Celebrating 25 years Team Henrich & Krall

On May 24th, 2019, Team Henrich & Krall celebrated its 25th anniversary at the company’s headquarters in Dreieichenhain, Germany. Around 170 international guests celebrated the landmark event in a laid-back summer party, accompanied by a live band, exciting entertainment and excellent food.

Jürgen Krall, founder and CEO of Team Henrich & Krall, took the audience on a walk down memory lane with anecdotes from 25 years’ worth of company history. In his speech, he expressed his gratitude for the continued support and trust from his customers, colleagues, partners and friends: “Some of you have known us since the very first days. It feels like yesterday that we cleaned the first lenses with brushes, developed our tinting technology and produced our first deblocker. You put your trust in us and believed in our products and I want to thank you for that."

Founded in 1994 as a two-man company by Jürgen Krall and Dieter Henrich, Team Henrich & Krall soon made a mark on the German and European ophthalmic market. The company became known for its expertise in developing and producing automated solutions for deblocking, cleaning and tinting, proven in many installations worldwide.

In 2013, Team Henrich & Krall joined the SCHNEIDER group and has become an integral part of it. The merger extended Team Henrich & Krall’s reach overseas making them known across the globe while extending SCHNEIDER’s product portfolio significantly – a win-win solution for both companies. “Adding the state-of-the-art Team Henrich & Krall equipment to our product portfolio was the next step forward on our way to become the full solution provider that we are today.” said Gunter Schneider, president of the SCHNEIDER group. “Joining our forces turned out to be the right decision for everybody involved: Team Henrich & Krall, SCHNEIDER, and our customers. In Jürgen and his team, we found reliable partners and friends. I appreciate their work and support very much” he concluded.

As of 2019, the team in Dreieichenhain has grown to 29 employees and the production facilities have been expanded significantly. After introducing the first modular dip-hardcoating solution at Mido earlier this year, Team Henrich & Krall and SCHNEIDER are already working on the next exciting new pieces of equipment to be released soon.