Milestones

Milestones

Milestones

2019

GERB Thailand, Bangkok | GERB Singapore

GERB Korea, Seoul

2018

2017

First TMD (tuned-mass damper) over 100 Hz | First tower TMD (520 t)

First wall damper for seismic protection

2016

2015

First active TMD (USA)

First TMD for a solar thermal power plant

2012

2011

Earthquake restoration of a tall building

TMD for an offshore wind park

2010

2009

GERB Japan, Hiratsuka

Spring support of a 144000 kN screw press

2007

2006

GERB Mexico, Guadalajara | Spring support of a 1600 MW steam turbine

First double pendulum TMD (140 t)

2004

2000

GERB Italy, Milano

GERB China, Qingdao | First skyscraper TMD (Dubai) | First GERB Floating Slab Track System for high speed rail

1997

1992

GERB India, Bangalore and Noida

GERB Russia, St. Petersburg | GERB Czech, Prague

1991

1990

GERB Brazil, São Paulo | First seismic protection of buildings (California)

First trackbed isolation (subway)

1989

1988

GERB USA, Chicago

First building on steel springs above a subway (Berlin)

1986

1985

First TMD in cable-stayed bridge (Bangkok)

GERB Spain, Madrid

1983

1979

GERB France, St. Nazaire

GERB Engineering

1974

1968

First spring-supported gas-turbine foundation

GERB Germany, Essen (technical office)

1957

1939

Patent of the first Viscodamper®

Company founded by William Gerb | GERB Germany, Berlin | First vibration isolation applications

1908