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Cyclinfo, 2016/08/10

Restructuring of Zedler-Group

Expert reports, texts for user manuals and the fabrication of testing systems are a number of services essential for the cycle industry and offered by Zedler-Group headquartered in Ludwigsburg. In these days, Dirk Zedler is restructuring his company.

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Since its year of foundation in 1993, Zedler-Group has experienced steady growth. Thanks to an increasing number of staff members, the number of expert reports has risen to 800 per year. With the foundation of GDFS (Gesellschaft der Fahrrad-Sachverständigen mbH) Dirk Zedler aims at adapting the company to the actual business realities. However, the only things that will change are the company’s legal form and the name. Other things like laboratory and office equipment, access to the archives which according to expert opinion is one of the most extensive ones as well as the renown form of expert reports remain unchanged. Dirk Zedler is still active within the company, as before.

GDFS - Gesellschaft der Fahrrad-Sachverständigen mbH

The restructuring of Zedler-Group entails a new company name and a new logo.

In his position as managing director Zedler’s year-long experience will be fully at the experts’ disposal. Zedler-Group is to comprises three division. The office of bicycle experts (GDFS – Gesellschaft der Fahrrad-Sachverständigen mbH) offering expert reports, Zedler – Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit GmbH drawing up user manuals for bicycles of any type and bicycle components as well as the business division comprising the development and manufacture of testing systems for the measurement of riding characteristics, the determination of impact and overload behaviour as well as fatigue tests of bicycle frames and components.