Georg Kramp founded the sole proprietorship as a trading company for machine tools and tools in Stuttgart Bad Cannstatt.
Registration of several patents (Europe-wide) and later grant for GKS lifters.
Move into the company's own building in Fellbach with around 2.000 square meters of office and exhibition space.
Development of international sales for GKS-PERFEKT Lifting and transport equipment / machine jacks.
Expansion of the company building to now 3.500 square meters.
Purchase of an office building (neighboring building) with a further 2.500 square meters.
Distributed in the USA by dealers (Charlotte, NC).
First participation in trade fairs in Southeast Asia and India.
January 2000: Moving into the production building in Fellbach with 1.200 square meters of production area.
Anniversary event in October for the 50th anniversary of Georg Kramp.
The company is renamed a GmbH & Co. KG with the management Doris Kramp.
40th anniversary in September the GKS-PERFEKT Lifting and transport systems.
Implementation of ISO certification in accordance with DIN.
Development of an electrical, remote-controllable transport system ROBOT.
Continuous development of our own sales branch in the USA with warehousing and high delivery availability.
Presentation of the battery-operated ROBOT transport system as a world first.
Further development and market launch of the GKS-PERFEKT ROBOT-40 with presentation at various trade fairs.
Establishment of a further sales office in Mexico with expansion of a distribution warehouse.
Extension / new edition of the machine program: AVIA, SERRMAC, MEXPOL.
Restructuring of the tool trade: ZENTRA, KARNASCH, TANOI, SPPW, POREBA.
Trade fair presence in Stuttgart at the LogiMAT and AMB as well as at the world's leading trade fair Bauma in Munich, with the presentation of the further development ROBOT-40 with a lifting device.
Further development of ROBOTS with a platform and additional special designs.