Company History


Addition of 2 electric and 5 hybrid vehicles to our fleet and installation of further wallboxes. A total of 5 charging points are now available.


November 2020: Expansion of the photovoltaic system on the company-owned neighbouring building. The total installed capacity on both buildings is thus 161 kWp.


Takeover of ComTRI GmbH business solutions with the ERP software UniPPS® under the name UniPPS GmbH business solutions. Relocation of the head office to Reutlingen into our annexe In Laisen 76.


Expansion of our fully automatic manufacturing cell by integration of an additional
horizontal processing centre Heller H2000.

Acquisition of the neighbouring property with building and open spaces with the aim of being able to grow further at the In Laisen location.

Over 90 employees

This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary. 

This is a good opportunity to say THANK YOU! 


  • our EMPLOYEES for their commitment
  • our CUSTOMERS for their trust and their loyalty
  • our PARTNERS for efficient cooperation

We are looking forward to further successful years with you by our side! 

2016 - 2017

Procurement of a new Urban UF8000 long bed machining centre for machining our
HSB-gamma® profiles (aluminium and steel) and a laser sintering plant (3D printer) for plastics.

Relaunch of our website.

Over 80 employees

2014 - 2015

Expansion of office area to approx. 750 m².

Setting up of an separate workshop for our trainees.

Perception of new gantry drives HSB-sigma®.

Procurement of a Spinner TTS 65 Triplex turn machining centre with main spindle and counter spindle, 3 tool revolvers and a maximum of 36 driven tools for the production of our ball screw nuts, short loader Irco ILS-MUK.

2012 - 2013

Expansion of production area to approx. 3600 m².

Expansion of our high rise rack to 481 racks.

Expansion of our fully automatic manufacturing cell by expansion of
Fastems pallet rack system up to 72 machine pallets and 108 material pallets and
integration of an additional horizontal processing centre Heller H2000.

2010 - 2011

Expansion of product range of gantry drives HSB-gamma®
and expansion of our own production.

Start of development of ball nuts HSB-kgt®.


Integration of a fully automatic manufacturing cell comprising
2 Heller horizontal processing centres and a Fastems pallet rack system
with 30 machine pallets and 50 material pallets.

Certification in accordance with DIN ISO 9001:2008.

72 employees


Expansion of premises to 2700 m².

High-rise rack with 340 racks and 6 exit stations.

62 employees


Start of cooperation with Schunk GmbH & Co. KG,
Lauffen am Neckar.

2005 - 2006

01.10.2005:  Move to own new production site with an address at In Laisen 74,
Reutlingen, with approx. 1700 m² production area and 600 m² office space.

Installation of a high rise rack with 170 racks for 2000 kg per rack.

Expansion of product range of portal linear drives HSB-delta®
and expansion of our own production.

1999 - 2005

Expansion of product range and production possibilities
to approx. 1300 m² production area and office space.

Certification in accordance with DIN ISO 9001:2000.

30 employees


Move to own production site (850 m²) at Lembergstrasse 46, Reutlingen.

1993 - 1998

1995 -1998:   Development and manufacture of mechanical linear units
    HSB-beta® and linear tables HSB-alpha®
    10 employees


1993 - 1995:   Special purpose machinery and subcontracting with 2 employees


16.08.1993:   Foundation of HSB Automation GmbH