HDG Today

New requirements, ideas and products on the market are addressed at HDG by well-founded know-how and a high degree of innovative potential. HDG is thus regarded today as a reliable partner and leading manufacturer for forming, filling and sealing systems for sealed rim pouches.

All HDG packaging systems have been developed and produced at the business location in Lindlar near Cologne, Germany, since the company was established. This means that consistent and outstanding quality ‘Made in Germany’ can be achieved by over 85 highly qualified and motivated employees which meets even the most sophisticated requirements.
In addition to this, HDG also maintains a global service network consisting of numerous representatives and service personnel, enabling the provision of an optimum and flexible service package at all times and in every location around the world.

HDG supplies highly efficient and flexible packaging systems for companies from various sectors all over the world. This trust enabled HDG to achieve an outstanding growth rate of 26 % in 2011 over the previous year and further expand its strong market position.

To be furthermore able to respond to this positive development and to the increasing demand for HDG packaging machinery, in 2014 the company has moved to its new offices and production site in Lindlar, near Cologne.

The Success Story

HDG Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH was founded in 1984 by Hans Detlef Glindemann. Formerly located in Kürten near Cologne, the company purely focused at its inception on servicing and repair operations for packaging machines.

However, HDG service teams realised the first optimising of existing systems a few years after the enterprise was established, integrating assemblies produced by the company in these. HDG eventually took on responsibility for the production of all assemblies as of 1992 on the basis of the enormous success of these measures.

Continuous technical improvements and high quality standards led HDG to slowly develop from being a purely service company to become a provider of packaging systems. 1998 finally saw delivery of the first packaging system completely manufactured by HDG, with the concepts involved in this representing absolutely new innovations on the market for packaging systems.

A modern marketing and sales system was installed as of 2001 to meet the growing demand for HDG packaging systems. Moreover, the consistent further development of concepts such as the rotary table machine system saw the expansion of the HDG portfolio through the addition of further machine types. Higher capacities were achieved more rapidly and further pouch formats and shapes implemented as a result to meet a variety of customer requirements.

As the positive order situation resulting from this soon led to a space problem at the business location, the company premises was expanded in 2009. The establishment of a showroom also enabled the presentation of machine functions and the problem-free testing of new formats, film qualities and products.

2011 saw the transfer of the company from the founder, Hans Detlef Glindemann, to Peter Steindl, proprietor of the FAWEMA GmbH packaging machine enterprise. Together with Mr Adrian Mitas, he is now active as a managing director at HDG.

Since 2014 HDG Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH is located in Lindlar with a new production site and offices.

What HDG Stands for

HDG – a reliable partner. HDG endeavours to identify the individual requirements of its customers and fulfills these in a non-compromising fashion. In addition to long-term and personal relationships, the company places enormous importance on cooperation with its customers in a spirit of partnership in this respect. Besides HDG employees at Lindlar production site the globally present service staff and agents are at all times your contact when it is to optimize production processes and create solutions for new demands.

HDG – a quality attribute. Packaging systems contribute decisively to the value added chain of the most diverse products. In order to ensure a flawless sequence in this process, HDG places enormous emphasis on non-compromising quality and reliability during the development and production of its packaging systems. These aspects are equally reflected in the pouches manufactured on HDG machines. HDG sets itself the highest of standards and produces packaging solutions which stand out from competitor products in terms of their quality and reliability.

HDG – a guarantee of flexibility. The packaging market is subject to continuous change, with new products, packaging sizes and demands regarding appearance. HDG therefore places utmost importance on flexibility prior to development of its machines. The modular design enables the realisation of rapid and flawless product and format changes from individual to multiple fillings and the creation of different pouch packaging variants for a variety of applications. Furthermore HDG machines can be expanded by new modules or converted for other or additional applications even after commissioning.

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