The business belongs to Hild Handels AG, a Vienna listed company.
The company is sold to a Dutch Group and delisted.
Hild runs into financial difficulties.
The company is acquired by Leithanien Investment which initiates
a turnaround programme
a change management programme is launched (Project Vulcano).
The company is rebranded as the SHT Group.
Frauenthal Holding AG acquires SHT Haustechnik Beteiligungs AG
SAP is introduced.
SHT expands by acquiring Tyrolean firm Hofmann and Salzburg firm Röhrich.
SHT becomes the Austrian market leader. It embarks on a EUR 30m five-year investment programme under which it opens three ISC outlets and a Bäderparadies showroom, and introduces a state-of-the-art order-picking system (Y-LOG).
Commissioning of the innovative automatic picking system YLOG in Perchtoldsdorf
A new outlet is opened in Innsbruck, Tyrol.
Manfred Prinz is now part of the management team which is now composed of Beatrix Pollak, Wolfgang Knezek and Manfred Prinz. Hans-Peter Moser joins the Supervisory Board of the SHT.
SHT is awarded the Austrian Logistics Prize of the VNL for the YLOG plant
The SHT is expanding into neighboring countries with the acquisition of plumbing wholesalers Technopoint and Gama Myjava in Slovakia.
Technopoint and Gama become SHT Slovensko
Acquisition of the Austrian wholesaler for plumbing, heating and pipe installation ÖAG AG from the British building materials group Wolseley, at that time No. 2 in the market.
The group, which has now almost doubled in size, will be called the Frauenthal Handel Group. The sales units remain separate and regional. The Group now operates under the SHT, ÖAG and Kontinentale brands.
SHT is again awarded the Austrian Logistics Prize of the VNL for the FLOW2 system
KnewLedge State Award for Innovative Human Resources Development to SHT (Bluebird Apprenticeship Project)
All services (logistics, finance, personnel, etc.) are transferred to Frauenthal Service and operate for all Frauenthal Handel Group brands
Sale of SHT Slovensko to Woodcote Group, CZ.
Conversion of Frauenthal Service GmbH into Frauenthal Service AG.
The first Frauenthal EXPO at Campus21 (Lower Austria) creates a new industry highlight
The second Frauenthal EXPO in Vienna's Marx Hall breaks all records
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