Foundation of a carpenter’s workshop in Unterkirnach in the Black Forest through the grand-grand father of today’s director Karl F. Gutmann.
Installation of water driven mechanical saw, the first of its kind in the area.
Production of shoes and simple furniture.
Take-over by the grant father Karl Friedrich Gutmann.
The portfolio was increased by housing furniture, windows, doors and roof trusses.
Producing different kinds of wood housing for small watches and grand father clocks.
Industrialized production of office furniture and first school furniture with integrated network technology.
Take-over by Helga and Karl Gutmann, the parents of today’s company owner.
Gutmann installed the first complete classroom configuration, furniture, power cabling and teaching system. These were the first audio networks, the start of the later language and multimedia labs
By developing the first language lab, Gutmann entered the growing market of the first Computer Training Network Systems that lead into the further development of today’s Multi Media Laboratories.
Foreign markets were developed by Helga Gutmann.
Together with the government of Baden-Württemberg Helga Gutmann established the PTS (Professional Training Systems), an organisation of schools, universities and companies.
Establishing the Organisation WPS Worldwide Promotion Ship e.V. by Helga Gutmann.
Take-over by the son, today’s director Karl F. Gutmann.
Extension of the portfolio by customized furniture such as microscope tables, control room furniture and teaching laboratories.
Moving into the new factory building in Villingen Auf Herdenen 4
Developing a new generation of a modern Multimedia Language Laboratory, the SML6000.
Celebrating Gutmann’s 100th anniversary
Developing the mobile classroom.
New product ranges, reception, lounge and bistro.
Enlargement of the production site at Villingen-Schwenningen.
Development and launch of the "Teacher's Desk 4.0" to meet the requirements of future digital education.