Our company

Girloon Unternehmen

Girloon – Carpet culture made in Germany

High-quality textile flooring Made in Germany - passionate about carpets for the past 140 years. Girloon is your flooring specialist for any challenge and especially for heavily frequented areas in buildings. This company, which is based near Bielefeld, has always been managed by the owner and has around 110 employees who work every day on improving for you.

Always the best basis:

  • Carpets and carpet tiles Made in Germany
  • Self-adhesive textile design modules (format 25 x 100 cm)
  • Unique and individual designs
  • Maximum contour precision and colour diversity
  • State-of-the-art digital printing technology
  • Products with Blue Angel certification
  • No bitumen, EVA, PVC or other pollutant heavy coatings are used
  • Acoustically effective underlining
  • Unique modular principle
  • Fulfilment of all project-specific requirements (e.g. acoustic, easy to remove etc.)

History - Traditionally down to earth

For the past 140 years, we have been doing what we love and do best – i.e. making high-quality woven and tufting carpets as a specialist and forerunner in the carpet industry. We deliver market and brand-oriented carpets in the best quality throughout Europe. This is the basis for the Girloon brand’s successful journey. You can follow it here. 

  • 1879 | Foundation
    The company is founded by the businessman Johannes Girmes as a production company for high-quality velvets.
  • 1891 |  Growth
    Production is expanded to 200 mechanical looms and a workforce of 430
  • 1918 – 1930 | Expansion of the portfolio
    Takeover of various companies as independent subsidiaries:
    • Samtfabrik Edm. Corty & Co. GmbH, Krefeld
    • Plüschweberei Grefrath AG, Grefrath
    • Niedieck & Co. Aktiengesellschaft, Lobberich
    • J.L. de Ball & Cie. Nachf. mbH, Lobberich
  • 1953 | Girloon is born
    Launch of the GIRLOON carpet brand that is still successful today
  • 1970 | Restructuring
    The company Girmes - Werke AG assumes a pure holding function. Most of the operative business is conducted by three domestic legal entities:
    • Johs. Girmes & Co. AG, Grefrath – Oedt
    • Grefrath Velour AG, Grefrath and
    • Niedieck AG, Nettetal – Lobberich
  • 1978 | Business expansions
    Takeover of the velvet, furniture velours and woven carpet production areas of the company Herbert Reichel Textilwerke GmbH & Co. KG
  • 1989 | 1989 | Takeover after bankruptcy
    Takeover of many employees and assets of the former company Girmes AG by the newly founded Girmes GmbH.
  • 1990 - 1994 | Expansion of the portfolio and increase in capital equity
    Capital injections and takeover of the companies
    • Walraf Textilwerke GmbH & Co., Mönchengladbach
    • AIRTEX GmbH & Co. KG Textile Luft-, Gas- und Klimatechnik
    • Verseidag AG
  • 1995 | Takeover of business shares
    Girmes takes over 52 % of the shares of the company GIRMES Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH, Wels, Austria. Girmes GmbH founds the company GIRMES ProMa – Tex GmbH in Grefrath - Oedt and takes over all business shares.
  • 2002 | Takeover by Ulrich Dresing
    Mr Ulrich Dresing takes over the company Girloon GmbH and founds the new company Girloon GmbH & Co. KG based in Herzebrock.               
     

Our Partners

Paul Geißler GmbH
Rothwiesenstr. 12 a
80995 München
Tel. 089/ 32 71 47 15
Fax 089/ 32 71 47 16
info(at)paul-geissler-gmbh.de
www.paul-geissler-gmbh.de

Schönox GmbH
Alfred - Nobel - Str. 6
48720 Rosendahl
Tel.: 02547/910-0
Fax: 02547/910-101
info(at)schoenox.de
www.schoenox.de

WULFF GmbH & Co. KG
Wersener Str. 3
49504 Lotte
Tel. 05404/ 881-0
Fax 05404/ 881-849
industrie(at)wulff-gmbh.de
www.wulff-gmbh.de

Henkel KGaA / Bautechnik Deutschland
Henkelstrasse 67
40191 Düsseldorf
Tel. 0211 / 797 - 0
Fax 0211 / 798 - 23 18
thomsit.bautechnik(at)henkel.com
www.thomsit.de

SEBO Stein & Co. GmbH
Wülfrather Strasse 47 - 49
42553 Velbert
Tel. 02053 / 89 81
Fax 02053 / 89 85
info(at)sebo.de
www.sebo.de

Vogl Verspanntechnik
Inh. Luis Vogl
Landsberger Straße 336
80687 München
Tel. 089/ 46 20 06 55
Fax 089/ 46 20 06 54
info(at)verspanntechnik-vogl.de
www.verspanntechnik-vogl.de