Company History

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

HSB Automation 2016
HSB Automation 2014 - 2015

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.

HSB Automation 2012 - 2013
HSB Automation 2010 - 2011

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®.

2008

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

HSB Automation 2008
HSB Automation 2007

2007

Expansion of premises to 2700 m².

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

62 employees

2006

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

HSB Automation 2005 - 2006

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

HSB Automation 1999 - 2005
HSB Automation 01.01.1999

01.01.1999

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

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.

HSB Automation 16.08.1993