The site of Th. Kekeisen GmbH & Co. KG changes ownership: A purchase agreement for the buildings and land in Laupheim has been signed by the Uhlmann Group. (Photo: Kekeisen)

Uhlmann purchases Kekeisen site

The Uhlmann Group recently acquired the site of the company Th. Kekeisen GmbH & Co. KG in Laupheim. Kekeisen ceased operation in June. The buildings and land, which directly border on the Uhlmann site in Laupheim, will become the property of Uhlmann Group Holding GmbH & Co. KG at the beginning of 2021. The site covers an area of approximately 20,600 square meters and includes a production hall of some 6,100 square meters, as well as an office building with 1,800 square meters.

“Purchasing of the property enables us to extend our present company site. The direct access to the existing area allows us to set the stage for further development of our location in Laupheim”, explains Matthias Niemeyer, CEO of Uhlmann Group Holding and Uhlmann Pac-Systeme.
“Expansion of our administration space in Laupheim will already take place in the first quarter of 2021 with the move to our new office building. Acquisition of the Kekeisen property offers us the opportunity to also consider an extension of our production area at the headquarters”, adds Tim Slomp, CTO of Uhlmann Pac-Systeme. Specifically how the property will be used in the future is not yet certain. Various options are currently being reviewed. Settled is that F+B Maschinenservice GmbH, the company responsible for the servicing of Kekeisen machines, will use parts of the property for the next three years.

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Uhlmann Group Holding GmbH & Co. KG
The Uhlmann Group generated sales amounting to EUR 434 million with its workforce of approximately 2,500 in the business year 2019/2020. The company group includes Uhlmann Pac-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG, a leading global systems supplier for the packaging of pharmaceutical products in blisters, bottles, and cartons. Other members of the Uhlmann Group are the companies Koch Pac-Systeme in the Black Forest, Cremer Speciaalmachines in the Netherlands, Wonder Packing Machinery in China, and Axito in Poland. Since October 2019, appropriate elements of central functions are pooled in Uhlmann Group Holding GmbH & Co. KG. Visit www.uhlmann-group.com for more information.