Our history

50 years of success and progress.

Everything revolves around globalisation, innovation and inspiration.
Take a journey through time to discover the world of HIRSCH.

1972
Start-up of HIRSCH Porozell GmbH in Landskron/Carinthia.
1976
Company relocated to Glanegg/Carinthia.
1985
Start of internationalization with HIRSCH Machinery.
1989
Entry into the insulation market.
1990
Plant rebuilt after fire in Glanegg/Carinthia.
1992
Thermozell Entwicklungs- und Vertriebs GmbH formed.
1995
First step towards Eastern Europe by forming the Hungarian subsidiary.
1997
IPO of HIRSCH Servo AG.
2000
HIRSCH Machinery and Plant Engineering Competence Center built.
2002
Expansion of Hungarian activities at two further production sites.
2003
Start of the first production in Poland.
2005
Another production facility is set up in Poland.
2006
Start of production in Slovakia and Romania.
2009
Further expansion in Slovakia.
2010
Production of modular boards for underfloor heating in Poland.
2014
Herz Beteiligungs Ges.m.b.H. new majority shareholder.
2016
HIRSCH Porozell buys three insulation manufacturing plants in Romania.
2017
HIRSCH Porozell TOV launched in Ukraine.
2018
Acquisition of seven insulation production facilities in Germany.
2019
The competence centre for molded pulp is set up in Glanegg/Carinthia.
2020
Expansion into France with the acquisition of six insulation production facilities and a shareholding at Isossol SAS.
2020
Acquisition of the Czech EPS and molded pulp manufacturer and recycling specialist Novopol s.r.o. with two plants.
2021
Acquisition of the Czech packaging specialist Morapal s.r.o. with two production sites.
2022
The HIRSCH Servo Group celebrates its successful 50th anniversary.