With the development of today´s worldwide used claw coupling for compressed air, the success story began in 1930 for the engineer, Emil Georg Lüdecke.
Today, we manufacture over 30.000 products and perform as an experienced and competent partner for all kinds of coupling systems in the low-pressure range – Engineered and MADE IN GERMANY.
E. Georg LÜDECKE KG was founded in Leipzig by Emil Georg Lüdecke
With the development of the claw coupling Emil Georg LÜDECKE laid the foundation of LÜDECKE's success.
Construction of a new factory in Amberg
Erwin Bogner assumed Lüdecke KG
In 1986 the company was assumed by Erwin Bogner, who was director and partner since 1956, and continued as a family business. He had evolved the medium-sized family company to a premium address for high quality coupling systems. With entrepreneurial vision and a huge personal effort, he established a global sales distribution network and settled in an innovative way the course for future product focuses. Under his direction, the planning and the start of the new company building in 2015 emerged.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (1956 – 2015)
Founding of LÜDECKE GmbH as operating company
Initial operation of the first fully automatic high rack warehouse
Klaus Herdegen became a part of the executive management
Klaus Herdegen joined the company in 1995. 2000 he became a part of the executive management and now continues the family company as Chief Executive Officer. Klaus Herdegen leads the history of the company in an operative way for a long time. During his leadership of the company and due to his own huge commitment LÜDECKE is taking his biggest steps in expanding and developing in its 90-year old history.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (seit 2000)
Construction of the new administration building including an additional production hall
Extension of the fully automatic high rack warehouse
Start of the company extension (production halls, LÜDECKE ACADEMY), new sales structure
Initial operation of the new production halls
Initial operation of the LÜDECKE ACADEMY