The history of CLAGE.
Since our company was founded in 1951, we have been the specialist for decentralised hot water supply "Made in Germany". In our company history of more than 65 years there are numerous milestones which we would like to present in this history.
Click your way through our little journey through time: from the early days with pioneering spirit to the latest intelligent Smart Home solutions. Discover numerous interesting events that we have experienced in our time: whether the introduction of an innovative new product, personnel changes or expansion of the location. Everything in Lüneburg, everything under one roof.
starts a trading company in Lüneburg.
"Beer mat" S1..3
The instantaneous water heater S1...3 with integrated water valve and bare wire technology in the basic body converts cold water taps into hot water sources. The device was officially sold in 1956.
U2-N de luxe
After the death of the company's founder, his wife Ulla Gerdes continued to run the company and, by setting up the production in the today’s still current location, laid the foundation for the future success story.
"The first 10,000 U2-N de
luxe from own production."
The small rectangular instantaneous water heater M 1 is successfully introduced and increasingly replaces the previous round design. Production of the U2-N is discontinued in 1985.
"Small but strong!"
Slogan 1986–1994 (»Klein aber stark!«)
The sons Jörg and Joachim Gerdes join the company.
The ecological demand is moving more and more into the focus. The distribution is switched to the specialized trade.
A modern administration wing with glass offices is added.
In the new federal states of Germany, instantaneous water heaters are met with great interest.
In order to develop the export business, the new C series with tubular heating elements is introduced.
"Sales triple in 3 years to 100,000 units!"
The company premises are tripled in size by taking over the neighbouring buildings.
"Economically warm water"
Slogan 1994–2015 (»…wirtschaftlich warmes Wasser.«)
DX 18..27 and FDX
The new electronic instantaneous water heater DX sets innovative
The FDX radio remote control preserves the
The new small instantaneous water heater series M 3..7 replaces the
A modern high-bay warehouse with 600 pallet spaces is completed.
With the new CX series, the range is
The company is certified for the first time by VDE Germany in accordance with ISO 9001 for the development, manufacture, sales and customer service of electric hot water appliances.
Logo with slogan 2002–2015
MH / MDH
After more than 20 years of construction, the successful small instantaneous water heater appears in a completely new design as type MH (pressureless) or MDH (pressure-resistant).
Zip water systems
CLAGE takes over the distribution of the Zip water boilers and presents the first water boilers for
To round off the electronic instantaneous water heater series DX, the type DLX 24 appears. A special feature of this device is the Multiple Power System MPS®, whereby the installer only determines the connected load depending on the available power supply during installation. The device can be
The second generation of
Jörg A. Gerdes presents the networking of instantaneous water heaters and mobile phones at the ISH 2005.
After a construction period of one and a half years, an architecturally
Own electronics production
The proportion of instantaneous water heaters with electronic control is increasing
CFX-U and FX
The electronic instantaneous water heater CFX-U FUNKTRONIC MPS® receives the Plus X Award as best product of the year 2011. The prize was awarded for the innovative,
At the same time, the market launch of the new
The new MCX
With the Smart Control System, CLAGE sets a new
Directly opposite the main building a modern
Logo since 2015
Slogan since 2015
The DSX Touch is presented at ISH 2015. The simple operation via touch display and the transparent
Smart Control App
The control app "Smart Control" is now also available for tablets and smartphones across systems ( iOS and Android ).
Top 100 Seal for CLAGE
CLAGE is now one of the top 100 most innovative
DSX Touch and DEX Next
The new innovative comfort instantaneous water heaters DSX Touch and DEX Next are presented at ISH 2019. Besides a brand new hood design there are many new features to discover. The DSX Touch also receives the Red Dot Award, the internationally acclaimed seal for outstanding design quality.
DLX Next, DCX Next, DBX Next
With the introduction of these three units, the renewal of the D-series is complete.