Manufacturing the 657th batch system
We are THE world’s leading company in the batch and cullet system sector for the international glass industry. Focusing and specializing on batch and cullet systems, we have gained extensive specialist knowledge and a great wealth of experience.
With six subsidiaries and 30 representatives worldwide, our presence extends to all key markets in the glass industry and every project comes with its own requirements, with no two technical solutions being the same.
Challenging? Absolutely. But the more intricate the task at hand, the greater our ambition and drive to find a tailored and cost-effective solution. For you. And we’re not too old to learn. In fact, quite the opposite: ZIPPE is where it is today, continuing to lead the way thanks to our heritage of future orientation, continuous development and an unwavering passion for glass.
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Getting it right – from the start
Very few companies can boast a successful history spanning more than 100 years.
Here are just a few of the milestones:
ZIPPE Industrieanlagen GmbH celebrates its 100th birthday
Acquisition of glass business of Lahti Precision Oy and establishment of Lahti Glass Technology Oy
Building of the 600th batch system
Top-level management assumed by Dr Philipp ZIPPE (Dr Bernd-Holger ZIPPE assumes the position of Chairman)
Installation of the 20th “Plant-Wide Automation” system
Construction of the 60th float glass batch system
ZIPPE Industrieanlagen GmbH celebrates its 90th birthday
Official opening of the new ZIPPE Technology Center
Start of operations at the new ZIPPE Logistics Center
Delivery of the 1000th batch charger
Official opening of the new ZIPPE Electronics Center
Dr Bernd-Holger ZIPPE assumes management of the ZIPPE company
Construction of the first batch/cullet preheater for the glass industry
Construction of the first batch system for float glass
Construction of the first factory cullet processing plant for hot and cold glass waste
Construction of the first batch system for container glass
Development of the first batch charger for the glass industry
Establishing the company anew in Wertheim. It is managed by founder Alfred ZIPPE Sr. and his son Alfred ZIPPE Jr., together with his wife Edith.
Founding of the company by Alfred ZIPPE Sr., in Haida, North Bohemia
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