Our History

Our History

♦ Meteor GmbH

 

In the 1950s

1951

On April 1st, 1951 Mr. Karl Heinz Bädje establish the Meteor Moosgummifabrik K.H. Bädje KG. When the company was set up 12 persons were employed. Until the end of the year the number had increased to 22 blue-collar and 2 white-collar workers.

1954

Moving into the buildings of the previous Canning Factory Ambergau in Bockenem. Until the end of the year the number of employees increased to 214.

1957

Acquisition of Canning Factory Ambergau GmbH in Bockenem

1959

Expansion of  factory site by acquisition of the terrain of sugar factory Bockenem

Contribution of the Canning Factory Ambergau GmbH into the Meteor Moosgummifabrik K.H. Bädje KG

 

In the 1960s

1964/65

Company split-up and simultaneous foundation of Meteor Moosgummiwerke K.H. Bädje GmbH & Co. KG

 

In the 1980s

1982

Company name is changed from Meteor Moosgummiwerke K.H. Bädje GmbH & Co. KG to Meteor Gumiwerke K. H. Bädje GmbH & Co. KG

 

In the 1990s

1991

Opening of the subsidiary plant in Dingelstädt / Thuringia

1998

Establishment of a subsidiary company in Dover/Ohio, USA as well as foundation of a joint ventures with the LMI Custom Mixing for compounding in Cambridge/Ohio, USA.

 

In the 2000s

2001

50th company anniversary

2001

Relocation from Dingelstädt to the newly built facility in Worbis

2007

Installation of a Meteor test center with integrated leak testing facility for test under real conditions

 

In the 2010s

2014

On May 1st, 2014 the company transfer from Meteor Gummiwerke K.H. Bädje GmbH & Co. KG i.I.  to the new established Toyoda Gosei Meteor GmbH takes place.