History

Since 2005, HISUN GROUP has been decisively contributing to the technological success story of GROSSE.


130 years of tradition in Jacquard Technology, Made in Germany.

On May 5, 1878 Mr. Herrmann Grosse  founded a workshop for the manufacturing of Jacquard machines in Greiz / Thueringen.

Mr.grosse

Some of the milestones in the eventful history of the enterprise are:

1884 till 1901
Expansion and extension of production and product range.


1924

1924
Construction and combination of production sites in Greiz.


1927
Expansion of casting house and further extension of production.


1927

 

1946
Foundation of a new production site at Neu - Ulm after World War II.

1946

1950
till 1970, extension of production and basic developments for Jacquard weaving.


1050

1975
Start of high-speed weaving in different fields of application and market leadership for GROSSE thanks to the mechanical Jacquard machine UNIRAPID.


1975


1985
Launching of the first GROSSE computer system.

1992
1992
Launching of the electronic Jacquard machine / series EJP-2.

 

1999
Introduction of the first harnessless Jacquard machine UNISHED at   ITMA-Paris.

2005
Launching of the electronic Jacquard machine / series EJP-4.


2005

2007
Introduction of the new harnessless Jacquard machine UNISHED2 at ITMA-Munich.

2011
Introduction of the harnessless Jacquard machine UNISHED2 with redesign on higher density and width at ITMA-Barcelona.

1999 2


2013
New location in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, P.R.China: total ground 150,000 sqm; construction area 70,000 sqm

new location zhoushan4

 

2015
Introduction of the new machines EJP6, EJP6-S, EJP6-T, EJP6-V, EJP6-X, EJP6 MULTIPLE XDrive; EJP5, EJP5-T; C30, C26, UniShed2 and NAME-JAC2 at ITMA-Milan.

IMG 1992