MEDI Kabel GmbH has a history of 35 years.
Here is a brief insight into the most important milestones of the company.
MEDI Kabel becomes the owner of the brand perivox and thus opens its doors to the multimedia industry
Due to the high inventory, warehouse 2 is opened in Geretsriederstrasse
MEDI Kabel gets a new logo
Opening of new building
New rooms for new tasks - the new company building is officially opened with a big party.
Since the existing building, including its extensions and annexes, has become too small in the meantime, a completely new warehouse with adjoining administrative rooms is being built.
Change of company name
MEDI Kabelhandels GmbH was renamed MEDI Kabel GmbH.
Further managing director
Markus Kep, born in 1979, is appointed managing director alongside Hans Zacherl after 2 years as authorized signatory.
The international business activities increase so much that a separate sales department for export is founded. In this course, the sales activities to Eastern Europe are also expanded, again with a competent local sales partner (microdis).
Export activities are also being expanded to Poland, where connectsolutions.pl has also become a strong partner for Polish business.
Due to the increasing throughput, it becomes inevitable to adjust capacities in all areas. Further automatic rewinding machines are purchased for the in-house winding shop and the dispatch logistics are improved by the construction of a new hall.
MEDI considers it to be one of its major social obligations to create training positions and to train its own junior staff in the professions of wholesale and foreign trade clerk specializing in wholesale, and warehouse logistics specialist. After an intensive preparation phase, the first commercial trainee at MEDI will start on 01.09.2004.
MEDI is gradually expanding its export activities to Eastern Europe. A distribution partner is established in Hungary (sigmatrade.hu), who knows the local market and the business practices on site very well.
A process-oriented management system is introduced and the entire company is certified according to DIN ISO 9001 in order to take the holistic quality concept into account.
MEDI finds more and more the proximity to the customer, further sales offices are created in Villingen, Heilbronn and Zwiesel. They are integrated into the overall concept on a long-term basis and thus promote regional proximity to customers.
Hans Zacherl, born in 1967, is appointed managing director. He has been with the company since 1987 and is very well versed in the cable industry.
To be closer to the customer, the first sales office is founded in Ingolstadt.
The parent company is sold to the Heidenhain Group and MEDI becomes independent. In the beginning, a cable trade is built up parallel to the distribution to the former parent company to reach new customers.
Year of foundation
MEDI Kabelhandels GmbH is founded as a subsidiary of Merx, Diem & Co. GmbH was founded. MEDI is created by the naming of Messrs Merx and Diem.