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Illustration of the first Hugo Beck workshop

Company foundation

Hugo Beck sets up his own company - a mechanical workshop for lathe/milling parts.


Illustration of first film packaging machines

First film packaging machines and customised machine solutions

Hugo Beck is the first company on the Dettingen industrial estate to build the first production hall.


Complete production of lathe/milling parts and manufacturing of customized machines begins.


First production programme of film packaging machines.

Illustration of the first series machines in the bakery sector

First series machine

SPF 25 compact shrink packaging machines are the first series machines to conquer the bakery sector.


Illustration of shrink packaging machine

First trade show interpack

Hugo Beck attends industry trade show interpack for the first time and makes a decisive move to enter the packaging industry


L-sealers, shrink tunnels and compact shrink packaging machines are being produced in series.

Illustration of Complete model range of shrink tunnels

Complete model range of shrink tunnels


Illustration of the first horizontal poly bag machine

First horizontal poly bag machine on the market

Development and construction of the first automated horizontal poly bag machines making Hugo Beck's first participation at the trade show FachPack a success.


Illustration of the first bundle packing machine

First bundle packing machines

Market launch of banderoling/bundle packing machines.


Illustration of Hugo Beck building

New administration building

Constrution of a new administration building with a total of 60 employees.

Illustration of Hugo Beck demo center

New demo center

A new demo center allows customer visits from all over the world on site.


Illustration of paper packaging machine

First paper packaging machines

Construction of the first paper packaging machines from Hugo Beck.


Shown here: Tight banderoling machine for banding of cigarette blanks in stacks with PE-coated craft paper.


Illustration of film packaging systems

Worldwide distribution of film packaging machines

A complete production programme of film packaging systems is distributed worldwide. The export rate rises to 50 %.


An additional new hall construction becomes necessary when 80 employees are reached.


Shown here: a series of bundle packing machines

Illustration of a horizontal poly bag machine

Horizontal poly bag machines

Illustration of L-sealers


Illustration of Vertical poly bag machine

Vertical poly bag machines


Illustration of film packaging machine

Technology leader

Hugo Beck introduces servo drive technology and develops a complete new product family of film packaging machines making the company a technology leader in this sector.


To date, more than 10,000 servo axes have been successfully installed in machines.


Shown here: Super 400 X

New machine generations

New generations of machines Flexo and Super are developed in subsequent years.


Shown here: Flexo 400


Illustration of a mailing machine for post-print processing Super 400 XLM

First mailing machine

Market launch of the first mailing machine for post-print processing.


Shown here: Super 400 XLM


Illustration of a rotation suction feeder

Flexible feeders

Series production of flexible feeders with their own control and drive units begins.


Shown here: rotation suction feeder


Illustration of phone card packaging machine

World record

Hugo Beck builds the world’s fastest phone card packaging machine.


Illustration of an inserting machines for post-print processing

First inserting machines

Construction of the first inserting machines for post-print processing.


Illustration of the Hugo Beck company building

Building extension

The production area is extended to 7.700 m2  for the more than 100 employees in Dettingen/Erms.

Award "The top 100 most innovative companies"

TOP 100

For the first time, Hugo Beck makes it into the TOP 100 of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.


Illustration of a servo x film packaging machine

servo X series

Series production of the new machine generation servo X.


Illustration from the Demo Center for film and paper packaging

Extension demo center

The demo center is extended to a total area of over 500 m², enabling even more customer visits from all over the world.


Illustration of film packaging machine Flexo X Series

flexo X series

Series production of the new machine generation flexo X.

Image "The top 100 most innovative companies"

TOP 100

For the second time, Hugo Beck makes it into the TOP 100 of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.


Illustration of Flowpack machine for film packaging Flowpack X-D

New flowpack machines

Hugo Beck extends its product portfolio in the film packaging sector with flowpack machines


Shown here: flowpack X-D


Illustration of robot system for film and paper packaging

Introduction of robotic systems

Hugo Beck extends its automation technology with robotic systems.


Abbildung von Preisübergabe "Top 100 Innovator 2016"

TOP 100

For the third time, Hugo Beck makes it into the TOP 100 of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.


Illustration of paper packaging production

New machine generation for paper packaging

At FachPack 2019, Hugo Beck presents a new generation of flexible form, fill and seal machines for the production of film and paper packaging on just one machine. The new paper X machine series covers both hybrid machines and pure paper packaging machines.


Abbildung von Papierverpackungen  für E-Commerce, Versandhandel und Logistik

New packaging style for paper bags

Market launch of the paper e-com fit paper packaging machine which features two integrated PFAFF sewing machine units for the first time. The paper bags with two sewn sides are thus completely new on the market and particularly suitable for the e-commerce and mail order sectors.

Abbildung von Papierverpackungsmaschine

Paper packaging machine paper e-com fit

The development of this machine innovation was supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.


TOP 100

For the fourth time, Hugo Beck has received the TOP 100 award, which honours the most innovative companies in the German SME sector.

The award commends Hugo Beck’s success in innovation management and its achievements in developing sustainable packaging solutions.


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