Interview with mall//herlan in the magazine “Packaging South Asia”

23.05.2017 - Pfinztal / Germany - Interview with mall//herlan in the magazine “Packaging South Asia”, May 2017 issue: "Annual can-making capacity in India rises to 480 million"

In the last four years, can-making capacity in India has risen dramatically as has demand from leading beverage and consumer product companies in the country. With the installation of new filling lines by brand owners and by contract packaging companies, all the new integrated can-making lines installed and successfully commissioned in recent years are running to capacity.


mall//herlan names new Customer Service and After Sales Support Director: Holger Schulz

09.03.2017 - Pfinztal / Germany - mall//herlan, the leading supplier of production lines for aerosol cans and aluminium bottles, is pleased to announce the appointment of Holger Schulz as new Customer Service & After Sales Support Director.

Based in Pfinztal near Karlsruhe in Germany, where mall//herlan’s Headquarter are located, Holger Schulz will develop the Customer Service Department and will also take charge of the worldwide Technical Support.

Holger Schulz worked already for the mall//herlan Group in the project management department. His position involved varied tasks, from on field technical support, to the development and implementation of training programs and service offers. Taking the lead of mall//herlan Customer Service Department, Holger Schulz’s mission will include the introduction of new tools and value added services to improve both pre-sales and after-sales service.

“My mission at mall//herlan is to take Customer Service to the next level with the intention of being more pro-active and closer to our customers’ requirements.” comments Holger Schulz.

Talking about the appointment of Holger Schulz, Roger Schmidt (mall//herlan Group’s CEO), says: "We are thrilled to welcome Holger Schulz as new Customer Service and After Sales Support Director. His expertise in customer support management will be instrumental in the development of improved Customer Service for mall//herlan’s customers and partners worldwide."

The world first one-piece piston steel-can

27.01.2015 - Inventor seeks manufacturer


Great interest was aroused at the first worldwide presentation of the  one-piece steel piston-can that Zima Systems GmbH and mall//herlan presented at the “Innovationsmesse” on Friday, January 23, 2015,  under the auspices of the Steinbeis-Stiftung and IHK Stuttgart.


Lean management and quick transfer-technology  -  the process of innovation which accelerates and therefore, instigates and effects positive movement and further development in this production-area  -  was the targeted goal of PsP “Products seeks manufacturer”, aimed at seeking and finding the appropriate manufacturers.  The exhibitors consisted of established companies, universities, research facilities and inventors.


In his welcoming speech, the deputy Minister-President and Minister of Treasury and Economics in Baden Württemberg, Dr. Nils Schmidt MdL, stressed the importance of establishing new innovations for existing corporations as well as for our country.


Dr. Wilhelm Peters from Steinbeis Transferzentrum explained the advantages of the one-piece piston steel-can to Claus Paal MdL and Speaker for Industry and Trade in the CDU Party and Prof. Dr. Michael Auer, Chairman of the Board, Steinbeis-Foundation, and Dr. Bertram Kandziora, President, IHK Stuttgart.

Mall + Herlan: Upgrades, modernization and extensions

03.04.2013 - Technically well engineered innovations facilitate your processes and are an important tool to save competitive advantages. Benefit with upgrades from further development of our technologies and solutions. So there is the possibility of the modification of your old press CP 85/75/65/55/35 from hydraulic to new pneumatic compact drive.

Upgrade to pneumatic compact drive

The unit which is ready to be installed consists of a single-stage high performance planetary gear, a high-speed flywheel for power accumulation as well as a pneumatically actuated clutch/brake combination.

Technical advantages compared to the hydraulically controlled clutch-brake unit:

  • Compact prefinished unit, ready for installation
  • High effectiveness
  • Extremely low mass moment which effects in:
    short break times, higher safety, reduced wear and lower energy costs
  • Easy pneumatic installation, less liable to breakdown
  • High durability, great wear reserve as the friction lining is much thicker
  • Fast and easy wear control
  • Easy to service - low service costs
  • Eco-friendly! Low noise level

More information for the upgrade of your press you can find here.

We will be happy to answer your questions about this upgrade or about any other product via email
or phone +49 721 946 01 11.


Competitive advantages of upgrades:

We continuously develop our products, reduce changeover time, make our machines and lines more efficient, more flexible, user and eco-friendly.

Your benefits:

  • More competitive advantages
  • Higher productivity and flexibility
  • Better system integration
  • Secured system availability
  • Extended life cycle

More information concerning upgrades you will find here .