INNOVATIONS AND GROWTH SINCE 1978

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:

2015 Official trading partner of Universal Robots
20 years of KOCH robot systems 2014
2013
  • 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
2012
2011
  • 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
2008
2007
  • The firm KOCH Robotersysteme München GmbH & Co. KG is founded with Jan-Henning Röseler and Ulli Koch at the helm
  • Workforce doubled since 1997
  • Extension works carried out to office building and assembly shop 1
2006
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
2003
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 1994
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.