From the beginning, innovations were the motivation and basis for our success. Today we can proudly say that we have achieved a great deal since 1994 and are in action as a global market leader in the field of automation.

“We are a successful and expanding company dedicated to the delivery of automation technology. Our responsible and motivated team is dedicated to the implementation of innovative automation solutions: no matter how tough the challenge, you may rely on them to find the optimum solution to your requirement. Since our company was founded in 1994, we have made a significant mark on the progress of automation technology, and we look forward supporting you in the achievement of your goals.”

The future

HandlingTech is also planning on driving new ideas and innovation in the future.


Introduction of modular and easily expandable palletZ for uncomplicated pallet handling.
Newly developed HaTPad for easy and self-explanatory operation.
Eromobil receives the German Design Award


HandlingTech celebrates its 20th anniversary.
ecoZ receives the Red Dot Award.
eromobil® receives the Plus X Award.
Social commitment to children from Chernobyl.


20 years of automation.
Introduction of ecoZ, a multifunctional robot cell for different applications during low volume production.
EcoZ receives the Good Design Award.
New production line for the eromobil® metal erosion machine with automatic form feed.
Sale of the 500th robot cell.
Installation of a photovoltaic system on the company building.

Social commitment to children from Chernobyl
Official partner of the Stuttgart Kickers.



Relocation to the new production building in Steinenbronn, Germany with a floor space in excess of 2,200 square metres. Incorporation of Waldmann & Weigl GmbH.


HandlingTech honored with the Fanuc Award for special achievements in the field of automation.



Excellent! The NewDesign ROBAX cell wins the Product Design Award for the best innovative design. Design of the ROBAX cell in modular form for production lines using rail and top mount solutions.

Education partnership with Möhringer Realschule.


Development and implementation of the NewDesign ROBAX cell.


Expansion of the office and production space.
First trainee in the technical field.


Acquisition of the company Waldmann & Weigl GmbH with their eromobil® erosion device. Sale of the 100th robot cell.


Introduction of the ROBAX cell. Expansion of the product range with articulated arm robots. Installation of solar cells on company building.


Introduction of the PORTAX (now known as lineX) linear portal solution to load and unload machine tools.


Launch of in-house shows – first in-house trade show at the Hutzel DrehTech site.


Establishment of HandlingTech Automation Systems by Jörg and Jochen Hutzel in Steinenbronn, Germany.
Introduction of PROAX, a pneumatic linear loading unit for turning automatic units.

Sponsor for the Hutzel racing team.