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PERI was founded in January 1969. At first, there was only one engineer‘s office but, in April 1969, work had already begun on the building of a small production hall on a plot of land on the outskirts of Weissenhorn. Since then the PERI areal has been continuously expanded and extended.
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PERI Company

Founded in 1969, PERI has grown steadily to become one of the world's largest manufacturers of formwork and scaffolding, generating a revenue of some € 1.3 bn in 2015. Our name is taken from the Greek word ‘peri’ – meaning around or surrounding – to reflect our products and capability. Though our headquarters are in Weissenhorn, near Ulm, Germany, our reach is truly global. Today, we employ c7,700 people and operate through more more than 64 subsidiaries and over 120 logistics centres worldwide. Still owned by the founding family, we are proud of our heritage and independence, and remain committed to building long-term relationships with our customers.

Who we are

PERI employee working in the production of panel formwork parts.

PERI was founded in 1969 by Artur Schwörer († 2009) in Weissenhorn near Ulm, Germany. PERI has grown gradually and is still owned by the founding family. The following pages will give you an insight and overview of the family business PERI:

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Meet us

Cooperative and proficient. PERI, your proficient and reliable business partner.

At PERI we maintain close relationships with our customers. A tight network of sales engineers, offices and warehouse locations guarantees efficient communication and quick solutions.


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