M.Tanner AG:

[PET]

[Trafo]

History

1973
Establishment of the Marcel Tanner sole proprietorship by Rita and Marcel Tanner. The pair, skilled at draughting, accept commissions for designing various components for machine construction.

 

1976
First installation work. Small-scale conveyor belts are manufactured - mainly for the food industry.

 

1977
Company employs a design engineer. First contact made for tansformer manufacture for insulating  machine and wound cores (expanding mandrels).

 

1978
First parts manufactured in-house. Company employs a mechaical engineer and machine installer.

 

1979
The sole proprietorship Marcel Tanner becomes M. Tanner AG, a public limited company.

 

1980
M. Tanner AG is active in two sectors. Materials handling and transformer technology sector, machines and devices are made for manufacturing electric coils for the production of large transformers and traction motors.

 

1983
First test trials in the PET feeding systems sector.

 

1985
First delivery of a feeding system for PET stretch blow machines with an output of 1,500 preforms an hour.

 

1986
Headquarters of M. Tanner AG moved from Zurich to Tagelswangen (in Lindau, canton of Zurich) with six employees.

 

1998
Headquarters of M. Tanner AG moved from Tagelswangen to Illnau (Effretikon) with 12 employees.

 

2001
Around 23 employees at M. Tanner AG.

 

2005
Opening of production plant II. M. Tanner AG production plant acquires more land close to the headquarters.

 

2006
M. Tanner AG expands to approx. 65 employees.

 

2008
Opening of third production plant. The major assembly plant is now located next to production plant II, in an assembly hall.

 

2009
The local council in Illnau-Effretikon presents M. Tanner AG with the award for company of the year 2009.

 

2009
Meanwhile, there are more than 2,000 PET feeding systems manufactured by M. Tanner AG in use around the world.

 

2010

First Tanner clamping conveyor in operation.

  

2012

Marco Tanner is the new CEO at M. Tanner AG.

 

2012

VZT-6172 Tanner Preform Feeding System, more than 80'000 p/h

 

2013

Tanner installed two new OHT Clamping Conveyors with overhead air rinser at Coca-Cola Hellenic in Austria and Mosterei Möhl in Switzerland.

  

2014

Many Tanner Preform Feeding Systems are worldwide installed with the swiss partner IMD Ltd. and their the PECO Preform Inspection System.

 

2015

Regular supply and installations of the new innovation Tanner OHT Clamping Conveyor with the options camera inspection, overhead air rinser and uvc-irradiation worldwide.

   

2017

With the different preform lines we offer our customers a complete solution from one source. A preform turnkey solution within the PET line.

         

2018

First Tanner AS Preform Line delivered. The high-Quality Clean-Line feeding system was manufactured for a German market leader in the dairy industry.

 

2019

The Tanner Preform Line is establishing itself on the market. The Preform Line portfolio is constantly expanding.

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