2010 Foundation of red-U GmbH by Wolfgang Nothaft
und Jan C. Feller.
Conception and development of a return-pallet called
1.4 for the Dutch FHG-group (this is going to be a serious competition to the CHEP pallet).
2011 A first patent is granted for red-U concerning technical innovations of the 1.4.
A first additional team-member joins red-U.
2012 Design-project for discounter-cases performed for P&G.
2013 Conception and design of a packaging line for a robotic co-packing site.
2014 End of this year Wolfgang Nothaft leaves for well-deserved retirement.
2015 The team now counts 6 heads.
2016 Purchasing of an old factory site in Herford.
2017 Conversion of the old building into a creative site.
The company moves to Herford in July.
A next patent is granted for the so-called ”Guerilla 3.0“.
2018 The car-fleet is converted from conventional combustion engines to hybrid or fully electric vehicles.
Inauguration party in Herford ”the bluesanovas“ – a fantastic blues band.
2019 The team now counts 10 people.
More patents are granted, first design project for wooden displays.
2020 A first photovoltaics installation is set up – red-U now produces more energy than it consumes.
In August 2020 – Wolfgang Nothaft, companion and friend, deceased.
2021 New people join, now the team counts 12 people.