Within the KRUG group finishes its very first expedition truck build. The foundation for the company is ready. Over the next years, a formative period of the company, KRUG establishes itself as new player in the industry.
The base for producing modules in series is created, efficiency and quality being the main drivers of refining layouts and construction technology that will ensure the successful growth of the company as demand rises.
KRUG EXPEDITION is formally established with its current headquarter in Austria. The company is led by original members of the KRUG MPP company, with Viktor’s son Dimitri Yermolov taking on a leading role in overseeing the manufacturing site and sales department.
Already an established name, KRUG EXPEDITION has established ongoing partnerships with industry household names including Toni Maurer, Hellgeth Engineering and EXCAP. Vitali Knorr, an experienced technical expert and seasoned sales specialist joins KRUG EXPEDITION as CEO.
Slawa Knorr, a former Bosch engineer joins KRUG EXPEDITION at the beginning of its transformative expansion process to guide the newly formed group alongside the newly minted Chief Technology Officer Vitali Knorr, VP of Sales Dimitri Yermolov and KRUG Group president Viktor Yermolov.
Project Rhino is developed under the guidance of CTO Stephan Gorovoy, to fill a gap in the lightweight 4x4 product portfolio. An additional production line is added to the KRUG group facilities in Cherkassy.
Оur story began in 2011 and we will not stop
The Austrian headquarters of KRUG EXPEDITION and KRUG MODULE PARTS received a lift with extended office space and a newly renovated and fitted production site to set off demand for more builds and ease pressure.
KRUG EXPEDITION is slated to build around 35 projects, including the PROJECT RHINO and PROJECT RHINO XL line up, which is an extension of Project Rhino that was initially conceived. A fresh focus on consumer events alongside an extensive trade show roster keeps the consistently growing team busy year-round.