Each of our two current sites has its own story to tell. These unite a total of more than 270 years of valuable experience in printing and packaging manufacturing, bundled into what is today an innovative and future-proof printing company.
Mr Ulli Mugler joins the management team. Making him the fifth generation of the family to work in the company.
Mugler Masterpack is generated
Renaming of the companies to Mugler Masterpack GmbH and Mugler Masterpack Crimmitschau GmbH. The close links and cooperation of the sites is now reflected in the names.
Takeover of masterpack
Takeover of masterpack Crimmitschau GmbH. In the coming years, the site is expanded and fitted with modern technical equipment and technologies.
Renaming to masterpack Crimmitschau GmbH. Integration of the Wall operations in the American Westvaco concern (subsequently called MeadWestvaco).
Constant expansions of production facilities and new warehouse builds. As well as ongoing investment in the most modern of technological equipment, which still continues today.
Complete new build and move to the new production site in Wüstenbrand and renaming of the company to Mugler Druck GmbH.
Sale of the company to Alfred Wall AG in Graz. This results in the company becoming a subsidiary of the Europe-wide WALL Group.
Re-privatisation as K+W Druck, Gebrüder Mugler by Jens Mugler and Christian Mugler in Hohenstein-Ernstthal. In the same year, M+S Druck Service GmbH is founded by Jens Mugler. Whereas M+S Druck carries out primarily printing tasks, K+W provides all book-binding services.
New foundation as packaging factory Crimmitschau GmbH by the trust management. One year later, change of name to Masterpack Verpackungsmittelwerk Crimmitschau GmbH.
Forced nationalisation of the book printer under the new company name VEB Kongress- und Werbedruck and investment in offset technology.
Forced nationalisation of the Kunstanstalt under the new company name VEB Verpackungsmittelwerk Crimmitschau. This was followed by the specialisation in production of folded boxes. The coming years were characterised by production for large, well-known, customers such as Ferrero (Mon Cheri) or Bahlsen.
Founding of the Buchdruckerei Georg Mugler in Oberlungwitz. The company was specialised in the manufacture of packaging for the textiles industry.
Founding of Kunstanstalt Etzold & Kiesling in Crimmitschau. At the time, one of the most significant art print companies in Germany producing art prints, calendars, postcards etc.