Jürgen Lochner (CSO/CTO) and Carsten Strenger (CEO) jointly manage the company ILLIG Maschinenbau. | © ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Jürgen Lochner (CSO/CTO) and Carsten Strenger (CEO) jointly manage the company ILLIG Maschinenbau.
Tradition Forms Future

We are a leading global supplier of thermoforming systems and tool systems for thermoplastics and cardboard. As an organically grown family business, ILLIG Maschinenbau offers the market's most comprehensive and varied range of thermoforming machines and tools, as well as complex production lines and individual components. With the unique packaging development, Pactivity® 360, and the high-performance packaging systems, we supply our customers with resource-friendly and sustainable solutions, and support packaging manufacturers in design for recycling. With our own subsidiaries and sales agencies in over 80 countries, ILLIG is locally present in all markets around the globe. For 75 years, the family business has been serving its customers across the globe as a reliable partner for the cost-effective manufacturing of complex precision parts with innovative technology. The trust of our customers motivates us and spurs us on to continue to serve our customers with more know-how, innovation, premium quality, reliability and comprehensive global service and support.


|    Independent family-owned company
|    Trustworthy, fair corporate culture
|    Expertise and competence
|    Innovation


|    We are an especially successful leading global family-owned company for thermoforming and packaging technology.
|    We inspire our customers by being innovative and customer-oriented through innovation and customer orientation.
|    We stand for a trustworthy corporate culture and collaborative cooperation, thus safeguarding continuous growth and jobs within our company.


|    We offer our customers innovative, economical systems for thermoforming and intelligent solutions for packaging.
|    We ensure sustainable economic success for our customers through highly qualified, motivated employees worldwide.
|    We are a successful family-owned company and base our decisions on long-term developments. 

News 4 February 2021


Creative Hub
ILLIG bundles Pactivity® around packaging development in the ILLIG Technology Center (ITC) at the company headquarters in Heilbronn where product development partners work closely with ILLIG engineers and designers. The ITC team works with customers to develop, test and evaluate products to market launch and through to production on ILLIG systems.
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News 29 January 2021


Even closer to customers
ILLIG Maschinenbau has appointed Jürgen Lochner (55) as Managing Director in the function of CSO/CTO on December 01, 2020. He is responsible for the areas of market and technology with sales and product development for the business units engineering, tooling and service. Together with CEO Carsten Strenger, the management team at the company's headquarters in Heilbronn is well positioned. "We are consistently pursuing the path of efficient operational process design in order to be even closer to the customer," explains the new CSO/CTO.
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News 19 November 2020


Plastic-Cardboard Combination
Sven Engelmann, Head of the ILLIG Technology Center (ITC) and Packaging Development, explains in an interview with K-PROFI - the leading German-language user magazine in the field of plastics processing - the technical challenges of a completely recyclable I-PACK® tray with mono-PP inlay for food products, which is more than 50% plastic-reduced. ILLIG developed, produced and installed the application in only a few months.
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