History

From two family-owned companies to one efficient unit

1961:
Hammel Møbelfabrik A/S is established by Mr. Verner Kirstensen and Mr. Søren Didriksen. Verner Kristensen runs the business until his death in 2000.

2000:
Torben Kristensen takes over the management of the company after his fathers death.

2003:
Hammel Møbelfabrik announces suspension of payments in November.

2004:
Dania Capital takes over the company with Mr. Safak Suner as the new CEO.

2005:
Production and administration are consolidated at the current address Anbækvej in Hammel.

2008:
Claus Lykke is engaged as new CEO.

2009:
The 14th October Hammel Møbelfabrik A/S is declared bankrupt.

The 6th November Hammel Furniture A/S is established with a new group of 7 owners under the management of Mr. Hans Houlind, Mr. Jens-Ole Staghøj and Mr. Bjarne Søgaard Nielsen

1960:
Gangsø Møbelfabrik A/S is established by Mr. Ejvind Sørensen.

1964:
The company is moved to Fårvang.

1988:
IKEA becomes a customer.

1999:
A new factory is established in Erhvervsparken in Fårvang. The turnover exceeds 200 mill. DKK.

2004-2007:
The deliveries to IKEA is phase out.

2007:
The factory in Lviv, Ukraine is established.

2008:
New group structure with several companies.

2010:
The 4th October Hammel Furniture takes over all activities of the Gangsø companies, which subsequently are declared bankrupt.

 

 


                                                                 2010:
              December: The administration is moved from Gangsø to Hammel Furniture A/S

                                                                 2011:
         June: all production of Gangsø and Hammel products is consolidated in Hammel

                                                              Feb. 2014:
         New group of 5 owners with Mr. Jens-Ole Staghøj as CEO and Mr. Hans Houlind as
                                                     Chairman of the board