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Ask, listen and understand – finding solutions together!

As a producer of conveyor equipment modules and solutions, TRANSNORM has been a reliable partner for system integrators and end customers for over 40 years. Asking and listening form the basis of this cooperation. By doing this, we are in a position to capture your needs and to match these needs with our experience in the industry. The result includes solutions that assure you of the necessary edge in day-to-day competition.

Global Management Board

Understanding begins with asking and listening.
Georg A. Waldmüller
I consider reliability and respect to be the basis of trustworthy cooperation.
Sidy G. Diop
Customer co-development fuels our continued innovation, driving our mutual success.
Gary Cline
  • 1969

    TRANSNORM SYSTEM GmbH established in Harsum

    This saw the commencement of the large-scale manufacture of standardised conveyors and associated assemblies for the construction of user-specific material handling solutions.

  • 1971

    The first TRANSNORM curved conveyor belt was launched on the market

    At this time, the endless belt had already been ushered in with the help of a belt edge and belt edge holder - a principle that has been proven even up to the present day.

  • 1979

    The first deployment of a TRANSNORM curved conveyor belt at an airport

    The first airport baggage handling system at Geneva airport was fitted with a TRANSNORM curved conveyor belt, which was soon deployed at all large airports worldwide.

  • 1984

    TRANSNORM SYSTEM GmbH was established in Tewkesbury

    As the first subsidiary abroad, TRANSNORM SYSTEM Ltd. was established in the UK as a Sales and Service company.

  • 1989

    TRANSNORM SYSTEM Inc. USA was established in the USA

    At the premises of TRANSNORM SYSTEM Inc. in Grand Prairie, Texas, work commenced promptly on setting up a manufacturing location for the important North American market.

  • 1994

    TRANSNORM SYSTEM Sdn. Bhd. was established in Malaysia

    As a joint venture, TRANSNORM SYSTEM Sdn. Bhd. in Kluang, Malaysia was established and expanded as the third production facility. The production of curved conveyor belts commenced for the Asian markets.

  • 1998

    TRANSNORM curved conveyor belts with aluminium frames were launched on the market

    With this innovative design of the curved conveyor belt using an aluminium construction, new benchmarks were set with respect to ease of installation and service-friendliness.

  • 2002

    The SmartSort® technology was showcased at the CeMAT event in Hanover

    A new generation of distribution technology with particularly high performance was launched on the market. A line crossing for diverting parcels, cardboard boxes and containers with a capacity of 6,000 pieces/hour was displayed.

  • 2005

    Market launch of the VertiSwitch®

    This powerful distribution unit was conceived especially for deployment in airport baggage handling systems as well as in sorting and distribution systems of the courier, express and parcel services.

  • 2007

    Inauguration of the Transnorm Competence Centre (TCC)

    With the TCC, TRANSNORM established a platform for the continuous exchange of experience with customers and suppliers alike.

  • 2011

    Market launch of the Intralogistics curve

    At the CeMAT 2011 event, TRANSNORM launched an Intralogistics curved conveyor belt in which the qualities of the legendary airport curved conveyor belts are transferred to meet the needs of Intralogistics. The outcome: 10-15% savings in energy and 25% reduction in weight.

  • 2013

    Global Excellence for Airports

    In line with the slogan "Global Excellence for Airports", the TRANSNORM Group launched the Global Airport Curve at the InterAirport event in Munich. With the Global Airport Curve, TRANSNORM responded to the special needs of the airport operators and integrators of baggage handling systems.

  • 2014

    TRANSNORM SYSTEM (Shanghai) Co. LTD was established

    TRANSNORM SYSTEM (Shanghai) Co. LTD was established as a Sales and Services company for China. With this, apart from direct sales support, TRANSNORM can now also offer improved service response times and shorter lead times for spare parts.

  • 2014

    IK Investment Partners acquires TRANSNORM

    IK Investment Partners - a Pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in mid-sized companies - acquires the TRANSNORM Group from the Equita Management GmbH.

  • 2015

    TRANSNORM Group acquires Sovex Ltd.

    TRANSNORM Group acquires the 100 % of Sovex Ltd. located in Prenton, Great Britain. Sovex is a leading manufacturer for loading and unloading modules and components that are mainly used in parcel and distribution hubs and distribution.

TRANSNORM and Sovex at Post Expo 2017

Heightened Automation with standardised modules and solutions

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