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history of protec rail

The roots of AKW A+V Protec Rail GmbH date back to the railway sector and the construction industry.


History of AKW A+V Protec Rail GmbH


1991 -Foundation of Protec GmbH by the company PFA, Weiden, Germany and relevant railway suppliers and building companies
Intention: special solution for waste water treatment

1992 -

Installation of the first prototype equipment in rail vehicles;
Start of the serial production of sanitary facilities with biological waste water treatment

1993 -

Patent application worldwide, first grant of a patent

1996 -

Approval of the Federal Railway Authority (Eisenbahnbundesamt - EBA).
Serial production and additional construction of sample equipment

2001 -

Acquisition by AKW Apparate + Verfahren GmbH

2003 -

Company name change to AKW A+V Protec GmbH
a subsidiary of the AKW Apparate + Verfahren Holding GmbH u. Co. KG

2012 -

Change of name Protec GmbH in AKW A+V Protec Rail GmbH