MAAG Group corporate history

The MAAG Group comprises successful and renowned companies, each with their own impressive history. Automatik Plastics Machinery, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen, Maag Pump Systems, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Xantec Steuerungs- und EDV Technik are today the strong and innovative product brands of the MAAG Group.

The history of the MAAG Group thus begins in the late 19th century, with the establishment of Scheer as a metal foundry and machine factory in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1890. Maag Pump Systems was founded in 1913. Automatik Plastics Machinery was founded in 1947. Gala Industries was founded in 1959, and Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen in 1983. The youngest member of MAAG Group – Xantec Steuerungs- und EDV-Technik was founded in 1994. Over the decades, they have all grown into experts in the various fields of polymer production and processing.

All the members of the MAAG Group contribute their supreme expertise and years of experience in developing and manufacturing superb machines, plants, systems, and software – and will continue doing so in the future. The bundling of core competencies, industry best practices, the attentive maintenance of existing business relationships and creation of new ones, all provide the foundations for maximum customer satisfaction throughout the Group.