The history of KEUCO
With a long history as market leader for bathroom accessories, today KEUCO offers a large range of fittings, accessories, mirror cabinets, washbasins and bathroom furniture. Throughout its history, the company has always been driven by a tireless quest to continuously improve and an eagerness to apply excellence to new areas.
The KEUCO group of companies has its beginnings in the founding of the TURK + BOLTE firm in Iserlohn.
The Paul Keune & Co. KG. company is founded. In a production area of roughly 400 m2, six employees manufacture standard fittings for bathrooms.
For the first time the company generates revenues of 1 million DM.
Construction of their first own factory building.
Development of DE LUXE, their first own series.
Market launch of premium metal mirror cabinets.
Start of internationalisation in Belgium.
Development of the ELEGANCE series - with more than 40 million items sold it is the most successful series in the world.
Luigi Colani develops the first revolutionary bathroom design in Germany with accessories, lights and mirrors from KEUCO.
The company name Paul Keune & Co. KG becomes KEUCO GmbH & Co. KG.
Takeover of the largest competitor TURK + BOLTE.
Market launch of bathroom furniture.
Takeover of the metal goods factory TWICK + LEHRKE in Gütersloh, market leader in Germany for mirror cabinets; new construction of the goods distribution centre.
Inauguration of the KEUCO Design Forum and the Centre of Excellence for training merchants and tradespeople.
Market launch of water-conducting fittings.
Market launch of the Care range for accessible bathrooms.
The first complete bathroom, EDITION 300 (fittings, accessories, mirror cabinets, washbasins and bathroom furniture).
A study finds that KEUCO is among the best 100 employers in Germany.
Takeover of the LUDEWIG firm in Bünde, manufacturer of furniture.
Introduction of the successful EDITION 11 bathroom furnishings, designed by Dominik Tesseraux.
Inauguration of the Technology Forum to provide technical product training for every area of KEUCO's expertise.
Market launch of the innovative IXMO fittings series.
At three locations, KEUCO operates production plants with 500 employees and generates annual revenues of 126 million euros.