History Wacker Neuson
Tradition and progress – from a small blacksmith's to a successful group.
Wacker Neuson looks back on 160 years of history. Wacker Neuson as it operates today was created through the 2007 merger of Wacker Construction Equipment AG and Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG. Weidemann GmbH was acquired by Wacker Construction Equipment AG in 2005, while Kramer-Werke GmbH was acquired by Neuson Baumaschinen GmbH in 2001.
March 30, 2007
Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) signed for merger
May 04, 2007
Merger authorized by German anti-trust authorities
May 11, 2007
Merger authorized by Austrian anti-trust authorities
September 23, 2007
Merger agreement signed by Wacker Construction Equipment AG, Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG and their main shareholders
October 18, 2007
Hans Neunteufel elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Martin Lehner appointed to Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for the compact equipment business segment and Günther Binder to Member of the Executive Board responsible for finance and IT
October 31, 2007
Merger of Wacker Construction Equipment AG and Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG completed and fully effective
February 18, 2009
Legal form of company changed to a European company (Societas Europaea), trading under the name Wacker Neuson SE.