Erwin and Liesel Wüppenhorst venture into self-employment and found the Wüppenhorst company.
Our milestones on the timeline
The young company begins to handle household waste collection for the city of Rahden.
Acquisition of a handling excavator, a dump truck and a container truck
The company grows and needs space. Therefore, 5 large halls were built on the premises in the course of these 13 years.
The company is investing in its own sorting plant to separate lightweight packaging (LVP) more effectively.
Erwin's son, Hermann Wüppenhorst, takes over the helm. The family business passes into the 2nd generation and is managed by Hermann Wüppenhorst as Managing Director with immediate effect.
The LVP sorting plant is being rebuilt and expanded.
With Hermann Wüppenhorst as managing director, the company changes its name and is certified as a "specialist waste management company in accordance with the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act".
In order to be able to weigh trucks and push floors accurately, the company invests in a 50-tonne scale.
Space is needed for the more extensive storage of bulky waste, green waste and plaster building materials. The company is building Hall 6.
The vehicle fleet also grows and needs shelter. Hall 7 is a new vehicle hall.
Christian Wüppenhorst takes over as managing director in the 3rd generation of the Wüppenhorst family.