Walter Felix Thimm founds the company in Herzberg am Harz
Our own corrugated cardboard production starts
Klaus Thimm becomes a personally liable shareholder alongside his father.
Establishment of own European sales network in France, the Netherlands and Denmark.
Introduction of the patented belt pre-press process for high-quality packaging printing.
From 1990 - Corporate strategy expands to cover central and eastern Europe as well as specialisation and large-scale customer strategy.
Market entry in the Czech Republic with the construction of a corrugated cardboard factory on a green field site near Prague.
Construction of the central printing works for Flexo pre-press in Northeim
Introduction of the corporate umbrella brand THIMM – THE HIGHPACK COMPANY and division of the range of products and services into the Packaging, Print, Display, Service (multiple materials) and Consulting divisions.
Retirement of Klaus Thimm from operations and move to the advisory board. Mathias Schliep takes over as managing director.
Expansion of the display division due to the takeover of a manufacturer in this market segment.
Market entry in Romania and construction of a new factory to expand further in eastern Europe
Purchase of a packaging specialist for multiple materials in southern Germany
New corporate identity under the THIMM – THE HIGHPACK GROUP umbrella brand. All divisions receive their own logo so that they can independently develop in their market segments
Strategic partnership with Christiansen Print (Ilsenburg); expansion of the market position as the largest Flexo pre-press in Europe for the corrugated cardboard industry
Expansion of the production network in central and eastern Europe as a result of the majority shareholding in a corrugated cardboard factory in southern Poland within the framework of a joint venture with the Spanish packaging company SAICA
Acquisition of Hohendahl Wellkarton GmbH (Essen) as third site of THIMM Display
Commissioning of new production locations in the Bremen freight centre and Duisburg port
Acquisition of REKA plant in Lohhof and foundation of THIMM Verpackung Süd
Commissioning of new production locations in Germersheim and Puebla (Mexico)
Building of a new production location for THIMM Verpackung in Holledau
Full takeover of Christiansen Print GmbH with sites in Ilsenburg and Garancières-en-Beauce (France).
Commissioning of the Holledau plant, closure of Lohhof (THIMM Verpackung Süd)