History

  • 1932

    LANGGUTH is founded by mechanical engineer Albin Langguth. Type of business: any kind of repairs (machines in breweries, dairies, laundries, filling machines, etc.) and the construction of new machines.

  • 1945

    The company has been bombed out three times during the war. In March 1945 the company ceases to exist. However, knowledge and know-how remains as well as the ambition to revive the success before the war.

  • 1962

    As the premises located on the street Dahlweg become too small for the revived company the family buys a 5.000 m2 plot from the city of Muenster situated in the street Daimlerweg.

  • 1962

    Ferdinand Langguth becomes general manager.

  • Langguth baut 1970 die erste vollautomatische Etikettiermaschine

    1970

    LANGGUTH manufactures the first fully automatic labelling machine “Unomatic” with a maximum capacity of 7.000 Labellings/hour.

  • 80ies

    LANGGUTH develops a high performance labelling machine based on a hotmelt labelling technology. This machine has a significant lower glue consumption compared to earlier manufactured machines and is able to label 1000 cans per minute.

  • 1992

    LANGGUTH expands its activities on a worldwide level and requires more space in order to meet the increasing demand. In February 1992 the whole company moves to a 15.000 m2 site located in Senden-Bösensell.

  • 1994

    After the death of Ferdinand Langguth his children Irene and Hilmar Langguth become owner of the company. The achievements in research and development are profitable: LANGGUTH includes pail destackers, pail closing machines and hotmelt rotary machines in its production programme.

  • 90ies

    LANGGUTH develops a labelling machine for self-adhesive labels to face the new requirements of the market.

  • 2000

    Considering the customers’ requirements as well as the inventive talent of LANGGUTH’s engineers new innovations are generated. Labelling machines for self-adhesive labels, pail destackers and pail clothing machines basically used in the paint and varnish industry extend the range of products.

  • 2007

    LANGGUTH develops a rotary labeller using servo technology. This invention allows a flexible application of wet glue, hotmelt or self-adhesive labels.

  • 2008

    LANGGUTH expands its worldwide activities furthermore and founds a company in Canada to improve the quality of consulting und service in North America.

  • 2011

    Hilmar Langguth dies in a tragic accident.

  • 2012

    Irene Langguth becomes the sole owner of the company.

  • 2012

    LANGGUTH celebrates its 80-year company anniversary with an Oktoberfest where colleagues and former employees of several generations meet customers and business partners from all over the world.

  • 2012

    Thorsten Langguth, the son of Irene Langguth, becomes co-partner of the company.

  • 2014

    LANGGUTH founds another company in France to build up its own channel of distribution and service with French employees.

  • 2015

    Klaus Pekruhl and Peter Tschoepe manage the operative business of LANGGUTH together.