Anton Christ (1844 - 1898)
Founding of Christ Handwerksbetrieb (metal processing plant) which became the current Otto Christ AG (parent company of the Christ Group) in 1963. Otto Christ AG has since become the leading manufacturer of car wash systems in Europe.
Founding of subsidiary Christ Verpackungstechnik GmbH through a takeover of Pietruska (manufacturer of packaging equipment for primary, secondary and special packaging facilities) established in 1950 in Memmingen.
Introduction of the C-ET universal cartoning machine
Change of name: Christ Packing Systems
Takeover of end-of-line packaging specialists Skinetta Pac-Systeme and relocation of company headquarters to Ottobeuren.
Continued development of the folding cartoning machine for the pharmaceutical industry; design modification and creation of a complete line from the new overall portfolio for Interpack 2008 in a 350 m² presentation area.
More than 3,000 machines installed worldwide