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1957 Founded by Mr. Johannes Richter as a manufacturer of special fittings for chemical and heavy industry (porcelain lined)
1964
  • Relocation to Kempen, Germany
1968
  • Richter work force consists of 12 employees
1976
  • Subsidiary of Schott Glaswerke, Germany

1978
  • Richter work force has grown to more than 70 employees
1980
  • Start of fluorpolymers processing at Richter
  • Introduction of process pump SCK
  • Introduction of safety valve series KSE
  • Introduction of Globe Control Valve series RSS

1987
  • Introduction of the plastic lined magnetic drive pump is the beginning of a huge success story

1992
  • Introduction of butterfly valves series NK, NKL, NKS, today available in sizes up to DN 1000 (40”)
1994
  • Subsidiary of ITT Industries USA

  • Introduction of ball valve series KN/KNA
1995
  • Richter work force has grown to 200 employees
2004
  • Start of production in China

2006
  • Foundation Richter Inc./USA

2007
  • Foundation of Richter Ltd./India
  • Richter work force has grown to 250 employees
2008
  • Subsidiary of IDEX Corporation (USA)

2011
  • Introduction of magnetic drive pump series RMI/RMA and mechanical seal pump series RSI/RSA
2012
  • Launch of SAFERUN® pump monitoring system for Richter series MNK
  • Sales & service presence in more than 50 countries globally

2013
  • Continued product range expansion for higher capacity chemical plants