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The history of our company

1940                     
Hermann Hauser founds the company of the same name as sales agency of Efka Group for our region.

1941 – 1945       
Hermann Hauser has to serve his country while his wife struggles to keep the company going.

1948                     
After his return from war captivity new contracts are concluded and a new start with company Efka is made.

1954                     
Constant growth due to 6 years of hard work and the taking over of some more sales representations requires a new company building; the move takes place in May 1954.

1961                     
Aged 20 Heinz Hauser joins the business. The company starts building a wholesale for smoking accessories. Also the first sales representative is recruited in the same year.

1968                     
In the autumn of 1968 Peter Hauser, the younger son of Hermann Hauser, joins the company.

1974                     
Hermann Hauser hands over the management to his two sons but stays in the enterprise as a partner. He retires from day-to-day business when the company moves to a more modern building with an area of 500 m2.

 

2009                      

Enlargement of the storage capacity by building a hall with storage space for 1.200 pallets.
 

2017
The family owned company Moosmayr based in Austria which is in the business already in the 4th generation has taken over the corporate shares of Hermann Hauser GmbH and thus is planning for the future. The company Hermann Hauser will remain a separate and independent enterprise based in Augsburg with the entire previous staff. There will be no changes in the relations to our customers and suppliers.

Jörg Gerteisen joins the management.

2018
Heinz Hauser retires from the company together with his wife Anne in June 2018 to enjoy their private life.


2019
Hauser becomes KTI's distribution partner for Germany. Under the names "Corset" and "King", the two newcomers conquer German consumers, packaged in elegant and modern design.

2021
In April 2021, Peter Hauser will also leave the company and enjoy his well-deserved retirement after 53 years. At the end of June, Ulrich Kügle will also leave his position as authorized signatory to start a new phase after 33 years. We say "thank you" and wish him all the best!