GEDORE Automotive HISTORY Minimize
  • 1978
    Foundation of KLANN Spezialwerkzeugbau GmbH in Donaueschingen. The business purpose of the company was and is the development, production and world-wide distribution of Specialist Tools for vehicle repairs.
  • 1988
    Foundation of KLANN Tools Ltd. in the UK, with the aim of strengthening the international position of our company.
  • 1992
    After 14 years of presence in the Breslauer Straße 3, the new company building was errected 10 house numbers away. Now, KLANN with its administration, warehouse and state-of-the-art machinery for production is located on a property of 15,000 m² with an effective area of 5,600 m²
  • 1998
    Foundation of KLANN France S.A.R.L. north west of Paris to be present in France and to offer a contact point for French-speaking countries.
  • 2001
    Foundation of KLANN Tools Inc. in the USA, to establish KLANN on the American market.
  • 2002
    The effective area in Donaueschingen is enlarged by 1,300 m². The warehouse area is also enlarged and a multifunctional Testing and Training Centre is set up.
  • 2002
    KLANN is Partner in the GEDORE Group.
  • 2010
    Klann Tools UK relocates to Skipton.
  • 2016
    The renowned supplier of specialist tools for the assembly, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles is now fully integrated into the GEDORE Group. As part of the Automotive Tool Division, in which GEDORE bundles its expertise, Klann-Spezial-Werkzeugbau GmbH operates now under the new name GEDORE Automotive GmbH.

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