Hugo Beck appoints new managing director

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Hugo Beck appoints new managing director

– Packaging machine specialist Hugo Beck has appointed Timo Kollmann as managing director, following the retirement of company owner Dieter Beck as managing director after almost 30 years’ service.

Timo Kollmann joins Curt-Juergen Raiser as co-managing director to form the company’s senior management. Further, Simon Beck, a member of the founding family now in its third generation, joins the restructured management team and adds to his duties as production manager, by becoming an authorised signatory for the business.

Having extensive management experience within the business as international sales director, Timo Kollmann has already significantly shaped and driven forward the strategic direction of Hugo Beck within the horizontal packaging sector. The organisational changes associated with the restructured management are now setting the course for the company’s stable and sustained development over the coming years.

Commenting on his appointment Timo said, “As a specialist for customised horizontal film packaging machines, Hugo Beck is now widely recognised in many industries for the high quality of our flowpack, bag and shrink packaging solutions, and our new management team will work tirelessly to continue to deliver on the decades of excellent leadership provided by Dieter.

“I am now looking forward immensely to building on this platform and leading Hugo Beck in its next chapter of growth as we focus on expanding our technological expertise in paper packaging solutions and the opportunities provided by automation technology.

“Despite the difficulties of the current economic climate, I see the broadening of Hugo Beck’s international market presence as a vital cornerstone to our future and regard this as a key personal challenge and priority to delivering our corporate goals.”

About Hugo Beck:

Founded in 1955 and based in Dettingen/Erms near Stuttgart, Hugo Beck provides the most comprehensive manufacturing product range in the film packaging segment for flowpacks, poly bags and shrink packs in the world. With a focus on maximising automation, flexibility and availability, Hugo Beck’s innovative packaging solutions are developed and produced by some 110 specialists at the company headquarters. Today, the family enterprise is represented all over the world by a network of contract partners and Hugo Beck machines are currently being used successfully across a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, print and paper, textiles, glass and wood.

Hugo Beck’s latest paper packaging solutions underline the fact that the company continues working on innovative machine technology in order to develop sustainable packaging solutions in every respect for today’s markets and tomorrow’s.

Hugo Beck’s horizontal flowpack, film and paper packaging and post-print processing machines operate in an output range of 3,000 to 18,000 cycles/hour. Flexibly deployable periphery modules are available for all machines, among them feeders and high-speed robot systems as a component of various automation solutions. In addition to providing series machines, Hugo Beck focuses on enabling customer-specific solutions. State-of-the-art in-house project planning and manufacturing processes are the prerequisite for being able to react flexibly to virtually all customer needs.

forrás:   2021.02.02