The term “Industrial Revolution” begins to apply in both an economic and social sense from the second half of the nineteenth century onwards. The rapid development of new technologies brought prosperity and transformed people’s lives. Inventions of the period include the car, the electric motor, the typewriter and the telephone.
Advertisement dating from 1897, for a “Rubber & Gutta-percha Warehouse”.
Founding of the limited partnership company Aug. Dittrich Successor Ad. Voigt & Co. Adolf Martin Voigt is the general partner. The limited liability partner is Gustav Caspar Clarus Pelizaeus, with an investment of 40 marks.
August Friedrich dies. His widow continues to run the company in collaboration with her brother Gustav Caspar Clarus Pelizaeus, who is also a partner in the firm.
The company now known as VIGOT Industrietechnik GmbH was originally founded on 1st November 1864.