The specialist for automation systems Erhardt+Leimer GmbH (E+L), Stadtbergen/Germany, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
Founded as a workshop in Augsburg/Germany in 1919, over the years the company has grown into an international high-tech industrial business with more than 1,600 employees and now occupies a special niche in automation technology worldwide: the guiding and inspection of all materials that are produced and processed in the form of moving webs.
The primary sales market is Asia with over 60% of sales; another important market is the USA. E+L has established itself in all important industrial countries with wholly owned subsidiaries, 19 up to now. There are also production facilities in India, China and the USA.