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Throwback-Thursday

Company Theo Klein – how it all began!

On the occasion of our 70th birthday, we want to take you on a short journey through our company history. From now on, you can always see in which year we are according to the year date at the right top.

2000 – 2019

2000 – 2019

The manufacturing in the Far East and production of …

1999

1999

The company Theo Klein Spielwaren GmbH is …

1998

1998

Move of plastic manufacturing, tooling and …

1997

1997

Construction of a new production facility in Landau …

1995

1995

Launch of new product line “Manetico”, the first …

1993

1993

Extension of the product range by the new …

1992

1992

Acquisition of 18,000 m² of industrial estate …

1991

1991

Extension of the product range by the new line …

1989

1989

Extension of the product range by the new line …

1987 – 1988

1987 – 1988

1987: Martin Klein, the third son of Maria and …

1983

1983

Extension of the product range by the new line …

1981

1981

Extension of the product range by the new lines …

1979

1979

Introduction of product range ‘Medical Equipment …

1975 – 1976

1975 – 1976

Claus-Dieter Klein joins the company full time …

1972

1972

Set up of the French subsidiary company Jouets Klein-Sarl …

1969

1969

Pretend role-play items Doctor Case and Arts & …

1968

1968

Claus-Dieter Klein, the eldest son of Maria and …

1967

1967

Styling heads and beauty hair styling sets are added …

1960

1960

The first injection moulding equipment and …

1956 – 1959

1956 – 1959

1956: The success story begins here. The company …

1954

1954

The year 1954: The production is outgrowing …

1949

1949

We start with the year 1949 in which the company was founded …