Congratulation to 75-year anniversary of Albrecht Bäumer GmbH & Co. KG
Klaus Gräbener, Managing Director of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), conveyed the congratulations of the Executive Committee and the management of the local Chamber of Industry and Commerce on the occasion of the company's anniversary and presented an honorary certificate to CEO Christoph Hauck and CFO Jörgen Hofmann. He also showed himself impressed by the fact that Bäumer has developed over the years from a small medium-sized company into a global market leader that enjoys extraordinary success, sells around 90% of its products abroad today and at the same time has been setting standards in initial vocational training for decades. He expressed his wish to Christoph Hauck and Jörgen Hofmann that they will be able to continue the successful company history together with the 400 employees worldwide for a long time to come.
In early 2021, Christoph Hauck became the first external managing director in the company's 75-year history to assume the position of sole managing director at Bäumer. The company was founded in 1946 by Albrecht Bäumer Sr. in his hometown of Freudenberg. As early as 1954, the first foam cutting machine was shipped overseas. In 2020, Bäumer achieved an annual turnover of EUR 75 million including the national companies in the US, China and Japan. Christoph Hauck: “One success factor is our vocational training work; around 15% of the workforce at the Freudenberg site are apprentices. Our employees are our most important asset and they drive our innovative strength. The continuous qualification and targeted personnel development of Bäumer employees are strategic corporate goals.”
Bäumer is driving the development of the polyurethane market with innovations in machines and systems. The mattress, furniture, automotive and packaging industries in particular value Bäumer machines for their technological leadership, quality, reliability and enormous flexibility. The company's own sales and service offices in the US, Japan and China are supported by external sales partners in 75 countries. Over 8,000 machines have been installed worldwide in the past 75 years.