Fuchs Umwelttechnik – a short overview of our history

Setting up the Fuchs Umwelttechnik laboratory

An innovative field has been launched. In addition to examinations, tests and analyses from ongoing production, new developments and special projects are conceived, designed and tested here.
In the interests of permanent optimisation for the customer, flow behaviour can be examined, sensors measured, adsorption capability on gas filters checked or experiments with sound and noise reductions conducted among other things in the Fuchs Umwelttechnik laboratory at the state of the art.

Extension of Plant 2 with a storage area with high-shelf stores of 413 square metres.

New development of the dust separation device for cleaned dusts for compact filtering devices for contamination-free dust disposal. The advantages are a flat design and a user-friendly structure.

Development of extraction and filtering devices of the IF and MKF types for petrol fumes Zone 2 in accordance with ATEX. Equipment cat. Ex II 3G, control with gas sensor and fan in accordance with ATEX.

Fuchs Umwelttechnik celebrates its 30th company anniversary.

New development FLIGHTCASE as an extraction and filtering concept for the special demands in motor sport.

Fuchs Umwelttechnik produces filter systems for fuel filling systems for the adsorption of petrol and diesel fumes of all well-known vehicle manufacturers world-wide.

Fuchs Umwelttechnik becomes system supplier for the Toyota Motorsport Gesellschaft (TMG) and Toyota Le Mans (WEC).

Granting of patent for a new spark protection module,
installation of solar collector 80 kW

Fuchs Umwelttechnik | Facility 2

Inauguration of the new facilities and start of production.

Start of construction work on a new production hall and warehouse with office building (4500 m²).

Purchase of a 9000 m² plot of commercial land on the Gassenäcker industrial estate.

Extension of the national and international service and sales network; new agencies in Switzerland and Australia.

Opening of a test bench for the examination and evaluation of "reactive" dust from laser machining processes.

Conversion of the Development and Design departments to a fully parametric 3D CAD system.

Fuchs Umwelttechnik | Facility 1

Further extension of a photovoltaic system to a capacity of 30 kW.

Extension of the photovoltaic system to a capacity of 10 kW.

Startup of the photovoltaic system with a capacity of 1 kW.

Second expansion of business and production facilities.

First extension of production facilities.

Move to new business and production facilities.

Sole proprietorship converted to limited company, sole managing shareholder and owner, Dipl.-Ing. Harald Fuchs.

Successful testing of filter systems for laser emission capability.

Development and production of the first extraction and filter system for laser emissions.

Awarded 2nd prize by the Württemberg Association of Trade and Industrial Co-operatives for a light barrier controlled extraction system for plastic workplaces.

Award of the Bavarian State Prize (gold medal) conferred by the Bavarian State Government for excellent performance on the occasion of the international craft trade fair in Munich.

Fuchs Umwelttechnik founded as craft trade business as part of the "Technology-oriented new start-ups" development programme by the State of Baden-Württemberg. Based on the positive evaluation of the "Odour neutraliser" project for laboratory workplaces.