Multivac celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The company was founded in 1961 by Sepp Haggenmüller in Böhen in the Allgäu and has since developed into a leading global full-range supplier of packaging solutions for food, sterile medical products and various industrial goods. Today the Multivac Group has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, including over 1,300 at its headquarters in Wolfertschwenden (Allgäu).

It all began with the first Multivac chamber machine which Sepp Haggenmüller built in 1961. The first thermoforming machines followed in 1966/67, which brought a breakthrough internationally for Haggenmüller and his partners.

From the seventies onwards, the manufacturer began to develop his machine designs with groundbreaking innovations in the direction of resources conservation, hygienic design and consumer protection, which was pioneering at the time. Today, more than half of the thermoforming packaging machines worldwide come from the machine manufacturer from Allgäu.