CHETRA Company History

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In the course of the CHETRA success story going back over 40 years the company's engineers and designers have repeatedly been responsible for outstanding technological achievements. Here we are proud to present some of the main stages of our company history and the most significant milestones in CHETRA's product development performance:

1979 Establishment of CHETRA GmbH by Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Hans J. Rabl in Munich;
  Engineering company; sealing products were manufactured to CHETRA's designs by sub-contractors
Three product divisions: mechanical seals (GLRD)
packings /gaskets
technical maintenance products
1984 Manufacturer of mechanical seals and packings in Garching (near Munich)
Market specialisation: high-quality mechanical seals
customised special solutions
1983 Establishment of the joint-venture CHETRA-Budapest Kft in Budapest (Hungary)
90s On the basis of the company's experience with high-quality mechanical seals the construction of API mechanical seals was driven forward in close cooperation with a major German refinery, a petrochemical plant and an OEM for pipeline pumps.
Accessing new markets: sterile mechanical seals
divided mechanical seals

mechanical seals for specific processes

Pharmacy and foodstuffs
Power stations, including combined heat and power plants
Process technology (mixers, stirrers, dryers)
2004 Establishment of CHETRA Sealing Technology Pte. Ltd (CST) in Singapore
2005 The company's activities in the Middle East and Far East were intensified, leading to further applications in the oil and gas sector, in particular with pipeline pumps, water injection pumps and main oil line pumps.
2012 Establishment of CHETRA Mech. Seals India Pvt. Ltd in Mumbai (India)
Change of location: In the year 2012 CHETRA GmbH Dichtungstechnik moved into its new headquarters, while remaining true to its original location of Munich.
2012 change of corporate type of company from “GmbH” (ltd. liability) to “AG” public share company
2015 Establishing Italian subsidiary:
CHETRA Italia S.r.l. in Concorezza (Monza) – Italy
2015 Establishing of a J.V. (joint venture-) Company in India with
Mascot Dynamics/Mumbai and CHETRA Mechanical Seals India Pvt.Ltd.