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half a century of success – since the foundation in 1964, our company improved itself enormously: starting as a small handicraft business with just two employees Hasenkopf has become a pioneer in the two dimensional and three dimensional processing of innovative materials. A Story of success:

 

Chronicle

1964

Business formation in Mehring near Burghausen (Upper Bavaria) by Didymus Hasenkopf – 2.400 DM of equity capital, two employees

1967

Specialisation on processing of extruded synthetic drawers,
lot size 1 to 1000 pieces

1970

Foundation of a manufacturing subsidiary in Delbrück near Paderborn

1972

Building of the first manufacturing shop in Mehring (1,400 m²)

1974

Expansion of the delivery area to Switzerland

1981

Expansion of the manufacturing surface in Mehring to 3,500 m², alltogether 22 employees

1982

Implementation of flexible annual working hours

1985

Expansion of the manufacturing program to solid wood and plywood drawers

1988

Roland Hasenkopf (owner's son, born in 1961) becomes co-proprietor and CEO

1990

Start of production of worktops and washstands made of Corian®

1992

Building of a new manufacturing plant for Corian® in Mehring (1,500 m²), expansion of the dominant market position in drawers and in manufacturing Corian

1997

Extension of Corian manufacturing plant about 1,200 m² respectively 700 m², three new machining centers

2001

Transfer of the company from Didymus to Roland Hasenkopf, enlargement of the manufacturing plant form 8,000 m² to
10,000 m², inauguration of a new education and training center

2002

Dipl.-Ing. Markus Gröger appointed second CEO

2006

Building of a new industrial hall to enable further growth, extension of the manufacturing plant up to 15,000 m²

2010

Repositioning as an industrial manufacturer and relaunch of the corporate identity and corporate design, spectacular stand at the trade fair Holz-Handwerk in Nuremberg

2011

Initial operation of the new production hall (1,250 m²), start of construction of the new administrative building with new bureaus for technical and commercial project execution and consulting (1,900 m²)

2012

Official opening and moving into the new office building

2014

50 year anniversary with donation campaign for Kinderträume Ghana e.V.