History

1937

Founding of family owned Frisian company Jongia


The company name Jongia is derived from the last name of its founders (De) Jonge, meaning young in Dutch. The i for “ingenieursbureau” (engineering firm) and the a for “apparatenbouw” (equipment manufacturers) were added to Jong.

1939

Start production of flexible axle machines, generators, motors

1942

Mechanisation and automation of equipment for cheese production

1953

Development of unique direct driven agitator design

1958

Expansion and relocation to Harlingertrekweg in Leeuwarden

1960

Jongia specializes in Dairy applications

1961

Marketing in the 60's with road show

1972

Further expansion and relocation to James Wattstraat in Leeuwarden

1979

Acquisition of Complete range of mixers (Stork-Velsen) for Chemical industry

1985

Jongia expands in Chemical applications

1992

Jongia acquired by Stibbe Management

1998

OEM business started with HEINEKEN

2004

OEM Business started with GEA

2010

Introduction in sustainable energy market

2012

Jongia 75 years anniversary

2014

Logo evolution

2015

Product development of the Magitator, magnetic mixer ideal for hygienic applications

2016

Expansion start, double production capacity, renovation of the building & offices

2017

Opening China assembly factory for Asian market