Founder Mr. Dipl.-Ing. Peter Fest
1972 resume Mr. Dipl.-Ing. Peter Fest the electrical company Elektro-Strunz. In this time was the main focus on the electrical installation in the steel industry. The company was growing from this time continuously.
Mr. Dipl.-Ing. Helmut Kämmerer joined as second Manager and the subsidiary company Dr. Ecklebe GmbH was founded in 1990. In the following years the technical office Berlin and the branch office Vienna were founded.
2001 the Schmidt Kranz & Co GmbH bought the Company from the Berliner Electro Holding and changed company structure to FEST AG. 75% of shares were owend by Schmidt Kranz & Co GmbH. 25% were for employees, CEO and supervisory board. 2017 the company changed from FEST AG to FEST GmbH. Today Mr. Matthias Authenrieth (CEO) and Mr. Robert Lambertz (CSO) are in the management of the FEST GmbH.
|1948||Establishment of the company Elektro-Strunz in Oker/ Goslar|
|1972||Company was resum from Mr. FEST and changing to FEST Elektrotechnik|
|1986||Company is changed to FEST GmbH|
|1989||Building of the new Workshop in Goslar|
|1991||New building for the Engineering department, Lounching the technical office in Berlin|
|1995||Berliner Elektro Holding gets unique shareholder|
|1997||Launching of the Branch Office Vienna|
|2001||Schmidt, Kranz & Co GmbH takes over the shares of AdCapital AG (former BEH AG)|
|2007||Founding of the OOOFest in Lipezk, Russia|
|2011||Founding of the Fest Automation & Drives, Beijing, China|
|2013||Founding of the Technical Office West, Marienheide, Germany by acquisition of the Dietrich+Knappe Automation GmbH|
|2013||Integration of "IPS-FEST GmbH" into the FEST-group|
|2016||Acquisition of RGB Power Systems (formerly Heythekker) by the IPS - FEST GmbH|
|2016||Takeover of BTEC software, Bergisch Gladbach to expand the IT portfolio|
|2019||Change of Name Technical Office West in FEST Technology GmbH, located in Bergisch Gladbach|
|2019||Centralization IPS-FEST GmbH in Sinzig|
|2019||Joint Venture with FEST-CONSULTA in Mumbai, India|
|2019||Opening branch office of OOO FEST in Chelyabinsk (ural region)|