Company History


Connected to tradition...


Founding of the company Richard Berghänel Elektrotechnische Fabrik as a service and repair of electrical machines by technician and trader August Richard Berghänel



Renaming and reestablishment of the company Richard Berghänel & Söhne


Takeover of the company Richard Berghänel & Söhne by the son of the founder Herbert Berghänel with continuation of the company as a repair service for electrical machines and drives


Expropriation and nationalization of the private company Richard Berghänel & Söhne by the authorities of GDR (German Democratic Republic)


Reprivatization by the grandson of the founder, Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Berghänel and reestablishment of the company Berghänel-Elektrotechnik as engineering company with the focus on electrical engineering and prototyping
Granting of patents in the special field of „carbon brush run-in procedures in commutator machines„ and for applications in electrical household appliances and electrical tools
Nomination for the competition „Sachsenasse“in the category SCIENCE
Specialization in electrothermal applications for the packaging industries, particularly for blister applications


Acquisition and continuation of the company Berghänel Elektrotechnik by Dipl. Ing. [FH] Michael Berghänel, the great-grandson of the company founder in 4th generation
Expansion of project-specific internationalization, especially in Asia and North America


Certification of our QM-System according to DIN ISO9001:2015

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