The smithy and locksmith's shop Friedrich Dücker is founded in Hitdorf on the Rhine - a small port town between Cologne and Düsseldorf.
The engineering office Friedrich and Peter Dücker uses its contacts to the corrugated board manufacturers and the machine manufacturers of the corrugated board industry. The know-how of their father's metalworking shop enables the production of the newly developed transport systems.
Growing markets require the construction of a second facility, another one is rented.
Modern company buildings with prospects for the future are being built in Langenfeld.
The new, modern production area in Langenfeld can already be used.
With the foundation of a separate software division, synergies are used and competences are developed at an early stage. Conveyance is automatic - at DÜCKER.
Our company receives another production hall as well as office space and expands the production capacities to 7,000 m².
The construction of a new office building with 2,000 m² for the expanding software division confirms the decision to rely on an own software house.
We accept the challenges of globalisation and realise a cooperation with Ringwood in Chicago. In-house production, service, distribution and aftersales open the doors to the North American market.
In 2009, the cutting of sheet metal parts is taken to the next technological level. Here, steel plates are cut to size using the latest laser technology and brought into the desired shape by mechanical bending machines.
A further 2,300 m² of production space are added in 2010 at Herzogstraße 10 in Langenfeld.
In March 2012, Dücker Ringwood Automation LLC. is founded in Illinois (USA). The location is managed by our long-time employee Ronald Schuszler.
DÜCKER ROBOTICS is established in Oleggio, Italy. The production of palletisers and prefeeders with robots as well as other solutions with robot technology are part of our portfolio.
Construction of a new production hall with 1,800 m² at Herzogstraße 20 in Langenfeld.
With the establishment of the joint venture BHS Dücker Systems Ltd. in China, we are further expanding our foothold in Asia. Local production capacities enable us to manufacture close to our customers, also for corrugated board plants in the Far East.
With the acquisition of the production facility at Herzogstrasse 23 in Langenfeld with an additional 600 m² for switch cabinet production, we are continuing our growth course.
By acquiring majority shares in ID2MC, we are able to offer our customers conventional prefeeders for their processing machines.
The new central warehouse at Ernst-Tellering-Straße 44 offers us even more space to grow.
By adding an extension to an existing office building, we can create the urgently needed space for new offices.
The purchase of the property An der Tongrube 2 enables us to build a new production facility in Monheim.
The acquisition of shares in SEEMI allows us to further expand our market share in France.
With the acquisition of shares in Krifft and Zipsner, we are expanding our market shares in Germany.