Short chronology of company history

2015Establishment of Gericke USA, Inc., in Delaware (DE) USA.
2015Establishment of Gericke Indonesia in Serpong – Tangerang – Jakarta (Indonesia).
201550th anniversary of Gericke GmbH Rielasingen (Germany)
The subsidiary in Rielasingen is distinguished as "centre of dosing excellence".
For more than 50 years, Gericke continues trend-setting in dosing and weighing systems.
2015120th anniversary of Gericke
The innovation is a tradition at Gericke. In 2014 it has been 120 years that pioneering solutions are designed at Gericke for the needs of customers. Therefore, for many years the claim stays for the trend-setting of "Powder Processing Equipment and Systems".
Gericke has been operating process technology for 120 years …that‘s a long time, but the grinding technique is much older.
The anniversary was celebrated with all the retirees in the historical factory building at Sihlquai in Zurich.
2012Pharma Module
Continuous production of pharmaceutical tablets by dry granulation.
Breakthrough in the production of pharmaceutical tablets. The FDA recognizes the advantage of continuous production. Gericke developes a multi-component feeder, mixing module thereto and is one of the pioneers therefore.
2010Establishment of Gericke Brasil Ltda. in Sao Paulo (BR).
2009115th anniversary of Gericke - Today, powder handling and processing as well as customer satisfaction still urge us on with regard to our vision for the future and involvement in our activities. Our customers benefit from our performance with regard to innovation, this certainly being a key factor for Gericke's success. This is reflected by the recent new products and improved designs of machines that have been launched to the market.
For its jubilee year, Gericke has expanded and rebuilt its famous Test Center in Regensdorf and conducts comprehensive customer trials on conveying, feeding, mixing and sieving equipment.
2008 Acquisition of Pneuwork pneumatische Förderanlagen GmbH.
Establishment of Gericke Powder Handling (Shanghai) Pte. Ltd.
Introduction to market of Easydos Pro weight controller.
2005Sales office opened in Bangkok (Thailand).
2002Sales office opened in Jakarta (Indonesia).


100th anniversary of Gericke - Centenary celebration 5 May in Regensdorf and unveiling of new steel sculpture (20 tonnes) by Silvio Mattioli, fabricated in Gericke factories.


Establishment of Gericke Pte. Ltd in Singapore.
Son of Hermann Gericke, Markus H. Gericke (fourth generation) starts with company.


Acquisition of Solids Handling BV in Hoevelaken, since 1993 Gericke BV NL.
Acquisition of RotaVal Ltd. in Chippenham (UK).
Production of rotary valves and diverter valves.

1990Production under licence of Hammertek elbows for abrasive bulk materials.

Establishment of Gericke Holding AG in Regensdorf (CH).
Establishment of Gericke Immobilien AG in Regensdorf (CH).
Development and construction of horizontal twin-shaft multiflux fluid mixers.
Supply of continuous feeding and mixing systems for the food industry.
1977Establishment of Gericke S.A.S. in Argenteuil (FR).
Establishment of Powtek Ltd (today Gericke Ltd) in Manchester (UK).
Production of centrifugal sifters and nibblers in Manschester (UK).
Production and sales of pneumatic dense-phase conveyers (licensed by Sturtevant and Braun-Angott) with pressure tanks manufactured in Regensdorf (CH).
196975th anniversary of Gericke
New factory in Rielasingen (DE).
Production and sales of screw feeders with homogenisers in modular design (licensed by Acrison).
Production of feeders (licensed by Acrison).
Production and sales of vertical cycloid screw mixers (licensed by Jenkins) and later circulationg mixers.
1965Construction of discharge vibrators (licensed by Carrier).
1965Establishment of Gericke GmbH in Singen, subsequently Rielasingen (DE).
Planning and supply of preparation and mixing systems for the food industry and mixing-milling systems and mixing systems for plant production products.
1957Move to new factory at Althardstrasse 120 in Regensdorf (CH).
1954/56  Sons of Otto Helmut Gericke, Willi und Hermann Gericke enter company
(third generation).
Supply of electromagnetic vibration feeders, later with load-dependent controller.
50th anniversary of Gericke
Development and supply of pneumatic passage conveying for mills.
1941Development and supply of electrically heated grass dryers.
Manufacture of horizontal counterflow mixers.
Manufacture of hammermills.
1924Company taken over by the sons of the founder, Walter Hugo and Otto Helmut Gericke (second generation).
Factory and offices moved to the newly purchased property at Sihlquai 75 in Zurich (CH).
Establishment of W. Gericke, milling machinery factory, by Walther Hermann Gericke based in the industrial district of Zurich at Konradstrasse 39 (CH).
Since its establishment the company's major focus has been on bulk materials handling, with sales of equipment for grain mills, feed mills and breweries. Specialty: Soder milling gear; manufacture of vertical mixers with a central screw.

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