History

1885

Gustav Mankenberg founded the company GUSTAV MANKENBERG in the German city of Heide.

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Gustav Mankenberg founded the company GUSTAV MANKENBERG in the German city of Heide.

Germany
Carl Benz completed the first automobile, the so-called „Benz-Patent-Motorwagen“.

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The Austrian scientist Karl von Auer Welsbach invented the gas-light bulb.

1895

GUSTAV MANKENBERG transferred the company to the industrial location of Szczecin, where he manufactured cast products and valves.

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GUSTAV MANKENBERG transferred the company to the industrial location of Szczecin, where he manufactured cast products and valves.

Germany
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered X-rays at the Institute for Physics in the German city of Würzburg.

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Alexander S. Popov built a receiver which reproduced statics acoustically and called it "thunderstorm announcer". This device was groundbreaking for the later use of radiotelegraphy.

1904

Development: 
NIAGARA: steam trap with closed and welded steel ball float
LUNA: crescent-shaped expansion steam trap

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Development: NIAGARA: steam trap with closed and welded steel ball float LUNA: crescent-shaped expansion steam trap

Germany
Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe patented the first gyrocompass which worked independently from the terrestrial magnetic field.

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An important section of the Transsibirian railroad, the Circumbaikal train line, was completed.

1906

Development: low pressure model SEDINA

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Development: low pressure model SEDINA

Germany
The German hairdresser Karl Nessler built an equipment which primped and permed the hair of the ladies.

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First radio transmission by the Canadian Reginald Fessenden.

1945

Eviction of the factory in Szczecin ordered by the occupying power. Permission was given to resume production in the Brolingstrasse in Lübeck.

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Eviction of the factory in Szczecin ordered by the occupying power. Permission was given to resume production in the Brolingstrasse in Lübeck.

Germany
Conrad Zuse presented his Z4 computer equipped with a magnetic core memory.

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The Nobel prize for medicine was awarded to Sir Alexander Fleming for inventing penicillin.

1948

Development:
high pressure steam trap  CORONA
pressure reducer ODIN and DUPLEX

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Development: high pressure steam trap CORONA pressure reducer ODIN and DUPLEX

Germany
Robert Denk, a German radio pioneer, played the first tubeless receiver to an audience.

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A British aeroplane of the de Havilland 08 type reached supersonic speed.

1949

Development: weight-loaded pressure reducer GLORIA

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Development: weight-loaded pressure reducer GLORIA

Germany
Further development of the broadcasting service: Introduction of VHF technology.

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The first xerographic copier entered the market. The reproduction of an original lasted about two to three minutes.

1979

First deep-drawn stainless steel pressure reducing valve (DM 662)

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First deep-drawn stainless steel pressure reducing valve (DM 662)

Germany
Together with H.C. Brown the German chemist Georg Wittig was awarded the Nobel prize for chemistry for having invented a generally applicable Olefin synthesis.

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The American Jupiter space probes 1+2 discovered volcanic activities on Jupiter's moon Io.

1980

First deep-drawn series of bleeding and venting valves (EB 1.12 / EB 1.32)

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First deep-drawn series of bleeding and venting valves (EB 1.12 / EB 1.32)

Germany
The federally owned research vessel "Gauss" was equipped with a Grim vane wheel which transformed the propeller thrust power into an additional thrust.

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Philips and Sony defined their standards for a CD in the so-called 'red book' and commenced production in the early 1980s.

1992

Mankenberg moved houses to the newly built premises in the Spenglerstrasse in Lübeck.

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Mankenberg moved houses to the newly built premises in the Spenglerstrasse in Lübeck.

Germany
The mobile communications networks D1 and D2 went on line.

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The English scientist Tim Berners-Lee set up the world wide web at the Geneva-based CERN institute.

2002

Hermann Thomsen retired from his position as managing director, Axel Weidner became sole managing director of Mankenberg GmbH.

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Hermann Thomsen retired from his position as managing director, Axel Weidner became sole managing director of Mankenberg GmbH.

Germany
Long and heavy precipitations caused the river Elbe and many of its affluents to overflow their banks resulting in the worst flooding of the century.

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The Gartner Group calculated that one billion of PCs had been sold by April that year.

2007

Commencement of the project 'Development of a new Generation of Pipeline Valves of large Nominal Diameter for Water, Oil and Gas' promoted by the German WTSH (Business Development and Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein)

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Commencement of the project 'Development of a new Generation of Pipeline Valves of large Nominal Diameter for Water, Oil and Gas' promoted by the German WTSH (Business Development and Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein)

Germany
The German physicist Peter Andreas Grünberg was awarded the Nobel prize for physics for having discovered the GMR effect.

The World
The first potentially habitable exoplanet was discovered orbiting the star Gliese 581, which is 20.5 lightyears away.

2008

First condensate pump made of deep-drawn stainless steel.  Compared with other products of the like, the KH1 pump is extremely lightweight, compact and features an excellent surface.

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First condensate pump made of deep-drawn stainless steel. Compared with other products of the like, the KH1 pump is extremely lightweight, compact and features an excellent surface.

Germany
Inauguration of Germany's first fully automatic subway in Nürnberg.

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The particle accelerator Large Hadron Collider was completed at the Geneva-based CERN institute.

2010

Mankenberg GmbH celebrates its 125th anniversary with many special events and by issuing a company chronicle book.

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Mankenberg GmbH celebrates its 125th anniversary with many special events and by issuing a company chronicle book.

Germany
The 200th Oktoberfest is launched at the Theresienwiese fairground (Wies'n) in Munich.

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The international space station ISS is completed after 12 years' building time.


 

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