WALSER History

2014

NEW LOGISTICS CENTRE, HAMBURG

NEW LOGISTICS CENTRE, HAMBURG

Takeover with subsequent optimization and reopening of the central logistics site in Gallin near Hamburg.

2008

WALSER ONLINESHOP

WALSER ONLINESHOP

Green light for the WALSER online shop and other e-commerce activities.

2006

WALSER CHINA

WALSER CHINA

Office in Hangzhou opened to strengthen our presence in Asia. Up till now, many employees have been employed here.

1995

EXPANSION IN LOGISTICS

Due to the increasing order book, the logistics site in Hohenems is extended and expanded.

1993

WALSER ASIA PACIFIC

WALSER ASIA PACIFIC

WALSER ASIA PACIFIC LTD is opened as the first international site.

WALSER SWITZERLAND

WALSER SWITZERLAND

In the same year, the WALSER INDUSTRIAL GROUP AG opens up in Switzerland and continues to serve as an important international location.

1990

NEW HEADQUARTER, HOHENEMS

NEW HEADQUARTER, HOHENEMS

The new headquarter of WALSER GmbH is constructed in Hohenems, Austria.

1979

THE FIRST CAR SEAT COVERS

THE FIRST CAR SEAT COVERS

The first sewing shop for seat covers and textile car interiors starts up in Hohenems.

1977

FOUNDING OF WALSER GMBH

FOUNDING OF WALSER GMBH

Hans-Karl Walser joins the company and forms the WALSER GmbH company. He broadens the product range with decorative hides, which are used to manufacture the first car seat covers for the distribution outlets of brands such as VW, Audi and BMW.

1950

DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPANY

DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPANY

With previous business structures a casualty of World War II, Karl Walser had to rebuild the company. He was known throughout the country as a specialist in leather clothing and upholstery.

1919

COMPANY FOUNDATION

COMPANY FOUNDATION

Johann Walser founded the company for the treatment of raw hides and skins after World War I.

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