History

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 Neuer CEO Jürgen Dlugi 2016 New CEO Jürgen Dlugi

After 25 years of full commitment Mr. Matthias Hühn has handed over his activities to Mr. Jürgen Dlugi.
Mr. Dlugi is an insider of the lifting industry and both gentlemen connect a deep friendship for more than 20 years.
Since 01st of September 2016 Mr. Dlugi is leading our LIFTKET team now in the 3rd generation, whereby Mr. and Mrs. Hühn continue to be present in advisory roles in the background.
We can therefore look forward into a strong and successful LIFTKET future.

 Sommerfest2015 2015 traditional summerparty with customers and suppliers

exciting Craig Lees with a great show
Dietrich Hoffmann and Matthias Hühn with two generations of the Lim family - LIFTKET in Singapore since 1986
Technical Manager Mr. Matthias Müller gets an introduction into the specialities of the movecat by Mr. Andrew Abele
LIFTKET - founder Dietrich Hoffmann and Erhard Müller - working in sales for about 40 years with our Norwegian partner
LIFTKET in Denmark - available since the 70ies here the Sylvest brothers in talks with our service team Hans-Peter Jerchel and Michael Freigang
Our polish LIFTKET-friends came to Wurzen as well. Talks with Sales Manager Annekatrin Strunz and the Schumann family (LIFTKET INDIA)
Production Manager René Elbe as a tour guide accross the production halls
The Hühn and Halm families, accompanied by dachshhund Waldi
a great partnership for more than 20 years Zik Tel Aviv
Welcome for the party members in the evening
Wurzen and Hoffmann Fördertechnik GmbH seen out of a Ju52 airplane
Wurzen and Hoffmann Fördertechnik GmbH seen out of a Ju52 airplane
Everything what could move by any power was invited and came ...powered by muscles
... by steam
... by fuel
... and by aviation fuel
Machines have worked here previously - today members of the LIFTKET-family enjoy their party
Mr. Bang talking to Production Manager Mr. René Elbe and Mr. Matthias Hühn
Prof. Peter Kirchberg the historian of Audi AG has excited everyone with his introduction into German industrial history
Unusual Rigging - one of our partners for the entertainment hoist business in the U.K.
Prof. Peter Kirchberg the historian of Audi AG has excited everyone with his introduction into German industrial history
LIFTKET- family members from Norway and Shanghai introduce each other
Our hairdresser family has demonstrated with their two generations what was on in their business during the last 80 years.
LIFTKET in Switzerland - two of our partners came to Wurzen
The Porsche track with total different vehicles
The Porsche track with total different vehicles
The Porsche track with total different vehicles
The Porsche track with total different vehicles
The Porsche track with total different vehicles
The LIFTKET China team listen to our German music
LIFTKET Budapest and Norway in talks with our company lawyer
Cooper & Cooper Pty. Ltd. from Johannesburg, Zik Electromechanica Ltd. from Tel Aviv, a long "family history" everybody is glad to meet again
We have enjoyed the "Salondamen" at many occasion over the last 10 years ...
... starguest Jay Alexander enters their performance.
German - South African dance couple
a great partnership for more than 20 years Zik Electromechanica Ltd. from Tel Aviv, Israel
Three generations of the Schwanke family talking with Mr. Albrecht Möller (sales) - long tradition of LIFTKET in Brazil
This is the final dance of a great customers day 2015
The Halm family, accompanied by dachshund Waldi
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Modernisation is a basic aspect – the first robot

 10_Neubaukw151 2013 A new production hall under construction
 

 

Blick in BT67 traditional summerparty with customers and suppliers
Blick in BT67Blick in 67 2 2011 brougth the sales and the R&D department together spatially
Blick auf BT64 2010 The new office in the Dresdener Straße 64 (built in 1914) was restored and was repaired
Sommerfest 1Sommerfest 2Sommerfest 3 2008 Summerparty 2008 with old cars – 60 years of Hoffmann Fördertechnik
Neubau Halle1Neubau Halle2Neubau Halle3Halle66innen Construction work for the new machine shop at Dresdener Straße 66

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halle5 2007 The new grinding workshop has been built at Dresdener Straße 67
2002 First double fall electric chain hoist with a capacity of 25 ton on the marke
Blick auf BT67 The General Management, the Sales Department, the Accounting and IT and Documentation move into the new office building
Star 2001 Introduction into the STAR LIFTKET range
Halle4 2000 The new hall for the assembly line is under construction
Halle2
1999 New and modern production halls are being moved in within the next years

First double fall electric chain hoist with a capacity of 12.5 ton öoad on the market

1993 First double fall electric chain hoist with 5 t (later 6.3 t) load on the market
 UNILIFT 1982  

Launch of the LIFTKET series, the first electric chain hoist on the world market, showing motor and gearbox as a horizontal alignment, providing smallest headroom and a sliding clutch wich is not located in the drive train. By employing this clutch the brake will hold the load safely even with a worn outclutch.

Ongoing improvement and onward development of that range

1964 Launch of the Unilift

-– The first electric chain hoist from Wurzen with exporting success  –

EMPORE  

 

Production of the first electric chain hoist “EMPOR”

 

Dresdener Straße 68 1953

1951

Moving into the company premises Dresdener Straße 68

 

1949 Exhibition booth at a Trade Fair in Leipzig, presentation of the first agricultural products

Dietrich Hoffmann presenting the glover seed grater

erste Belegschaft 1. Januar 1948 Dietrich Hoffmann founded the companyThe first employees of the small company

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LIFTKET Hoffmann GmbH
Dresdener Straße 64–68
04808 Wurzen · Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 342 589 240
Fax: +49 (0) 342 589 2499

VAT-No.: DE 815 708 640
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