These are the most important milestones of our traditional company, which is family-owned by the fifth generation.
On July 6th the Ch. Dahlinger Company for cardboard products was founded by Christian Dahlinger in Lahr.
An extensive plot of land is acquired at the current headquarters and a separate factory building is built.
The company specializes in the manufacturing of watches, jewellery and cutlery packaging.
Rising exports and success with the production of complete shop window fittings in the “Golden Twenties”.
The company, which was destroyed in World War II, is rebuilt and the company profits from the “Wirtschaftswunder” in the following boom years.
With modernized production including plastics processing and a good sales force, the company achieves a leading position in Europe.
Due to the internationalization of production, the first valuable experiences are gained in Far East.
Establishment of an advisory board to advise on strategic issues. Production and logistics in China was further expanded.
Opening of an office in Hong Kong to support suppliers in China and customers in the Middle and Far East.
Foundation of a wholly-owned subsidiary in China to monitor the entire local supply chain.
Expansion of design and product development to handle complex and technically demanding projects competently.
The expansion of the product range in the last 20 years and the dedication to other segments of the luxury and lifestyle sector, requires a further strengthening of the supply chain in China.
Ch. Dahlinger celebrates 150th anniversary and is well known as a full-service provider for manufacturers and retail in the luxury and lifestyle sector.