|1948||The company is founded by Dominik Pache near Stuttgart.|
|1954||The company moves to Landshut.|
|1969||Heinz Brunner takes over the management together with his father-in-law Karl Grassl.|
|1976||Karl Grassl resigns for health reasons.|
|1977||The company’s first own plant comes into being in Ergolding (near Landshut).|
|1978||Still a small company at that time, HA-BE installs the first EDP system.|
|1984||An extension is built on to the plant in Ergolding.|
|1987||Karl-Heinz Brunner steps into the company.|
|1988||A further extension is added to the plant in Ergolding after 1984.|
|1989||The company’s capacity is expanded in the areas of pressing and toolmaking.|
|1992||HA-BE is the first company worldwide to install an innovative robotic bending cell. In nearby Altheim (Landshut), a second production site is leased out.|
|1997||HA-BE builds a new plant in Altheim with a production area of 6,500 sqm and an administrative area of 2,000 sqm.|
|2001||400 t of pressing force exerted by the full automated MW drawing press increase the production possibilities.|
|2006||The production area is extended to cover 8,500 sqm. A logistics centre is created with an automatic high-rack facility for small parts as well as a pallet warehouse.|
|2008||Expansion of the production area to 10,500 sqm. A new production line for control system casings commences operations.|
|2009||The HPS (HA-BE production system) is further developed on an intensive basis.|
With their takeover of 5% of the company shares, Stefanie and Isabella Brunner stand for the 4th generation that is integrated into the company.
|2010||HA-BE overcomes the economic crisis and plans extensive investments in new technologies:|
|2011||2 further 5-axle CNC milling centres go into operation.|
|2012||Production is launched at the plant in Taicang, China.|
HA-BE expands its production capacity by means of a 8 kW robot laser welding cell.
|2013||Festive opening of the new plant in Taicang on April 19, 2013|
With the DMC 60 H linear, a 4-axle milling centre, the capacity is once again expanded in the metal-cutting production.
|2014||Move to the new plant 2. This extends the production area by 2,300 sqm.|
|2015||Foundation of a Joint Venture with a Canadian company. In the future, the Joint Venture will serve the North American market under the name of HABE-ISE.|
Through the installation of a TruLaser 5020, HA-BE is considerably increasing its production options in the area of laser welding.
|2017||Foundation of an affiliate company in the USA under the name of HABE USA Inc., located in Jackson/Missisippi.|
|2018||Relocation of HABE USA Inc. to Richland/Mississippi.|