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Company History

1819    Formation of Demag (Germany)


1890    Formation of Mannesmann (Germany)


1910    DEMAG forms after the merger of several companies


1939    Formation of Rapistan (USA)


1959    Production of first DEMAG storage and retrieval machines


1966    Formation of Colby (Australia)


1973    Mannesmann acquires a majority interest in DEMAG


1976    Formation of DEMAG Systemtechnik


1991    Mannesmann DEMAG AG acquires the Rapistan Corp


1992    Formation of Mannesmann DEMAG Fördertechnik


1993    Mannesmann DEMAG Fördertechnik acquires Colby


1997    Formation of Mannesmann Dematic AG


2000    Vodafone acquires Mannesmann AG


2000    Siemens AG acquires Mannesmann Dematic


2001    Formation of Siemens Dematic AG


2004    Formation of Siemens Logistics & Assembly Systems


2005    Formation of Dematic GmbH & Co. KG 


2006    Acquisition of Dematic by Triton Fund


2010    Dematic acquires HK Systems, Inc. - Read the related press release


2012    Acquisition of Dematic by AEA Investors LP ("AEA") and Teachers' Private Capital ("TPC")
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