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Company History

2020 Rebranding GGT Gleitlager AG with name change and new Website
2018 Successfully certified according to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard (ISO-9001-Certificate, IQNet-Certificate)
2014 GGT celebrate its 30th anniversary | New internet presentation (Responsive Design)
2012 Enlargement of factory-building at present adress completed and taken into operation (Production- and store-space doubled)
2011 New internet presentation and new documentation (only in German). GGT Gleit-Technik AG new online under
2009 The company GGT Gleit-Technik AG took over the business activity of GGT Export GmbH in accordance with transfer of ownership regulations. GGT celebrate its 25th anniversary
2006 The company GGT Gleit-Technik AG was founded in Küssnacht am Rigi. This new company took over the business activity of GGT Germann Gleit-Technik GmbH (in accordance with transfer of ownership regulations). Chief Executive Officer and shareholder Branko Meljancic, President and shareholder Urs Germann
2004 GGT celebrate its 20th anniversary 
2001 The company started distributing CSB wrapped bearings in Switzerland
2000 The companies moved from Meggen LU to Küssnacht am Rigi into new, purpose-built premises
1998 The company name changed from GGT Callo GmbH to GGT Export GmbH, exporting and selling sliding bearings products in Western Europe
1997 The private company  “Urs Germann” was converted into a limited company with the new name GGT Germann Gleit-Technik GmbH
1995 The company GGT Callo GmbH was founded for export trade. It also financed GGT and Callo AB
1992 Obtained franchise for Technymon (Italy) to sell wrapped bearings in Switzerland
1991 Purchased 50% of the shares of the sintering factory Callo AB Nässjo Sweden and began distribution of Callo products (sintered sliding bearings and sintered filters) in Switzerland, Germany and Austria
1989 The company started trading in sintered material bearings, in conjunction with the workshop
1987 The workshop moved from Küssnacht am Rigi to Meggen LU
1984 The private company “Urs Germann” was founded by Urs Germann, Küssnacht am Rigi SZ; a mechanical workshop, manufacturing sliding bearings