Since 100 years, always one step ahead
Digital networking makes its way into the company – Goldbach Kirchner uses new design software for process optimization.
German Design Award 2021
The new GK CUBE room solution receives the German Design Award 2021. The new system focuses on climate protection and the reduction of CO2 emissions during production.
„Made in Germany“
The networking of the two facilities and the high level of process optimisation secure the future of Germany as a production base.
Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) – ‘Industry 4.0’
Setup of an ultramodern production line for the volume production of individual furniture from a lot size of one.
Purchase of Dessau-based Systemmöbel GmbH
Goldbach Kirchner, an owner-managed company now in its third generation, acquires the factory premises of System Möbel Dessau GmbH in the Bauhaus city of Dessau. This expands the company’s production space by 15,000 sqm.
Construction of new shipping and production building
Company expansion featuring a new shipping and production building, plus the first glass bonding machine for producing partition walls with structural glazing.
Merger with Goldbach Kirchner raumconcepte GmbH
In 2006, the companies finally merged: the result was today’s Goldbach Kirchner raumconcepte GmbH. Based in Geiselbach, the company focuses on the design and manufacture of high-quality storage and partition wall systems, and luxury interior fit-out work. A large showroom with a view of the production facilities underlines the capabilities of the company.
Kirchner becomes new owner
The Kirchner industrial joinery company becomes the owner of Goldbach RaumConcept GmbH, moving design and manufacturing operations to its Geiselbach site, around 20 km north of Aschaffenburg.
The partnership between Kirchner Schreinerei Innenausbau GmbH and Goldbach RaumConcept GmbH made synergies possible throughout a many parts of the company.
The company was renamed Goldbach GmbH in 1973 and its interior fit-out unit was formed as a separate company two decades later.
Goldbach RaumConcept GmbH now concentrates on storage/partition wall systems and office furniture.
Production of storage and partition walls
In 1967, the factory began making storage and partition walls, with IT furniture being added in the same year.
Formation of Goldbach
The origins of the company go back to the year 1922, and the chiller cabinets and wooden aircraft propellers manufactured by the Goldbach chipboard and stavewood factory in Goldbach, Aschaffenburg.
Formation of Kirchner joiners
The Kirchner joinery firm was formed in the same year. One of the products designed and manufactured by founder Jakob Kirchner in Geiselbach was the well-known (and patented) ‘Ruck-zuck’ pulldown attic stairs.