The history of Mey

The extraordinary journey of a family business. Since 1928.

Foundation

The company is founded by Franz Mey as a hosiery factory.

1928

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1948

Brothers Franz and Karl Mey establish the company Gebrüder Mey OHG

They start to manufacture goods, including products for women, men and children.

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1959

Decision

Specialization in women`s underwear and clear commitment to quality and to being a brand.


Albrecht Mey coins Mey as an independant, strong brand and an reliable partner.

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1978

Innovation

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Introduction

Mey introduces the first range of men's underwear.

1984

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1997

Innovation ``Swabian boomerang``

In 1997, the introduction of the Mey hanger also marked the launch of the environmentally friendly hanger cycle. The hangers arrive with the goods in store, where they are collected and then sent to the sheltered workshops in Albstadt to be prepared. Mey completes the cycle and the hangers are then assigned to new garments. That's the ``Swabian boomerang``.

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2002

Introduction of Mey NIGHT

Mey takes another step forward with its successful expansion.

2007

Introduction of Mey Lingerie

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Mey invests in Germany

A customer and innovation centre is established at the Albstadt-Lautlingen site for the women's and men's underwear departments. The Bitz site is developed into a state-of-the-art logistics centre.

2008

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2009

Shopping 24/7

Launch of Mey online shop

2010

Launch of Mey Retail

The first Mey store opens.

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2012

Mey is the first underwear supplier to be certified with bluesign®.

The label stands for sustainable textile production. It eliminates harmful substances right from the beginning of the manufacturing process and sets and controls standards for environmentally friendly and safe production.

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Sustainability & top brand

2014

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2015

The Mey undershirt

Innovative: The undershirt from the Mey Dry Cotton Functional range is the perfect addition to any businessman's wardrobe: breathable and moisture-regulating with the perfect fit.

2015

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2016

Expansion

Mey opens its 16th store in Konstanz on Lake Constance.

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GOTS certified

The day wear line Mey Organic is officially GOTS certified as of march 2017, for both men and women’s wear.

2017

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2017

20 YEARS OF THE ‘SWABIAN BOOMERANG’

This year, the Mey hanger cycle system celebrates its 20th anniversary!

2018

Fair made. Fair paid.

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