apprenticeship company. Apprenticeships are available for:
- Salesman in wholesale and foreign trade
- Qualified warehouseperson.
The company is awarded “supplier of the year” title by AUMA Werner Riester GmbH & Co. KG.
The Kanban service is extended to smaller companies by means of the Kanban-Mobil.DE facility.
On-line shopping on the internet at www.ottoroth.de/shop is introduced.
Certification of our environmental management system in accordance with standard ISO 14001.
Expansion of the production plant in Buchen/Odenwald by 2,300 m² of production area and workshop space with associated modernisation.