We decide to expand our presence in the
British market and merge with the British
company PCI. The newly formed company
Möller PCI soon becomes the market
leader in refractory installations in lime and
The time is ripe! The individual
companies Eberhardt GmbH and
Schwab GmbH merge and, from now
on, operate under the new name
EBERHARDT SCHWAB GmbH. The aim is
to provide all lime kiln operators with
a unique product range from a single
source. This does not only create
synergies but, true to the motto
“Fusion of Competencies”, offers our
customers an added value that
is truly convincing.
Möller celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since its foundation, the location in
Lemgo has developed into a “competence center” for the whole M-Group.
Almost every 4 years, the facility has been systematically extended. The
expansion of the management board goes hand in hand with the construction
of the “Bridge” which marks the completion of the remodeling works of the
With the founding of Möller Ireland in Mullingar/
Ireland, we can proudly say “We are Irish”, a slogan
which is filled with life each and every day.
Ireland is a small but very important market for the
M-Group. With an individual marketing concept and
a small local warehouse we soon become a valued
partner on the island.
The M-Group expands its presence in the UK. With a local
agency and a warehouse in Rotherham, we are creating another
foothold in a European country. The Globalization and our
good reputation among multinational groups open many
doors to us.
The company Eberhardt fromWolfenbüttel joins the group of
companies. An important and courageous
step towards plant engineering because Eberhardt
designs and builds complete lime burning plants.
More than 500 lime shaft kilns especially in the sugar
and soda industries are “Eberhardt” kilns.
Our subsidiary in Poland constitutes an important
bridgehead to Eastern Europe. Möller Polska
provides highly qualified specialists in the field of
refractory technology who can be deployed all over
Together with Harald Schwab the company
Schwab is founded. A real stroke of luck because
we can expand our business area with a unique
concept to cover also vertical lime shaft kilns.
Gerhard Möller gradually retires from active business while
Klaus and Anke Röpke take over the management.
The globalization of markets is perceived as an opportu-
nity for the company’s growth on an international level.
The brand name “M-Group” is taking shape
and will become our distinctive company logo
in the years to come.
The business activities are continuously becoming
more diverse. Until then, Möller was mainly active
on a regional or national level, now more and more orders
are coming from abroad.
Dipl.-Betriebswirt Klaus Röpke joins
the company followed by his wife,
Dipl.-Kauffrau Anke Röpke, née Möller,
daughter of the founder, two years
later. Thus, the 2nd generation is
gradually entering the family
Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Möller takes over the former Lemgo branch of the long-
established company Ferbeck & Cie. On 1st May 1966, the company Möller is founded.
This is the beginning of the systematic restructuring of the company, away from
chimney construction towards refractory engineering.
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