History


Ballenstedt 2010

Today Steffen and Thomas Wegener run the Paul Wegener GmbH as managing partners in the 5th generation.

Division measurement engineering:

Steffen Wegener Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Engineering,

TU Dresden (1989-1994) www.tu-dresden.de

RPI Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY (1993 1994) www.rpi.edu

Division CNC manufacturing:

Thomas Wegener Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Precision Engineering,

FH Jena (1993-1997) www.fh-jena.de

NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg MD (1997) www.nist.gov

  • 11.12.2003 Domestic type approval of a „maximum load indicating instrument“ by the PTB Braunschweig
  • 01.07.2002 Atex approval as manufacturing plant by the IBExU Freiberg
  • 08.11.1995 Accreditation according to DIN ISO 9001 by the TÜV Rheinland
  • 01.05.1990 The brothers Dietrich, Eberhard and Ulrich Wegener found the Paul Wegener GmbH in Ballenstedt, Marienstr. 24 as equal managing partners
  • 08.05.1972 Expropriation, change of name to VEB Messgerätewerk Ballenstedt Eberhard Wegener becomes plant manager
  • 1959 State-controlled involvement under compulsion Erich Wegener is plant manager
  • 27.12.1921 Paul Wegener leaves with his sons Erich and Paul the firm Wegener & Mach G.m.b.H. and founds the Paul Wegener KG, Fabrik technischer Messinstrumente in Ballenstedt, Marienstr. 24
  • 29.06.1905 German Empire Patent No.172383: „pointer thermometer with automatic correction of pointer position“
  • 01.04.1887 Karl Wegener founds with his brother-in-law Franz Mach the firm Wegener & Mach G.m.b.H., Fabrik technischer Meß-Instrumente in Quedlinburg, Gröpern 29
  • 14.09.1877 Karl Wegener, model turner, becomes citizenship of Quedlinburg with Citizen Letter No. 2435
  • 27.03.1850 Karl Christian Wilhelm Wegener is born as son of the gardener Heinrich Wegener and his wife Marie, née Schulze in Quedlinburg.