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Milestones

1949
F.G. Ritter AG is founded in Basel as a sole proprietorship by Dr. Ritter.
1954
Acquisition of new offices in Basel (Spalenberg).
1974
The company headquarters is relocated to Dornacherstrasse in Basel.
1977
Mr. Peter Pfister joins the company; he later becomes managing director of the company.
1986
Acquisition of warehouse facilities in Wöschnau SO.
1987
Sole proprietorship converted into a public limited company.
1989
The company headquarters is relocated to Wöschnau SO.
1990
Mr. Peter Pfister takes over the company.
1993
Dr. Ritter steps down from the board of directors due to age.
1997
The company relocates to the new business premises in Olten SO.
2002
The “counter presentation and culinary products” division spins off as the newly established affiliated company Rigaflex AG.
2005
Succession plan put in place in line with a management buy-in. Mr. Christian Lutz becomes the new managing director. The company has 16 employees at this time.
2006
Continuous expansion of the product range and customer base, staff increased to 20 employees, and the company headquarters is relocated from Olten SO to Erlinsbach SO.
2010
The product range for the “Home & Living” division is extended and new sales channels developed.
2012
Acquisition of a commercial property in Erlinsbach SO and expansion of warehouse capacities and offices; the number of employees is now 25.
2016
Ritter Products currently has 25 employees.
2016
Renaming of the company : F.G. Ritter AG becomes Ritter Products AG.