The first gas cylinder plants are established in Babelsberg and Elterlein.
Re-launch of the cylinder plant.
The sole manufacturer of welded gas cylinders in the GDR, with total production of approx. seven million cylinders (in Elterlein).
Cylinder production in Elterlein ceases. Opening of the GWG production plant in Grünhain, the only manufacturer of welded gas cylinders in Germany.
The 1,000,000th cylinder is produced in Grünhain.
GWG now has two separate assembly lines (new cylinders and cylinders returning for inspection).
GWG now has use of two welding robots for automated welding on of handles and flanges – this eases the burden on employees, improves quality and raises production by 120 percent.
Commissioning of the new, fully mechanised processing area for the preparation of cylinders returning for inspection. The production of new cylinders is increased through a modern drawing centre,especially developed for GWG.
GWG receives a new hall for finishing cylinders. The welding centre with a modern robot handling system goes into operation.
The gas cylinder plant in Grünhain turns ten.
New management at GWG - change of ownership.
New product launch – Premium 21 product line.
We celebrate 85 successful years of gas cylinder production in the Erzgebirge.