The company history of Inovag Ladenbau goes back to the year of 1961
1961 Foundation of Variant GmbH by Konrad Jacob
1971 The works group for refrigeration technology of Linde AG becomes the majority shareholder in Variant GmbH, thus complementing its range of shop fittings
1975 Variant GmbH is 100% owned by Linde AG and is integrated into the works group for refrigeration technology
1988 Relocation of the plant to an industrial estate at Konrad-Zuse-Strasse 2 in Bad Hersfeld
1991 Expansion of plant The new plant site extends over 40,700 m2, and the new premises measures 14,500 m2 and includes new administrative offices and a warehouse
2001 After the restructuring and merging of the sales and production departments, the shop fitting division becomes a separate profit centre of Linde Kältetechnik GmbH & Co. KG
2004 Linde Kältetechnik GmbH & Co. KG without the shop fitting division is sold to UTC/Carrier. In August 2004, Linde Ladenbau GmbH & Co. KG is established as a separate company within the Linde AG Group. 200 employees are engaged at the company headquarters in Bad Hersfeld; sales offices in Hanover and Karlsruhe and sales agencies in Berlin, Hamburg, Bochum and Munich. Processed steel 10,000 t/year Sales € 40 million, of which 30% in Europe excluding Germany
2006 New owner: DOLMA Holding AG, CH
2011 Remodelling of the factory and opening of the prototype and sample manufacturing department in Bad Hersfeld.
2012 Relocation of the Hanover branch an opening of the concept centre.
2016 Linde Ladenbau GmbH & Co. KG becomes Inovag Ladenbau GmbH & Co. KG
2018 Inovag Ladenbau and LIGNEUS GmbH grow together to a strong shopfitting cooperation