It all began in Alpirsbach-Peterzell in the heart of the beautiful Black Forest and the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg in 1984, when Wolfgang and Klaus Riegert once manufactured vendor parts for regional industry. Today the family-owned company has 65 employees and has successfully built up a worldwide sales network for recycling and processing plants. Click through the ARP success story here and look back on the positive steady development.
Foundation of the company by Wolfgang and Klaus Riegert. Vendor parts are manufactured for regional industry.
First in-house development: Return machine for beverage cans with an integrated press.
Development of waste crushers. 8 people are employed.
Set-up of sales offices in Austria and Switzerland.
Reconstruction of the company building in Alpirsbach-Peterzell. 12 employees.
Set-up of sales offices in Scandinavia and Japan.
ARP offers complete process plant construction for chip disposal systems as well as waste and recycleable materials.
Development of the ARP above-floor chip clearance system, construction of pumps, shredders and vacuum extraction systems. 35 employees.
Set-up of the company’s own service team, 30 people employed.
The company premises extended by a production shop.
Development of the first aluminium chip recycling plant.
The 3000th machine is shipped to Japan.
The 4000th machine leaves the factory.
Foundation of the ARP of Americas in Waterford, Michigan, USA.
The 5000th machine leaves the factory.
Beginning of the construction work for extension of the office and production areas. ARP employs 65 people.
Official opening of the new offices and the large production shop.
ARP develops and builds its first fully automatic aluminium recycling system.
The 6000th machine leaves the factory.
2011 ARP GmbH & Co. KG receives the Environmental Technology Award in the “Material Efficiency” category.