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Company History


  • The 6,000th Screw Compactor is sold.
  • Introduction of a modern robotic welding system for the manufacturing process at GREIS


  • From 01.01.2014, Bernd Henrich takes over as sole shareholder and managing director of the entire Henrich Group. Walter Henrich retires as company shareholder.
  • In mid September, “Running Arcs” is delivered. This is already the fifth Richard Serra sculptor to be completed by STEELforming.
  • Major contract from North Africa: 240 Underground Container Collecting Systems are delivered to Egypt.


  • To mark the 50th Anniversary of Stahlbehälterbau GREIS GmbH, there is an “Open Day” organised at the Henrich Group in June.
  • The Production area is extended by 2,000 m² to provide a total production area of 9,500 m².


  • The first Richard Serra sculpture “Junction” is completed at SFG STEELforming.


  • On April 1st. 2010, SFG STEELforming GmbH is founded by Bernd Henrich, who also becomes managing director of the company.


  • The Henrich Group’s administration building is extended and second floor added.


  • Bernd Henrich becomes the sole managing director. Günter and Reiner Greis leave the company.


  • The 1,000th. Screw Compactor is sold to a German discounter in Finland.


  • The first orders for Screw Compactors beyond the borders of Germany.


  • Reiner Greis and Bernd Henrich are appointed authorized signatories at GREIS from March 1993.
  • On May 1st. 1993, the company H&G Entsorgungssysteme GmbH is founded. Managing directors and shareholders are Reiner Greis and Bernd Henrich.
  • Development and launching of Underground Systems and Screw Compactors.


  • Change of name to Stahlbehälterbau GREIS and legal status from a “KG” (limited partnership) to a “GmbH” (private limited company). Managing directors are Günter Greis and Walter Henrich. Their sons Reiner Greis and Bernd Henrich also join the company and appointed authorized signatories from March 1993.


  • First skips / roll-on/roll-off containers manufactured and delivered.


  • On January 1st. the company Oskar Greis KG is founded by Oskar Greis, his son Günter Greis and son-in-law Walter Henrich. The main focus is boiler and apparatus engineering, as well as welded structures. Oskar Greis is a master smith.
  • Establishment of the production site at Lützelner Straße 46 in Burbach.