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1961 - 1980

1961The company grows and Hans Lingl establishes contacts from Saudi Arabia to China.  At that time, the term “global player” was not created yet! In 1961, factory II starts operations at Krumbach, about 40 km south-east of Neu-Ulm.
1963In 1963, the company already employs about 300 people. With new developments, such as the oil-gas firing system, LINGL opens up new markets.
1964The first foreign subsidiary, LINGL UK, in Great Britain is founded by LINGL.
1969„LINGL Corporation“ in the U.S.A. is founded by LINGL. Business in the United States is booming and the American brick industry is convinced by the modern technique “Made in Germany”.
1974In 1974, the company opens a new factory with central head office at Neu-Ulm.
1977The second generation, Hans Lingl jun. and Klaus Appel, assumes responsibility for the business in 1977. LINGL grows to an international supplier of complete plants employing about 660 people.