The company was founded in 2007 by Ewald Ulrich as a sole proprietorship. He opened his first office in China in 2008, followed by a representative office in Japan in 2009.
In 2010, the sole proprietorship ANA-U, Ing. Ewald Ulrich e.U. was incorporated into ANA-U GmbH.
In 2012, the company moved to Schloss Freiberg and opened another production facility in Europe in addition to the existing production facility in China.