For more than 7 decades...
from a regional to an international family business.
|1936||Ludwig Heck and Jakob Becker found the “Modellfabrik Dautphe” (Dautphe pattern factory). Together with 8 employees they specialize in workshop equipment and repair work for the regional stove and cooker industry as well as the pattern and machine factories at Wallau.|
|1940||The firm’s name is changed into “Modellfabrik Heck+Becker KG” (pattern factory).|
|1957||Ludwig Heck dies. Vice-manager Jakob Becker becomes sole manager.|
|1982||Dieter Becker becomes general manager and principal of 170 employees.|
|1986||The corporate structure is changed into Heck+Becker GmbH & Co. KG.|
|1990||A brilliant coup: As the worldwide first die manufacturer, Heck+Becker GmbH & Co. KG tries out the manufactured dies in a 2500-ton casting plant.|
|1999||Martin Baumann becomes general manager of the family enterprise that has meanwhile become known and very successful all over the world.|
|2009||The power spectrum is significantly expanded by setting up a die-casting technology center.|
|2016||Heck+Becker, an internationally operating family-run enterprise, is celebrating their 80th company anniversary.|