AHG Wachsmuth & Krogmann mbH

– we stand for the Hanseatic trade, tradition and Innovation

Welcome

Welcome to Wachsmuth & Krogmann. We are an international Wholesale and foreign trade company with headquarters in Hamburg.

What began in 1797 as a small Hamburger import business, developed over the past 200+ years to one of the largest trading houses in the industry, with Liaison Offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong and the USA. Our Product range includes lighting equipment, household appliances, toys, Camping and garden products, decorative items, and canned food.

Our customers include renowned companies in the world, which place the highest demands on the quality of their products and to us. The satisfaction of our customers is our daily goal. To reach this goal our highly qualified staff is doing their best every day 

We Wachsmuth & Krogmann celebrate our Hanseatic heritage.


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About us

Wachsmuth & Krogmann – originating in Hamburg, reaching for the world

We at Wachsmuth & Krogmann have remained true to our roots to this day: wholesale and foreign trade. We have been importing a wide range of products and services for more than 200 years are always looking for new challenges.

In 1797 Johann Christian Wachsmuth for opened his import business
Colonial goods and Spezereyen in Hamburg. 1815 Hermann Christian Tobias Krogmann a rose in the company.

The steadily growing company continuously opened up new markets
and from 1831 was active as a shipping company worldwide for a long time.
The company logo still reminds of this traditional past.

Today, Wachsmuth & Krogmann is a modern,
global trading company based in Hamburg's venerable Kontorhaus district.
We combine Hanseatic trading tradition with progress and
are a powerful partner in all areas of import and export trade.



History

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  • 225 jähriges Jubiläum

    225 jähriges Jubiläum

    Vor 225 Jahren am 15. September 1797 gründete Johann Christian Wachsmuth (1773-1820) die Firma J.C. Wachsmuth und ließ sich in der Steinstraße nieder. Er begann seinen Handel mit Ölivenöl, Mandeln, Feigen, Sukkade, Piment, Korken, Zwiebeln und vielen Spezialitäten mehr. Nach kurzer Zeit ist Wachsmuths Geschäft eine der größten Kolonialwarenhandlungen in Hamburg. Das „Zippelhaus“ wird für viele Jahre Sitz von Wachsmuth und Krogmann (ab 1841) und nun wird es zum kommenden Jahr der Sprinkenhof.

  • Neue Bürofläche

    Neue Bürofläche

    In 2020, W&K expanded its location in the heart of Hamburg (Lange Mühren 1). For this purpose, an empty office area was completely expanded, renovated and decorated for the employees to move in. This expansion made it possible to straighten and structure the workplaces. The new office space with approx. 1,200m2 brought a lot of new space for currently approx. 75 employees.

  • 200jähriges Jubiläum

    200jähriges Jubiläum

    1797: Wachsmuth & Krogmann starts importing colonial goods and spices. And in 1997 the import of nuts, dried fruits and canned food still made up part of the business volume. That's called continuity! I warmly congratulate you on the 200th anniversary. Even in a traditional Hanseatic city, 200-year company anniversaries are extraordinary events - so they are particularly worth celebrating. If a company has maintained its position on the market for over two centuries, then that speaks for capable employees as well as for far-sighted and clever company policy. At Wachsmuth & Krogmann, tradition and innovation are ideally combined. W&K is an efficient foreign trade company with a highly differentiated product range. And despite all the changes that have taken place in the import trade, W&K sees itself today as a responsible mediator between producer and consumer. W&K is heavily involved in the dynamic, growing East Asia business; our own branch in Hong Kong and cooperation offices in China, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia secure our presence. In Hamburg, too, W&K has grown significantly in recent years. Tradition as a foundation, innovation as a strength - these are good prerequisites for asserting yourself in the future. I wish Wachsmuth & Krogmann continued success for the next 200 years. Dr. Henning Voscherau First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

  • Gründung Far East

    Gründung Far East

    1988 Wachsmuth & Krogmann founded an own office in Hong Kong, Wachsmuth & Krogmann (Far East) Ltd., which was headed since then, our managing Director Bernd Schoefer. Since mainly from the East Asian region is imported, we founded this branch. There are over 20 staff in East Asia are on the road daily to be on the latest products and to ensure a more efficient on-site quality control. In addition, existing co-operation offices in China, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia.

  • 175jähriges Jubiläum

    175jähriges Jubiläum

    In 1972, Wachsmuth & Krogmann celebrated its 175th anniversary with a steam boat on the traditional track of the previous, in-house Hamburg-Harburg steam society. In addition, the foreign trade company Wachsmuth & Krogmann mbH was established in the import business. The beginning of a carpet trade, made for an Iranian house.

  • Wachsmuth & Krogmann nimmt die Geschäfte wieder auf

    Wachsmuth & Krogmann nimmt die Geschäfte wieder auf

    In 1945, Wachsmuth & Krogmann takes up the business with a few employees at the site zippel house. The company in 1962 to oHG and opened an import Agency for nuts and dried fruits. A little later, in 1968, with the addition of import of canned, delicatessen specialties, and frozen products. In 1980, the first Non-Food are imported products. Wachsmuth & Krogmann extended to the Non-Food business and founded a branch in Hong Kong. The company is growing. It has offices in Shanghai and the United States. 1997 Wachsmuth & Krogmann celebrates its 200-year anniversary. Today, the business areas of Wachsmuth & Krogmann at the site Long Mühren 1 in the historic Hamburg Kontorhaus district.

  • Firmensitz in der Großen Reichenstraße

    Firmensitz in der Großen Reichenstraße

    Wachsmuth & Krogmann expanded further and further, assumes, among other things, in 1861, the regular service between Hamburg and Calcutta, as part of two shipyards and founded in 1870, trading houses, Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa. The trade with copra, cotton, tortoise-shell, and coconut oil is thriving. In 1873, is expanding in the direction of the Baltic States and Russia, founded in is a commercial Bank and a branch in St. Petersburg. In 1875, the company specializes in the Import of rice from Burma and Siam. 1893 Wachsmuth & Krogmann builds two paddle steamer for Hamburg‐Harburg steam navigation company. Wachsmuth & Krogmann stores the imported goods business from 1913 to 1938 in the specially established company colonial goods-Import Ewerwahn & co., and is concentrated in this period, the strong growth of the company.

  • Umwandlung der Firma

    Umwandlung der Firma

    1. In January 1841, the owner decided to convert the company from J. C. Wachsmuth in Wachsmuth & Krogmann. Under this name the company is registered in the first commercial register of Hamburg. The business is thriving. Wachsmuth & Krogmann developed into a major food wholesale. After the departure of Carl Wachsmuth Tobias Krogmann in 1846, is the sole owner of Wachsmuth & Krogmann.

  • Hermann Christian Tobias Krogmann

    Hermann Christian Tobias Krogmann

    Hermann Christian Tobias Krogmann (1797-1866) settled in 1815, as krämer estate agents in Hamburg, Germany. He is General Manager at Wachsmuth, together with the younger brother of the founder: Carl L. O. Wachsmuth (1786-1885).1823 marries Krogmann Catharina Dorette Elisabeth Wachsmuth, the sister of the founder. In 1824, Carl Wachsmuth and Tobias Krogmann be the owner of the company and move the business in the Great state road 45.

  • Die Undine

    Die Undine

    In 1831, Tobias Krogmann acquires the sailing ship Mary Ann, and founded the shipping company Wachsmuth & Krogmann. Soon other ships to follow. The company's own fleet brings always new Goods from the Mediterranean, South America, Southeast Asia, India and the South seas, later also from the Baltics and Russia to Hamburg, Germany. Up to the setting of your shipping business in 1942 Wachsmuth & Krogmann has 111 years of uninterrupted ships under its own name in travel. Thus, at the time, one of the oldest shipping companies in Hamburg.

  • Gründung

    Gründung

    The 22-year-old Johann Christian Wachsmuth (1775-1820) is based on the 15. September 1797, the company J. C. Wachsmuth and settled in the stone road. He is, among other things, with olive oil, almonds, figs, candied peel, cumin, allspice, pepper, Cork, and onions. Already in the shortest possible time Wachsmuths business is one of the largest colonial actions in Hamburg. The zippel house for many years the seat of Wachsmuth & Krogmann.

Frequently asked questions

You can contact us at any time
Where can I order your products?

We appreciate your interest in our products. Of course, in individual cases it is disappointing when the desired item is out of stock at our trade partners.

Unfortunately, we can not offer Products/articles ourselves, as we have no stock for retailing.

We ask for your understanding that we can take, therefore, unfortunately, no orders.

 

With kind Regards,

AHG Wachsmuth & Krogmann mbH


Where are your products manufactured?

This varies from product to product and is available under the menu-point BDA in the Respective owner's manual.

There are currently open positions

Please directly under the menu-point in a career full of Initiative, see, or alternatively, application of karriere@wachsmuth-krogmann.com send.

How to find us:

Our offices are located in the beautiful Kontorhaus district of Hamburg's old town. The historic, typically Hanseatic office building is in close proximity to the main train station. The building belongs as well as most other office buildings in this quarter built at the beginning of the 20th century, a UNESCO World Heritage Site "Speicherstadt and office district with Chilehaus".

Address

Lange Mühren 1

20095 Hamburg, Germany

Email: info@wachsmuth-krogmann.com

Service

Do you have questions about a product or need technical assistance?
Then you are exactly right here. Our experts are happy to help you.

DE

Zeitlos Vertriebs GmbH
Service Center
Nachtwaid 6
79206 Breisach

E-mail: info@zeitlos-vertrieb.de

Tel: 008000 9348567 (free)
and 08000 9348567
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AT

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DK

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For us at Wachsmuth & Krogmann, the satisfaction of our customers is an affair of the heart. Our highly qualified employees all over the world give their best every day.

Before you send your defective device to one of our service centers, talk to us first. Simply dial the service number for your country - and we are there for you!

Alternatively, you can send an E-Mail or a Fax to the appropriate Service Center. We look forward to your questions and suggestions.

You can use our Hotline: we recommend that you phone contact your Service Center!

Only the Service Center can help you with service or product questions. We therefore ask you to contact your service center directly. Unpaid shipments to other addresses cannot be accepted.


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JTM Contracts
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Tyne & Wear
NE38 8QU

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Phone + 44 (0) 1909 517672

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ESP

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PORTUGAL

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HU

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