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 viscous 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 Republic, 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