History & Milestones
Around 50 years ago GURTEC was established as a small family business. Today, after the acquisition by NEPEAN, the brand GURTEC is back and stronger than ever: Well known GURTEC quality with a strong track record of high quality conveyor components supported by the strength and flexibility of a privately-owned international company.
Founded in 1969 as family business in a small workshop in Bremerhaven.
Develops into one of the leading roller producers in Europe.
Focus on production and distribution of rollers, pulleys and idlers.
Continuous improvements and optimization of products, quality and processes
1976: GURTEC relocates to Schöppenstedt
Revolutionizes industry with development of plastic coating for steel rollers and frames thus introducing a new quality standard
New fully automated production line for GUP rollers
1990: GURTEC merges with Finnish ROXON Group which specializes in products, system solutions and service for bulk material handling
1998: Swedish industrial Group Sandvik acquires GURTEC & ROXON to become part of their ‘Materials Handling’ division (renamed later to ‘Mining Systems’ incl. sub-Product Area ‘Conveyor Components’)
2005: Introduction of the HM140/150 flow- and/or endformed roller line
2015: New fully automated production line for GST rollers
2017: NEPEAN acquires Sandvik’s Conveyor Components businesses incl. former GURTEC GmbH and Sandvik’s Conveyor Systems business in Hollola (FIN) and reinstates GURTEC, PROK & ROXON brands
GURTEC is a globally well-known brand, and our rollers are all MADE IN GERMANY. The facility has been steadily expanded since it’s move to Schöppenstedt in 1976.
We are an expert conveyor components OEM and are servicing customers globally.
Automated GUP Production Line
Automated GST Production Line
Automated HM 140/150 Production Line
Our Sales Team
External Sales Western Europe / Marketing
External Sales Eastern Europe
GURTEC is a proud member of NEPEAN Conveyors. Here is a list of our strong cooperating partners.