125-year success story

Published 29 October 2012

On the auspicious occasion of Haver & Boecker’s 125th anniversary, International Cement Review speaks with Dr Reinhold Festge, the company’s managing partner, on the history of the packaging, automation and materials handling specialist and its future development.

Dr Reinhold Festge, managing partner, Haver & Boecker

ICR: Can you explain the current structure of Haver & Boecker and the extent of its international reach? 

Dr Reinhold Festge (RF): The structure of Haver & Boecker in principle has not changed. The company has two major divisions: the Wire Weaving Division, the oldest part of Haver & Boecker, and the Machinery Division, founded in 1925. The Machinery Division is further divided into two: under the brand name of Haver & Tyler we concentrate all activities in mineral processing. Then, under Haver & Boecker packing technology we concentrate on packing and logistics. All divisions are locally active and we operate subsidiaries all over the world, on every continent.

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