1997 - 2006

1997
Roland Kober is appointed to the Board
1999
  • For the first time ever, AL-KO surpasses 1 billion (German Marks) in revenue and employs more than 3,800 people
  • Herbert Kober moves to the Supervisory Board. His previous position on the Board of Directors is filled by his brother, Kurt
  • TRAILCO, South African manufacturer of axles and vehicle accessories is acquired

 

2003
  • SECMAI S.A. in France is acquired to strengthen sales activities in Air Technology
  • Subsidiary is established in Riga to sell Vehicle Technology and Garden + Hobby products in the Baltic
2004
  • Activities at SIEMON GmbH in Emmerzhausen are taken over to manufacture special ventilation equipment
  • Sales company for Vehicle Technology and Garden + Hobby is established in Kiev, Ukraine
2005
  • Company RTN-Goett SAS in France is acquired to produce axles, brakes, overrun devices and additional automobile accessories
  • Harald Kober is appointed to the Board
2006
  • Raymond and Stefan Kober are appointed to the Board of AL-KO KOBER AG
  • AL-KO celebrates its 75th anniversary and invites visitors to an "open house" in Kötz
  • Serial production begins for AL-KO ATC Trailer Control, the anti-skid system for trailers

 

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