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Building of the company Gielissen's Bedrijven BV which was founded in Eindhoven by Toon Gielissen.
Gielissen enters the market for trade fairs and exhibitions with customers like the Ministry of Agriculture, Philips and the NCH, the Netherlands Center for Promotion of Trade. Bert, Toon Gielissen's son, had also joined the business the year before.
Expansion into international exhibition stand-building.
Expansion of the company's building on the Zoutstraat in Eindhoven.
Gielissen moves from the Zoutstraat to the Hurksestraat, both located in Eindhoven.
Gielissen also receives their first intercontinental assignments.
Gielissen Neos Interieurprojecten was founded in Helmond
to handle the many interior projects.
Director Bart Wigman acquires the majority of the shares held by the British parent company, The Melville Group, to become owner and making Gielissen an independent Dutch Company.
Gielissen Neos grows and moves to a new building on the “Zuidoost-Brabant” business park in Helmond. It is still based there today.
With the acquisition of the Maci Group in Amsterdan, Gielissen Interiors & Exhibitions now has an operation in Amsterdam.
The Botim timmerfabriek in Deurne is acquired and from now on is called: Gielissen Botim Exclusieve Interieurs.
Gielissen opens an operation in Düsseldorf, Germany, the first one outside of the Netherlands!
Meyson Tentoonstellingsbouw in Nieuw-Vennep is acquired and continues operations under the name of Gielissen Meyson Interiors & Exhibitions.
Gielissen in Amsterdam and Gielissen Meyson join forces in a new building in Amsterdam under the name of Gielissen Interiors & Exhibitions.
In January, Gielissen takes over all operations, assets and inventories of Exhibit Factory in Helmond (previously Van Schijndels Bedrijven Internationale Tentoonstellingsbouw).
The second German operation opens, now in Hanover.
Gielissen Botim moves home from Deurne to the location in Helmond, next door to Gielissen Neos.
Another move of the German operation from Stuttgart to Göppingen.
Also: The new opening of our new operation in the Emirates (Gielissen UAE), Abu Dhabi
The start of Gielissen Shipyard
Gielissen Shipyard in Helmond gets a new look. Also in Helmond, we celebrate the 25 years of interior activitiet with a brand new ISO14001 certification.
Gielissen Interiors & Exhibitions is renamed in Gielissen | Interiors | Exhibitions |Events with an updated corporate image & logo.
Gielissen proudly celebrates its '80th anniversary and adds a new minority shareholder with investment company Karmijn Kapitaal. The motto 'growing together', which is a clear reference to the fact that it can only grow through ensuring its customers' growth.
Gielissen UAE moves from Abu Dhabi to Dubai.