JULABO GmbHs managing shareholders: Ralph, Markus und Gerhard Juchheim
Ralph, Markus, and Gerhard Juchheim (JULABO GmbH managing shareholders)

From Glass Thermometer to Highly Dynamic Temperature Control Technology -
A Juchheim family’s history of success and innovation since 1926

A tradition of innovation and technology

1967: Founding

JULABO was founded in 1967 by owner and Managing Director Gerhard Juchheim. 


1970s and 1980s:

Expansion and growth


JULABO introduced the first fully electronic laboratory circulator. JULABO garnered attention at the 1979 ACHEMA trade fair with new products, a new design, and introduction of an LED temperature display. In 1982 the company demonstrated direct measurement and control of an external system. We also presented a MULTI-DISPLAY LED with warning and safety functions.

The 1990s:

Innovation and global expansion
MICROPROCESSOR electronics were introduced in 1992. In 1993 we founded subsidiary JULABO USA. In 1994 JULABO received DIN ISO 9001 certification. Circulators of the new TopTech series permanently replaced analog technology. In the same year, we founded subsidiary JULABO JAPAN and two years later JULABO SINGAPORE. In 1997 circulators and temperature controllers of the HighTech series were launched.


JULABO introduces the first splash-proof MICROPROCESSOR water baths and shaking water baths. "ECONOMY" laboratory circulators with LED display make glass thermometers unnecessary. JULABO UK extends our presence to Great Britain.

Exploring markets of the future


JULABO ITALIA is founded. New Forte HT high-temperature circulators are introduced. In subsequent years we introduced the Presto LH Highly Dynamic Temperature Systems, a new line of laboratory circulators with three product series, a series of calibration baths, and the EH circulator series.


JULABO CHINA is founded.


JULABO KOREA is founded. In the same year we launched the new FL series of recirculating coolers and the CF series of Cryo Compact Circulators.


Markus Juchheim becomes co-Managing Director of JULABO. JULABO LATIN AMERICA is founded.


JULABO FRANCE gives us a presence in neighboring France.


JULABO introduces the first models of the new PRESTO generation. The design of these units and their color industry-grade touchpanel set new standards for Highly Dynamic Temperature Systems.




Markus Juchheim is now the sole Managing Director at JULABO GmbH.
A street called Gerhard-Juchheim-Straße was created to honor Gerhard Juchheim´s long-term service to his company and the community. The Gerhard-Juchheim-Strasse1 in 77960 Seelbach is the new company address for JULABO GmbH effective immediately.


JULABO celebrates their successful 50th company anniversary with a multi-day event. General Manager Markus Juchheim establishes the JULABO Foundation in the anniversary year. The goal of the foundation is to support non-profit organizations, associations, and institutions in the region around Seelbach. To accommodate their growth, JULABO UK is moving into new premises in Stamford (Lincolnshire). JULABO Singapore is further expanded and moves into new, larger premises as well.  


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Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: 610-231-0250
Phone: 800-458-5226

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