Gribi History

1969

Fritz Gribi founds the GRIBI AG in Schlieren, an ideal site for the development of an innovative enterprise due to the advantageous situation on the roads and the good accessibility by railway.

1996

René Schaffner joins the enterprise as manager and successor of Fritz Gribi. GRIBI AG develops itself in the following years to a worldwide operating enterprise.

2000

The GRIBI Hydraulics AG is worldwide successfully active on all continents. Thanks to the high engagement of all employees the personnel can be doubled.

2007

René Schaffner and his wife Denise Schaffner-Gribi, daughter of the company’s founder Fritz Gribi, purchase 100% of the company.

2010

GRIBI Hydraulics AG employs about 50 employees and strives for a continual and well thought-out expansion.

2012

End of May 2012 GRIBI Hydraulics AG makes possible to shift a 6200 tons heavy building by about 60 meters. The spectacle was watched by a broad public paying high attention to this sensational event in the media too.  

GRIBI Hydraulics AG delivers the 300‘000th cylinder.

THE company is glad to have obtained  the  ISO 14001:2004 certification.

2013

The 10`000th hydraulic unit for the DeLaval milking robot has left our works.