HAURATON History 2010 till this day
2010 - Invention of the FIBRETEC Slotted grating - HAURATON wins Focus Open design award
Invention is our passion
Our customers asked us time and time again for a powerful and corrosion-free complete system for surface drainage. Together with our specialist departments, industrial designers and engineering offices, we developed a new material and created a unique and highly-functional product. The FIBRETEC Slotted grating won a silver medal at the Focus Open 2010 international design competition.
2010 - HAURATON research! Long-term rainwater treatment test
Results of long-term rainwater treatment study presented
HAURATON has been researching the way in which channel filters work in practice for more than two years. The results of this long-term study of the treatment of polluted rainwater were presented throughout Germany for the first time in seminars. The results that were acquired in the field test were evaluated together with scientists and independent specialist institutes. This made it possible to design the DRAINFIX CLEAN Channel system for rainwater treatment in the best possible way.
2011 – Subsidiary opened in Brazil
First subsidiary in South America
After having continuously expanded its sites in the European market over the last few years, HAURATON is opening its first branch in South America in 2011.
2011 - Record turnover
Growth in all product groups
In 2011 the record turnover from the year 2008 was even increased. With almost 84 Mio. € HAURATON has reached a turnover like never before in company's history. The growth was reached in all product groups and markets. The increase in the German Market as well as in Export has added to this peak result.
2012 - "Alte Schlosserei" put into operation
Visitors‘ center with modern functionallity in historical atmospehere
At the HAURATON headquarter in Rastatt the „Alte Schlosserei“ (old maintenance shop) was put into operation as a visitors‘ center. Visitors can be received in a nice atmosphere for trainings, presentations and conferences with guest or employees.
2013 – New channel system: RECYFIX NC
Channel made of PP for Civil engineering
With the RECYFIX NC a new drainage channel for heavy duty apllications is available. The modern material PE-PP guarantuees an easy handling as well as a high stability. The RECYFX NC Channels supposed for loadings up to class E 600 and fulfill all demands of the EN 1433.
2013 – Company founder Karl Hauger has died
With courage and far-sightedness he shaped his company
On 13 June 2013 Karl Hauger died in the presence of his family. He was 91 years old. His passing marks the end of a dedicated and fulfilling life.
At the age of 34, Karl Hauger set up his own company and boldly struck out in a new direction. With far-sightedness and tremendous dedication, he managed HAURATON until into his seventies, turning it into a successful medium-sized company. His passion for trying out new things laid the foundation stone for HAURATON’s level of performance today.