Innovative and well-engineered end-of-line packaging solutions
Leading: We are among the world’s leading manufacturers of film and case packaging machines and for palletising, storage and conveyance equipment.
Competent: With 600 committed employees who have been working for us for 15 years on average, we have been maintaining our position as a medium-size company since 1969.
Innovative: The teams in our sites in Fürstenau and Freren are fully committed to developing and manufacturing single machines as well as complete packaging lines. With permanent research and new developments our own development team guarantees your technological advancement.
Efficient service: meurer globally cooperate with general agencies providing skilled sales and service staff. Therefore we can assure you of a competent support all over the world.
Reliable: meurer is your partner for ideal packaging solutions for each requirement.
Our corporate history
Company foundation by Franz-Josef and Christel Meurer;
design and building of modular systems and individual parts for a well-known German printing press manufacturer.
Meurer also start to produce shrink film wrapping machines.
With the establishment of a manufacturing plant of 2.500 m², the basis for an own production programme was started.
The first fully automatic wrapping machines for shrink and stretch film were developed and released.
A first-time presence at the Interpack exhibition; presentation of the new and improved film packaging machines.
Introduction of an electronics module system.
Expansion of the production and management facility by the acquisition of further space and buildings; extension of the meurer manufacturing program to include case packaging machines.
Introduction of programmable memory controls.
Palletising equipment was introduced within the product range.
Freren: acquisition of a production hall with administration department.
Establishment of a new administration department and enlargement of the production area.
Certification according to EN ISO 9001: introduction of the touch panels and bus systems.
Extension of the conveying technology to include buffer systems.
Development of a high-speed sleeve wrapper (one and two lanes) with up to 140 packs/min. (type CM/HB-B).
Came the Introduction of the multi-axis servo systems: Development of the film-wrapping machine to include Lateral folding. Type CM / VE 40-B.
Introduction of the standard control concept, consisting of motion/machine control/ communication and visualisation platform; development of a second-generation, continuous-motion case packing machine (type CM / HTW).
Following the death of Franz-Josef Meurer his wife Christel Meurer becomes the managing partner and takes over the management of the entire meurer group. Ludger Richter and Walter Schmidt become executive directors.
Enlargement of the production and shipping hall in Fürstenau by approximately 1500 sqare metres.
Development of a high-speed horizontal flow wrapping machine, featuring a performance of 160 packs/min.
Anniversary: 40 years of meurer
Presentation of the new FILMline sleeve wrapper generation
Expansion of the production site Freren within the range logistics
100% of the company share is sold to the US American ITW Group.
Jens Gozian takes over the management task from Ludger Richter and Walter Schmidt.