History

monta Klebebandwerk GmbH is a well-established, medium-sized company situated in Germany's charming subalpine area called Allgäu. Its origins date back to the year 1855. Today monta is one of the leading manufacturers of natural rubber adhesive packaging tapes worldwide.

1855: LAUNCH

Foundation of the "Mechanische Bindfadenfabrik Immenstadt" (Mechanical Tape Factory Immenstadt).

1920: CORPORATE MERGER

Merger with "Mechanische Hanfspinnerei und Seilerei" (Mechanical Hemp Spinning Mill and Rope Factory). New company name became "Hanfwerke Füssen-Immenstadt AG" (Hemp Factory Füssen-Immenstadt AG).

1967: FIRST COATING LINE

Commissioning of the first coating line as a cornerstone for the production of adhesive packaging tapes.

1979: GENERAL MODERNIZATION OF THE PLANT

Modernization and expension after a blaze in February.

1983: CORPORATE TAKEOVER

Takeover by a German-Swiss group and continuation under the name "monta Klebebandwerk GmbH".

1990: TAKEOVER BY 3M

Takeover by 3M Deutschland GmbH.

1997: 3M SELLS SHARES

Takeover of  all shares of monta Klebebandwerk GmbH by CEO Gerhard Spilger and the former technical director Johann Amoser.

2005: JOHANN AMOSER TAKES OVER SHARES

Takeover of all shares of Gerhard Spilger by Johann Amoser and continuation of monta Klebebandwerk GmbH as sole managing shareholder.

2006: STARTUP OF A STATE-OF-THE-ART COATING LINE

Startup of one of the most innovative coating lines for natural rubber adhesive worldwide.

2011-2012: FOUNDING OF SUBSIDARIES

Founding of fix-pack Srl. in Romania in 2011. Takeover of shares of fix-pack Kft. Hungary in 2012.

2014: Sale of the company’s share to a German investor group

Johann Amoser sells all shares of the group of companies monta/fix-pack to a German investor group.

2015: Fire in the slitting department

In April a major fire destroyed the building and the production facility of the slitting department.

2016: Start-Up of the new slitting department

Start-up of the new slitting department one year after the major fire.

2016: Change of management at monta

As from December 1, 2016, Peter Hantl takes over the entire management responsibility for the monta group.