Deeply rooted. Healthy growth.
At R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH we’ve been at home in the veneer trade since 1938.
From 1938 until today.
Introduction of dyed veneers under our brand name TINT.
Guido Eckermann strengthens the Sales Team
Guido Eckermann becomes a new member of the Ulrich sales team.
Tony Xantheas strengthens the Sales Team
Tony Xantheas becomes a new international member of the Ulrich sales team.
80th Anniversary of the Company
The Edwards family resigns from the IVC Group
Interzum Design Award for Motion
Introduction of Motion Panels during Interzum in Cologne, with presentation of the Interzum Design Awards.
Member of the Support Group of the Tischler Guild North
Since February 2013, R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH has been a member of the support group of the Tischler Guild North.
IVC as Trading Warehouse
IVC relocates its own production to the new ITV Factory in Pennsylvania and is now a pure trading warehouse.
Lutz Neukirchner leaving active position as Managing Director
Member of the IFN
Since 2011, R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH has been a member of the Initiative Furnier + Natur e. V. (IFN).
Total new facelift /conversion of the showroom (gallery).
Member of the Federation of the German Wood Industry
R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH has been a member of the Federation of the German Wood Industry since 2011.
Sale ChinUSA Plant
The ChinUSA plant is sold.
Since 2010, R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH has been PEFC certified.
IVT becomes part of the IVC Group
IVT becomes part of the IVC Group. Ulrich Furniere thus continues to secure the supply of the best round timber.
Pitt Neukirchner becomes Managing Director
Pitt Neukirchner becomes Managing Director of the R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH.
Tim Neukirchner becomes Managing Director
Tim Neukirchner becomes Managing Director of the R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH.
Relocation Transtadio Furniere Herford
Transtadio Furniere Herford is relocated to the Ulrich site in Hamburg.
Construction ChinUSA Plant
The ChinUSA veneer factory and warehouse is built.
Interior and exterior reconstruction of the offices in Stenzlering 21, Hamburg.
Since 17.06.2003 R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH is FSC certified.
Expansion of Company Premises
Takeover of Paci building and expansion of Ulrich warehouse and office space to almost 6000 m² (5912) warehouse and presentation area.
Tim Neukirchner as Managing Director at Transtadio Herford
Tim Neukirchner becomes Managing Director of Transtadio Herford.
Reconstruction of Company Premises
The summer yard for loading and unloading is converted into a closed hall.
Construction Furnierwerk Prignitz Veneer Factory
The Furnierwerk Prignitz (FWP) veneer factory is built in Falkenhagen, Germany.
Pitt Neukirchner returns to the Ulrich site
Pitt Neukirchner returns to the R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH site in Hamburg.
1. Internet Presence
Since 1999, R. Ulrich & Co. GmbH has had its own presence on the Internet.
Construction ITV veneer factory
The IVT veneer factory is built in Mercer, Pennsylvenia.
Pitt Neukirchner as Sales Director at IVC
Pitt Neukirchner becomes Sales Director at IVC.
Foundation of the IVC Group
The Edwards, Columbo and Neukirchner families found the IVC Group. Their companies IVC, Ulrich, Transtadio srl. and Transtadio Herford become part of the IVC Group.
Relocation of IVC headquarters
Sale of the veneer factory in Coldwater and relocation of the IVC headquarters to South Hill, Virginia.
Sustainable cultivation of teak
Joined venture in the Brazilian teak plantation Caceres.
IVC South Hill veneer factory and warehouse built in Virginia
The IVC South Hill veneer factory and warehouse is built in South Hill, Virginia.
Lutz Neukirchner becomes the sole Managing Director.
Conversion of the limited partnership into today's R. Ulrich & Co. Ltd.
Death of Margarete Ulrich
Margarete Ulrich dies in 1985.
Construction of IVC veneer factory
IVC veneer factory is built in Coldwater Michigan by Bo Edwards, Sergio Colombo and Lutz Neukirchner.
Opening of the present location of Ulrich & Co. In the former European veneer centre Stenzelring.
Death of Rudolf Ulrich
Rudolf Ulrich dies on 16.04.1967.
03.01.1963 – 08.31.1965
Training of Lutz Neukirchner
Lutz Neukirchner joins as a trainee.
Margarete Ulrich becomes Co-Partner
Margarete, long-time employee and wife becomes co-partner.
Management & Renaming
Reinhold Lohfink devotes himself to other tasks, Rudolf Ulrich is the sole shareholder and names the company R. Ulrich & Co. in its present name.
Paul Meier leaves the company.
Foundation of Ulrich Lohfink und Co.