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History

1966

Foundation by Hans-Jürgen Leue, Bernd Horsch and Horst Schmidt, 60m² office in Nibelungenstraße in Augsburg (5 employees)

1981

Extension to 16,000 m², move to Beimlerstraße (54 employees)

1988

From the drawing board to the computer: Entry into CAD, the first CATIA workstations are set up

1990

Move into the new building and the present day office in Bürgermeister-Wegele-Straße

1991

Foundation of HLS Meerane

1994

Entry into robot simulation with Robcad

1999

Foundation of HLS Czech Republic

2009

Foundation of HLS Vietnam

1994-2008        

HLS India (later KUKA India)

2006

HLS becomes a subsidiary of KUKA Systems GmbH

2015

HLS becomes independent again; KUKA Systems GmbH sells HLS to the shareholders TerVia Invest, Aheim Capital and Ulrich Betz

2015

Takeover of the design consultancy PCM GmbH in Fulda

2016

HLS 50-year anniversary

2017

Takeover of EffiSi GmbH in Chemnitz