Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
(Gustave Flaubert, 1821 – 1880, French novelist)

The goal and motivation driving us forward since our firm was established in 1978 has been to support our customers in increasing their competitive edge through factory automation.

Below you will find the decisive stages taking us from 1978 until today:

2016 KOCH expands customer proximity in Poland. Since the beginning of 2016, Polish customers and interested parties of KOCH Industrieanlagen GmbH have a fixed, local contact person, Łukasz Widawski
Official trading partner of Universal Robots 2015
  • 20 years of KOCH robot systems
  • Another storey is added to the office block
  • Acquisition of a further commercial property as the basis for long-term growth
  • DIN ISO 9001:2008 certification
  • The new assembly shop 2 covering 1,200m² is built and inaugurated on schedule
  • The 300th robot system is shipped
  • Receiving the largest contract ever awarded at approx. €6m from a customer in the USA
  • Firm’s 30th anniversary
  • The 200th robot system leaves the factory
  • Foundation of KOCH Robotersysteme München under the direction of Jan-Henning Röseler
  • Workforce doubled since 1997
  • Extension works carried out to office building and assembly shop 1
2005 Ulli Koch, son of the company’s founder Reinhard Koch, is appointed co-managing director. Succession is thus regulated in good time
  • 25th anniversary of the company
  • The 100th robot system is dispatched
1998 Move to new company premises in Dernbach with sufficient space for future expansion
Start as a robot systems house: the first robot system leaves the factory 1993
1978 The firm KOCH Industrieanlagen GmbH is established in Neuwied by Reinhard Koch as a sales and engineering office for conveyor and automation systems. Developing our expertise in the fields of system engineering, automation and project management.