New location in Hamburg – now seven polishing the Habeeb GmbH, leading supplier of knives and paper cutter, has further expanded its presence in Germany. In addition to the acquisition of knife grinding Muller in Munich and their integration into the local branch of hawthorn, the family business at the end of last year took over the range knife grinding Rakkha Schleiftechnik GmbH as well as the Kurt Ulrich tool factory. With the integration of the two Hamburg-based organizations grows the number of independently-operated grinding branches on seven. The North Branch “focuses on the care of the environment by Hamburg-based printing and processing plants. “In addition to the reprocessing of knives and other cutting tools, the hagedorn GmbH offers these providing latest blade technology, as well as the integration into the outsourcing model HMS plus”.
Basis for the expansion of its presence in Germany and the operation of a further showroom in Hamburg was especially good business development in the year 2011. Contrary to the general trend in the printing industry managed to increase the number of customers especially in the area of HMS plus more. Several hundred companies in Germany and Europe have been here already for the innovative HMS-plus model decided further upward trend. In the context of HMS plus customers receive an individually tailored knife quota as basic equipment. The blades must be sharpened, POPs the hagedorn GmbH from this contract customer and brings new, with polished blade. The benefits for the customers: Have not only a complete supply without own investments in knives, as well as a monthly subscription, you can use continuously and without waiting knife with extremely high-quality cutting steels. Investment program very successful positive the 2010 investments also evolved. In the context of one of the largest investment programs in the company’s history was in Bergisch Gladbach a new system installed, the grinding of machine knives with a unique angle geometry takes over.