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


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


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


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


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


Gerald Schubert is appointed Managing Director with Paul Utz deputising.


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.