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Georg Klass senior

COMPANY FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR UNTIL 2000

It all began with a vision: to save valuable water. And so in 1976 Georg Klass senior developed an idea for sewer flushing vehicles that could recover and reuse their used water. As an innovative thought leader he directed the fortunes of Klass Filter GmbH for many years before putting the company into the hands of his children.


Georg Klass junior

MANAGING DIRECTOR SINCE 2000

Georg Klass junior has been working in the family business since 1996 and became self-employed in 2000 with the company Georg Klass Filtertechnik. One focus of his work lies in product development:
bringing an idea to marketability is particularly appealing for him.

Chronicle of a success story


Management

20. August 2019

Georg Klass junior takes over the sole management.

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Generation change

20. August 2000

Georg Klass junior takes over the business. Father Georg Klass senior supports his son in the business until today.

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First practical use of coarse and cyclone filters

20. August 1998

The first practical applications in sewer flushing vehicles and sweepers were successful.

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Joining of Georg Klass junior

20. August 1996

Since joining the company, Georg Klass junior has been primarily concerned with product development.

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Formation of Klass Filter GmbH

20. August 1976

When company founder Georg Klass senior began to deal intensively with water treatment, this topic still had a niche existence and was of little public interest.

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Research & Development

20. August 1976

The years were marked by ideas, planning, testing and first prototypes. Georg Klass senior was convinced that there had to be a low-maintenance and preferably trouble-free…

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Nominated for the Green Award 2020.


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