History

THE FOUNDING AND MILESTONES


 

 

24. Oktober 1919

the company was founded by Max Cropp

 

1924

Franz Carl Ohde came into the company

 

1926

The Company moved to Ferdinandstraße 5

 

1928

Günther Stuhlmann came into the company

 

1936

Hans Jürgen Cropp came into the companyt, the company moved to the central city: Georgsplatz 10

 

01.Januar 1941

At the beginning of 1941 the company was converted to an open trading company with the partners Franz Carl Ohde, Günther Stuhlmann and Hans Jürgen Cropp, Max Cropp

 

1957

Reinhard Stuhlmann joined the open trading company

 

16. Juni 1963

The founder Max Cropp died

 

24. Januar 1964

Reinhard Stuhlmann became a member of the open trading company

 

1966

Hans Jürgen Cropp left the firm

 

1967

Ausscheiden Franz Carl Ohde

 

26. September 1973

That day Günther Stuhlmann died and Reinhard Stuhlmann became the sole owner of the company

 

Reinhard rearranged the company from being an agent to an im- and exporting business and specialised more into hardwoods, exotic timbers and (special) species

 

1979

After Reinhard had a new head office built in Grossmoorring 10 in Harburg with a big warehouse, the company moved there which is still its current location. 

 

1986

Purchase of the neighboring property Großmooring 9b, 1600m²

 

1988

overtake of the company Gerhard Kutz

 

09. Mai 1988

Eckart Stuhlmann joined the company and it was converted again into an open trading company

 

2005

The last extension so far with acquisition of the neighboring property Großmoorring 8a, 2500m²

 

05. Dezember 2009

At the end of the year 2009 Reinhard Stuhlmann died and Eckart Stuhlmann became the owner of the company

 

LOCATION

 

Since the early 1980's in the south of Hamburg, the Harburg industrial estate, right next to the A1 motorway.