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Timeline of MEISTER­WERKE

1930

Josef Schulte founds a joinery workshop in Meiste. 

1954

The company produces parquet flooring for the first time. 

MEISTERWERKE 1954
1972

The company is taken over by the founder’s son, Johannes Schulte. 

Johannes Schulte
Johannes Schulte 
1980

The company has 19 employees and celebrates its 50th anniversary.

1992

The first directly coated laminate flooring is presented in Hanover. 

Laminatboden Ahorn 3-Stab Optik
1993

Three products receive the “Blue Angel” seal for the first time. 

2000

The company employs 540 employees. 

Die MEISTERWERKE im Jahr 2000
2003

The first HDF parquet flooring with a click system is introduced. 

2006

Meister­WerkeSchulte GmbH is founded – a company with 620 employees. 

2009

Meister­Werke expands its management board. The company has three managing directors for the first time: Johannes Schulte, Guido Schulte and Ludger Schindler. 

Die drei Geschäftsführer der MEISTERWERKE
Ludger Schindler, Guido Schulte, Johannes Schulte
2014

Presentation of the innovative wood-powder, real-wood “Lindura” flooring. 

MEISTER Lindura-Holzboden
2017

Introduction of the healthy-living, Meister­Design design flooring range – (vinyl flooring without the vinyl). 

Vinylboden ohne Vinyl von MEISTER
2018

Acquisition of Hain Natur-Böden GmbH.

Logo HAIN
2019

Acquisition of the moderna® brand.  

Marke moderna
2020

Market launch of the recyclable, rigid-core Meister­Design. rigid flooring. 

MEISTER Designboden MeisterDesign. rigid
2021

Meister­Werke wins the “Top 100” Innovation Award. 

TOP 100 Auszeichnung
Guido Schulte, managing director 
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