History. An endless story of strong business acumen.
Höller, Bosch, Westdickenberg, Höfliger and Laudenberg – SN combines the technology and innovative strength of the five most influential German packaging companies. With five decades of experience, business acumen, foresight, a unique culture of innovation and enormous personal commitment, the SN management team has forged the global leader for horizontal rotary machines.
Today, German packaging technology specialist SN Maschinenbau GmbH is a company with a solid past and excellent prospects for the future.
Milestones of the company history
Gebrüder Höller in Bergisch Gladbach presents the first fully automated system that unwinds from the roll with an output of around 60 pouches per minute
Robert Bosch takes over Gebrüder Höller
Bosch develops the first machines with specific quantity measurements
Laudenberg GmbH is founded
The first pouch machine with electronically controlled
The first rotary-type machine to produce 200 pouches per minute for soup format, for three components
The first high-performance rotary-type machine to produce 360 pouches per minute
The first rotary-type machine with ten rotation stations capable for wash down
SN Maschinenbau GmbH is founded
The first spout rotary-type machines with three tracks, producing 150 pouches per minute
The first continuously operating FFS standing pouch machine for hot and spout filling, producing 500 pouches per minute
FM 1 Combi
The first convertible FFS/FS rotary-type pouch machines
SN Maschinenbau GmbH integrates Laudenberg GmbH
The first five-track FFS rotary-type machine, producing up to 500 pouches per minute
FM 300 -FM 400
Introduction of the FM 300 - FM 400 series, increasing output rates by up to 50%
Launch of SN ULTRA-CLEAN technology for liquid dairy products
HMI generation SN-Sm@rt-Touch
LMS 124 Quadro
Model with centerspout and 260 pouches per minute
ATEX Filler with extended filling time
Market launch of the FMH 80 (hygienic design) at trade fair Interpack in Dusseldorf
The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture is promoting the development of recyclable stand-up pouch packaging made of bio-based plastics and their efficient production.