Pirlo company history

Over 100 years of tradition and innovation


Pirlo acquires Nicklaus Weißblechprodukte and extends the product range by hobbocks for mastic asphalt and bitumen.

Purchase of a new premise in Söll, Tyrol

2017 Julius Lüthi resigns; Wolfgang Schauer enters as managing director
2016 Change of name from Gebrüder Reichsfeld GmbH & Co OG to PIRLO Industrial GmbH & Co OG and Chemopak Sp. z o.o. to PIRLO Poland Sp. z. o.o.
2010 Establishment of Pirlo Tubes GmbH in Kufstein, Austria
2008 Establishment of Chemopak Pionki, Poland
2006 Acquisition of parts of Ernst Verpackungen, Küsnacht, Switzerland
2005 Establishment of marketing organisations in Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic
2004 Acquisition and integration of parts of the Riegler Metallverpackungen company, Korneuburg
1994 First ISO certification
1979 Acquisition of Gebrüder Reichsfeld AG, Vienna and relocation to Korneuburg. Merger of Franz Freisinger GmbH + Co and Gebrüder Reichsfeld AG to form Reichsfeld GmbH + Co
1969 Establishment of Franz Freisinger GmbH + Co, Korneuburg
1959 Repurchase of Schmalbach shares by the founder families
1945 Schmalbach shares under state administration
1942 Acquisition of 40% stake in Schmalbach AG, Braunschweig
1910 Julius Lüthi joins Oskar Pirlo as business partner
1908 Company founded by Oskar Pirlo


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