1972
The company´s hour of birth.

OUR HISTORY IS THE ONE OF A FAMILY WITH IDEAS MAKING THE DIFFERENCE.

2019

CDS NOVELTY.

CDS creates a unique safety standard: all tubes and pipes of the SilberPfeil® product family do not contain stopper or rings, therefore no loose parts anymore. This ensures maximum security in sausage production.

2015

CHANGE OF GENERATIONS.

Michael Hackner becomes the sole owner.

REALIGNMENT: MISSION MEAT.

The new slogan conveys our worldwide resposibilty for a sustainable and high quality supply of our food products.

2003

START OF OUR FROZEN FOOD LOGISTIC.

Guaranteed freshness: with visionary foresight frosting capacities of up to 500 tons per day were created.

2001
Launch for the
automated production.

2001

THE BSE (MAD COW DISEASE) CRISIS.

After the first reports, the turnover collapsed by 40%. But Hanspeter Hackner deciced against a downsizing of our staff and expanded the branch of frozen meat cuts & offal instead.

1997

DUAL LEADERSHIP.

Michael Hackner joins the company CDS and consequent expansion with the dual leadership takes place until today.

1997
Foundation of the first
representation in China

1992

"DER HACKNER HAT GESAGT" ("THE HACKNER SAID!")

START OF A LEGENDARY MARKETING CAMPAIGN, WHICH LEAD TO ONGOING FAME LONG AFTER.

1986

TIPTOP BEEF CASING.

The first brand product was born, the brand TipTop Beef casing became a synonym for first class quality from CDS.

1981

EXPANSION.

The globalisation starts. In the first time in the history of CDS, Beef tripes, Beef feet and Pork stomachs are exported abroad into Europe.

1981
Start of the business branch
Special meat cuts & offal.

1972

THE COMPANY´S HOUR OF BIRTH.

Hanspeter Hackner takes over a supplier.
This is the birth of Crailsheimer Darmsortierbetrieb GmbH (CDS).
The company supplies butchers cooperatives and wholesalers with natural casings

1928

FOUNDATION.

Hans Hackner founds the company Hackner, Blösinger & Kübel
at the slaughterhouse in Frankfurt am Main.

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