Important milestones

1896 Ludwig Bergmann senior founds a production plant for agricultural vehicles in Goldenstedt.
1922 The sons, Franz and Hermann Bergmann, join their fathers company and steadily increase production and sales in the decades that follow. Especially with the production of threshing machines - sales of up to 50.000 machines at the end of the 1940s - the company gains a good reputation.
1946 The production of grain blowers starts.
1950 Hay and straw blowers follow.
1953 Beginning of the BERGMANN "potato harvester era". With the development and production of innovative potato harvesters, the company attains a leading market position.
1954 The production of manure spreaders starts.
1963 Silage trailers for forage and fodder recovery are added to the range of products.
1964 Beginning of the trailer production.
1976 Dipl.-Ing. Ludwig Bergmann joins the company. He
1984 Loading trailers are equipped with a 2/3 conveyor rake.
1994 BERGMANN evolves into the specialists for spreading technology as well as loading and silage trailers.
1995 A 14 x 50 steel link chain is used as a transport floor chain.
1996 A 2-rotor system for loading and silage trailers is introduced
1998 BERGMANN manufactures interchangeable chassis systems with hydrostatic axle suspension.
1999 Silage transport trrailers are added to the product range for machinery for forage and fodder recovery.
2001 The first spreader with a conical all-steel bin is introduced.
2003 At the AGRITECHNICA, the high-capacity loading trailer "Shuttle" is presented with its unique performance specifications.
2005 BERGMANN introduces the first self-propelled. GPS controlled, precision spreader which attracts a lot of interest.
2006 A new product in the silage trailer division is introduced, the "Raptor"
2008 Dipl.-Ing. Ludwig Bergmann, owner and CED since 1976, passes away. His wife, Dr. jur. Jutta Middendorf-Bergmann, takes over his responsibilities. With this arrangement, the company will continue to be successful as an independent family run business.
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