MILESTONES


1832

Carl August Klinger is born in Stolpen

1856

Klinger company presents its first agricultural machine

1896

Klinger invents the first baler machine in the world

1907

Klinger dies at the age of 78



1911

Gold Medal Award at the 1. Dresdner Hygenie Ausstellung

1918

Start of the construction of the new factory in Neustadt/ Saxony

1922

C.A. Klinger company becomes a public listed enterprise

1924

Acquisition of Kuettner Machinery in Pirna

1939

Acquisition of Hering AG, Nuremberg

1949

C.A. Klingers factories in Neustadt and Stolpen form the nucleus of now state owned FORTSCHRITT Landmaschinen Group



1960-1970

Start of Machinery Deliveries to Africa



1970-1980

2000 RS 09 / GT124 (predecessor of MUT 18 Sparrow) to India

 

Begin of Exports to China

Export to the UK under the brand name Bonhill

Formation of Kombinat Fortschritt as a nationwide industrial Komplex



1980-1990

Shipping of the 300,000th machine to the USSR

Shipping of the 9000th machine to China

BSG FORTSCHRITT Football Club promoted to highest league of the GDR

15,000th machine to Africa



1990

Beginning of break-up and privatization of Kombinat FORTSCHRITT by the German State Asset Management body



1994

MAFA is founded, securing the brand name FORTSCHRITT



2016

FORTSCHRITT Agritec is founded


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