1929

- Founding of own company in Neubabelsberg near Berlin

1931

- Relocation of the company to Berlin-Dahlem

1945
- The company is completely destroyed at the end of the Second World War

1947
- New beginning in Kiel-Dietrichsdorf

1961

- Hell-Werk II in Kiel-Gaarden is founded

1971
- Transformation of Dr.-Ing. Rudolf Hell KG to the Dr.-Ing. Rudolf Hell GmbH with Majority

   shareholding of Siemens AG

1972
- Dr. Hell retires from active management and becomes a member of the Supervisory Board

   as chairman

1989
- Dr. Hell withdrew from active business life. With the introduction the Hell GmbH of Siemens
  as a contribution in kind to the Linotype AG the Linotype-Hell AG. Plant "One" is closed. Later

  the work III in Kiel Suchsdorf becomes the headquarter of the branch office.

1996
- Takeover of Linotype-Hell AG by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. Plant III in Kiel Suchsdorf is

   the seat of the branch office of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG in Kiel, Germany.

1997
- The Kiel site is registered under the logo of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, world market
   leader for the entire print media industry. Kiel is Location for the development and production
   of prepress technology as well for the assembly of digital printing presses.en.