1964
the year it all started…...

Ernst Gülich and Hans Pohl set up Ernst Gülich Hydrauliktechnik, one of the first companies in Germany to specialise in the repair and maintenance of hydraulic components.

The work is carried out at the factory in Hürth-Efferen and also at clients’ premises.
The company also trades in hydraulic components from leading manufacturers.

1968
The company moves into a new factory building at Kerpen.
The decisive factor here is the capacity for further extensions to the factory premises and the excellent connections to the A4 (Aachen/Cologne) and A61 (Koblenz/Venlo) motorways.

1970
The company’s repair and maintenance portfolio is expanded to include facilities for assembling hydraulic cylinders from new.

1972
The production area is further extended to meet increasing market demand and accommodate the company’s growing workforce.

1979

Acquisition of the servicing and commercial dealership Commercial Hydraulics.

1984

Acquisition of the servicing and commercial dealership Sauer Danfoss.

 

1985
Hans Pohl becomes sole owner and managing director.

1989
Affiliate company h+p ölhydraulik GmbH is established.

The new company begins to design and build its first hydraulic plant and machines.
Acquisition of the servicing and commercial dealership Bosch Rexroth.

1991
The company’s offices and factory buildings are extended.

1992
Ernst Gülich dies.

1993
Hans Pohl goes into well-earned retirement and hands the company over to his sons.

1995
The company is taken over by Ferdinand Pohl, son of the co-founder Hans Pohl.

1996

The two companies are merged to create Hydraulik-Technik Gülich – Pohl GmbH, thereby combining and further extending the range of services provided.

Developments include the installation of the latest CAD workstations, extension of the testing facilities and the recruitment of additional qualified staff for the existing operations: repair and maintenance – new cylinder production – hydraulics unit assembly.

1997
Hans Pohl dies.

2000

The company acquires ISO 9001 certification.

2008
David Pohl takes up a training post in his father’s company, thereby
securing the future of the family business.

2009

The company is awarded TÜV-Rheinland (Technical Control Board) approval as a specialist in accordance with §19 IWHG.

Installation, maintenance, reconditioning and cleaning of complete systems for use in conjunction with water-hazardous liquids for water hazard classes 1 und 2.

2010

Introduction of the AMS Industrial Safety Management System.

And as for the future……
the entire HT team will continue to focus on improving its products and services – with you the customer in mind.