Gretsch-Unitas Group

The Gretsch-Unitas Group consists of more than 50 manufacturing and sales companies in 35 countries. With the internationally leading brands GU (architectural hardware), BKS (locks, locking systems) and FERCO (architectural hardware), the group offers "Securing Technology for You". In its divisions window technology, door technology, automatic entrance systems and building management systems, the GU Group manufactures and distributes about 30,000 single items many of which can be combined with each other easily. With 3,700 employees and over 100 years of tradition, we not only develop single products but complete individual solutions for large-scale projects. Together with architects, planners, and profile system manufacturers we successfully combine visionary architecture and innovative technology. Founded in 1907 by Viktor Gretsch, the family-owned enterprise is today managed by the brothers Julius and Michael von Resch.

Gretsch-Unitas GmbH Baubeschläge
One of the largest manufacturers of construction fittings in the world, Gretsch-Unitas GmbH Baubeschläge has been located in Ditzingen near Stuttgart since the 1970s.

Alongside the spacious works buildings and administration area, there is also an exhibition and advice centre for product innovations, as well as training rooms for seminars.

After all, in addition to the extensive range of quality products, the main plant in the group of companies also places great value on the further education of employees within the company, as well as on specialist seminars for architects, planners and the specialist trade.

Current topics, such as facility management and barrier free construction, have been increasing in importance over the last few years, and are reflected in the products and services of the company.

With more than 100 years of experience, technical know-how and high-quality products, the renowned BKS GmbH has belonged to the group of companies since 1983.

The BKS brand has been a synonym for safety, quality and functionality for locking procedures for more than 100 years.

Locks, locking cylinders and master keyed suites for door construction, as well as property and escape door fittings, are produced in the extremely modern production plant. The large range of variants, and the flexible compatibility of all the products, must be highlighted here.

The growing importance of electronics, access control and escape door control, has resulted in innovative system solutions.

BKS GmbH has its own customer and training centre for customer care and employee training.

FERCO International S.A.S.
France's major producer of construction fittings was founded in 1934 and has been part of the Gretsch-Unitas group of companies since 1977.

It was at this time that the JET tilt-turn fitting provided the company with an excellent image at home and abroad with this successful product.

FERCO International S.A.S. is growing. Additional production halls are being set up for production and new processes are being developed for production and surface finishing.

Today, the operation in Sarrebourg manufactures using extremely modern technology. The logistics centre connected to the company has a high capacity hi-bay storage facility, with space for several thousand palettes.

GU Automatic GmbH
GU Automatic GmbH has been part of the Gretsch-Unitas group of companies since 2001.

GU Automatic GmbH has made a name for itself throughout Europe with automatic sliding doors, revolving door systems and all glass sliding walls.

Based on a polished modular construction system, solutions are developed to meet individual requirements. The latest techniques, high quality materials, as well as tried and tested functionality and security, are a matter of course, while access control systems can also be integrated. The door systems provide planners with a great deal of freedom in their designs.

Experienced advice and service teams ensure local proximity to the customer over a wide area.

Gretsch-Unitas Yapi A.S.
This company was created in 2001 from the merger of the Turkish market leader in the sector
of window fittings, and the Turkish sales office of the Gretsch-Unitas group of companies.

Today, high quality fittings for worldwide use are manufactured using modern technology at the production site. In addition, Gretsch-Unitas Yapi A.S. has grown into one of the major sales units of the Gretsch-Unitas group of companies.

The company is not only market leader in Turkey, but also opens up new markets in the Middle East and in Central Asia.

Gretsch-Unitas Logistik GmbH
All the logistics services for deliveries to the worldwide customers of the Gretsch-Unitas group of companies are organised quickly and reliably by Gretsch-Unitas Logistik GmbH.

The company's activities include storage, customer-specific packaging of finished goods and the fully-automatic distribution of packages according to freight forwarder.

EDP suited to requirements controls not only all the logistical sequences, it also gives every customer the advantage of being able to following the current order status through the internet.

Modern feet strategies with the production plants and external suppliers ensure a high level of availability of goods at all times.