History

1972

IPS founded in January, the partners are: Carl Edelmann GmbH, Gerhard Schubert and Leo Hayes.

1978

Due to the increasing number of employees, IPS moves into the Jagstbrueckenhochhaus in Crailsheim.

1984

First participation at the Interpack Exhibition in Duesseldorf. Paul Utz and Leo Hayes take over the management.

1986

The growing commercial success leads to the move into their first owned office building.

1992

IPS becomes a 100% subsidiary company of the Gerhard Schubert GmbH in Crailsheim.

1999

Gerald Schubert is appointed Managing Director with Paul Utz deputising.

2005

Paul Utz retires from IPS. Peter Gabriel is appointed Managing Director and deputizes for Gerald Schubert. Olaf Horrenberger is promoted to management.

2009

For the first time an annual turnover in excess of 50 million Euros is achieved.

2010

In the first quarter 2010, Gerald Schubert relinquishes his position as Managing Director in order to be able to concentrate on his activities as Area Sales Manager fo the Schubert Group. Olaf Horrenberger becomes Managing Director.

2011

IPS extends its product portfolio by now having the capability to offer a range of
5 engineering services:

  • General Contractor
  • Engineering Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Life Cycle Partnering
  • Line Optimisation

2014

Schubert-Pharma is established as a new IPS Business Unit. IPS takes over pharmaceutical sales and implementation activities as well as providing services for all Pharma Systems of Gerhard Schubert GmbH.

2016

IPS is to operate under the name of Schubert Packaging Systems GmbH as from 1 January 2016.

2017

Schubert-Cosmetic is established as a new Business Unit of Schubert Packaging Systems GmbH and takes over sales and implementation activities for the cosmetics industry as well as providing services for all cosmetics systems of Gerhard Schubert GmbH.