Company history

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1987

Establishment of Wystrach GmbH

Establishment of Wystrach GmbH in Weeze, Germany by Joachim Wystrach

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1988

First industrial gas customers

Supply of industrial gas customers using transport pallets.

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1989

Expansion of product portfolio

Production of cylinder bundles as subcontractor.

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1993

200 and 300 bar bundles

Approval of first Wystrach bundle for pressure levels 200 and 300 bar.

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1995

CNG-drive by Wystrach

Entry into the natural gas market – production of gas storage systems for the vehicle industry.

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1996

Company expansion

Expansion of production areas by 3000 m2.
New technology: Welding robots and ultrasonic testing for compressed gas containers.

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2001

Company expansion,
Project "Kursk"

Expansion of production areas by 6000 m2
Introduction of powder coating for compressed gas containers

Special project "Kursk" - creation of storage system for the salvage vessel Giant

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2004

Company expansion, first hydrogen trailer

Expansion of production areas by 600 m2
Introduction of second ultrasonic testing facility

Development of own hydrogen trailer system

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2006

Company expansion

Expansion of painting centre to a capacity of 270,000 containers a year.

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2008

New technologies

Introduction of sheet and tube laser technology and of the second welding robot.

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2010

Expansion of range of services and products

Introduction of water pressure tests
Introduction of storage lift from the company Kardex for more efficient material supply.

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2011

Company expansion

New construction and commissioning of a warehouse of approx. 2000 m2
with a mobile rack system from the company Meta with 2000 storage spaces.

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2012

Company expansion

New construction and commissioning of a production and administration building of approx. 6000 m2.

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2013

Company anniversary,
Company expansion

Celebration of the 25th anniversary.

New construction and commissioning of a production and administration building of approx. 6,000 m2.
New construction and commissioning of production facilities for metal and plant construction of approx. 3,400 m2.

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2013

Red Dot Award

Wystrach GmbH produces the MegaPack4 gas cylinder bundle for the company Messer. This is awarded the Red Dot Award "honourable mention".

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2014

Hydrogen Trailer 2nd generation,
CNG storage system for trucks and buses

Diverse product innovations: Introduction of 2nd generation hydrogen trailer,
Wystrach presents a CNG storage for trucks and one for buses and
expands its product portfolio by a pallet for transporting medical gasses.

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2015

500bar bundles,
Introduction of improved laser technology

Wystrach develops the 500bar compressed gas cylinder bundle made of composite material.

Introduction and installation of the new generation of the tried and tested laser machine TruLaser 3030 with 5kW laser output and optimised handling.

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2016

Regional trains with hydrogen propulsion

Coradia iLint – Hydrogen propulsion for regional trains.
Together with XPERION ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT and Alstom Deutschland, Wystrach GmbH has created the world’s first regional train powered by hydrogen.

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2017

Company expansion

In the course of company expansion activities, our plant 2 is enlarged by about 1,600 square metres. Due to the plant expansion, the storage capacity of 2,000 pallets is increased by approx. 1,400 pallets or bundle storage spaces - a total storage capacity of approx. 41,000 compressed gas cylinders

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