Anniversary with great festive event and Technology Days

Today’s HAVER & BOECKER OHG dates back to the year 1887 when the company was founded by Carl Haver and Eduard Boecker at Hohenlimburg. In 1897 the company moved to Oelde in Westphalia, where the head office has been located since then. In addition to wire weaving, the engineering works established in 1925 has developed into the second mainstay of the company. 125 years after its foundation, the company has developed into a global player with more than 50 international subsidiaries. New business areas were gradually opened up and further developments made. The 125 years of a successful company development were celebrated in August 2012 within the framework of a festive event (Fig. 1) and an open day in the Wire Weaving Division as well as the HAVER TECHNOLOGY DAYS. About 350 customers, representatives and employees of the HAVER Group from Germany and abroad met for the HAVER ­TECHNOLOGY DAYS 2012 in the A2 ­Forum in Rheda/Germany (Fig. 2). The objective of the event was to inform international guests about the organisational and technical developments originating from the family-owned company, to get a feel for the international tendencies and to bundle activities within the HAVER Group. Strategy Day On the first day of the event, called the Strategy Day, Managing Director and Partner of Haver & Boecker Dr. Reinhold Festge was able to line-up a number of renowned speakers: Prof. Dr. Georg Unland (Saxony State Minister for Finance and Professor at the TU Berg­akademie Freiberg), Dr. ­Martin Wansleben (General Managing Director of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce), Dr. Aliko Dangote (President of the Dangote Group in Nigeria; (Fig. 3). In addition, Dr. Fabian Festge (General Manager of HAVER IBAU INDIA) reported on the current development in Asia, and...