The Egholm milestones
Egholm Maskiner ApS was founded in the spring of 1992 by the brothers Kaj and Jens Christian Egholm. In the first financial year of the company, it had 4 employees. Since its inception in 1992, Egholm has launched mechanical solutions within the mink industry and agriculture. During its first years, Egholm sold canal stirrers for pig sties and cattle houses. These helped to secure the financial ballast to develop and produce the articulated universal tractor Egholm 2100. In 1999/2000, Egholm divested the production rights to the manure stirrers and mink equipment in order to focus entirely on the further development, production and sales of the Egholm 2100.
The company KE Maskiner was founded in Vandborg by Kaj Egholm. Various agricultural machines were developed, manufactured and sold. Jens Christian Egholm joined the company.
The manure stirrer was patented 1991 and presented at Agromek 1992.
Egholm Maskiner ApS was established in Lemvig. Fully owned by Kaj and Jens Christian Egholm in equal shares. The manure stirrer was launched for cattle producers. The organisation grew to 24 employees.
The slit scraper was presented at Agromek. Egholm Maskiner ApS received the Danpig award.
Powerflex with sweeping/suction system was developed in collaboration with ISS and passed the requirement for tool mounting in less than four minutes.
Established in Germany with representative office.
Started manufacturing sweeping/suction system for Antonio Carraro utility machines.
Egholm Maskiner ApS was converted into a public limited company (A/S). The ownership remained unchanged. Rewarded as “Gazelle company”. Divestment to Gøl Pelsredskaber of the fur business unit: Minkmaskiner af 1998 A/S.
Focus on Utility Machines with complete range of tools. 50 % of turnover derived from export. Patented filter system launched.
Utility machine No 1000 handed to the German service company BGL Braun GmbH in Mainz. Sales doubled in two years.
Production facilities expanded with 1900 m2 warehouse and assembly facilities.
German subsidiary Egholm GmbH established in Braunschweig. Received the Danish DI Regional Initiative Award 04. Egholm 2100 launched on the English, Swiss and Austrian markets.
Received the Sparbank Vest Business Award. 49 employees - a doubling in 13 years. Turnover of approx. DKK 61 million. Exports to Germany, England, France, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Finland and the Czech Republic.
Egholm Maskiner A/S sold to Nilfisk and the company changed its name to Nilfisk Outdoor Division A/S.
Nilfisk wished to divest the Outdoor Division due to changed company strategy.
The Egholm brothers bought back the company from Nilfisk and changed its name to Egholm A/S. The product range was expanded with a larger machine City Ranger 3070 which was partly developed by Nilfisk. The establishment of a complete new distribution network started. The City Ranger 2250 was upgraded with Stage V motor and renamed 2260. The Park Ranger 2150 was upgraded with Stage V motor. Production facilities expanded with 1420 m2 warehouse and assembly facilities.
Received the award “Lemvig Prisen 2019” in saving 100 jobs in the local community. New green attachments for the Park Ranger 2150 and City Ranger 2260 were launched. New winter attachments for the City Ranger 3070 were launched. Machine no. 10000 was sold.
New green attachments for the Park Ranger 2150 and City Ranger 3070 were launched. The City Ranger 3070 was upgraded with Stage V motor. Implementation of the UN sustainable development goals in the production.
City Ranger 3070 no. 100 left the production line. New green attachment for the City Ranger 2260 is launched. The company has an established distribution network of more than 100 partners in 30 countries and 100 employees. The company celebrates its 30 years jubilee.