Swiss company RONDO is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, commemorating its history as a two-man design business which has now evolved into a manufacturer of bakery machines for artisanal and industrial production.
The company is headquartered at the same address in Burgdorf as it was 75 years ago, but has grown from a small workshop into an international company with subsidiaries and sales offices in 10 countries.
The company was first founded in the spring of 1948 by Gustav A. Seewer. Five years later, he filed a patent for his first automatic dough rolling machine ‘Rondo’. In 1987, the company launched the Compas, an electronic dough sheeter.
Another important milestone in the history of RONDO was the takeover of Italian company Doge in 2000, as it entered into the market for industrial bakery machines, a new step for the company which had previously focused on machines for artisanal bakeries.
RONDO CEO Peter Studer now believes the industrial sector offers the greatest potential for the future.
“We hope that the coming chapters in the company’s journey will centre around growth in the industrial plant sector. For our developments, this means even greater automation, digitalisation and closeness to our customers. I am confident that we can achieve this with our highly qualified employees,” he said.
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