Highlights of our company history

As the worldwide leading manufacturer of horizontal flowpack, film packaging and post-print processing machines, our company history is marked by various important data and highlights.

Company history highlightsHugo Beck in figures
  • 1955: Hugo Beck founds the company of the same name
  • 1976: Construction of the first horizontal bagging machine
  • 1996: Introduction of the servo drive technology and development of a completely new product family for film packaging machines; today, more than 10,000 servo axles have been successfully installed in machines
  • 2001: Introduction of the first feeder onto the market
  • 2006: Integration of a second manufacturing plant
  • 2009: Expansion of the Hugo Beck DemoCenter to 500 m² - unique in the variety and size, visitors from all over the world
  • 2011: For the second time after 2006 recipient of the “TOP 100” award for the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany
  • 2012: Expansion of the product protfolio by flowpack machines
  • 2014: Re-focussing to the following business segments
    • Pharmaceuticals, Food and Cosmetics
    • Print and Paper
    • Household, Construction and more
  • 2016: For the third time after 2006 and 2011 recipient of the “TOP 100” award for the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany
  • Production space: approx. 7,500 m²
  • In-house production share: approx. 90%
  • In-house software development
  • DemoCenter: 500 m²
  • More than 100 service mechanics world-wide
  • 20 employees in construction and development
  • Training share: approx. 10%
  • More than 30 patents since 1995
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