|Industry||construction equipment (engineering vehicles, concrete mixers)|
Hans-Christian Schneider (CEO) |
Christoph Lindenmeyer (chairman of the board)
|Revenue||960 million CHF (2012)|
Number of employees
The company is a family business founded in 1869 by Jakob Ammann. Ammann developed an internal-combustion powered Road roller in 1911. From 1931, the company also acted as representative of Caterpillar Inc. in Switzerland. In the 1980s, Ammann Group expanded to Germany and France (joint-venture with Yanmar 1989), and currently has production facitlities in eight locations, Langenthal in Switzerland, Alfeld (Leine) and Hennef in Germany, Verona in Italy, Nové Město nad Metují in the Czech Republic, Shanghai in China, Gravatai in Brazil and Ahmedabad in India.
- Ammann Group: Die wichtigsten Zahlen und Fakten Archived December 7, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- «Ammann Group Holding AG» Handelsregister des Kantons Bern
- „Der Abschied von Patron Schneider-Ammann“, Der Bund, 23. September 2010
- Dominic Ramel, Hans-Christian Schneider: «Diese Lösung kann und wird Erfolg haben» Berner Zeitung, 31 December 2012
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