Exhibition at the Ferdinand von Steinbeis School in Reutlingen
Roland Koch presented the first hand-made models at local vocational schools.
The cutaway models were produced using angle grinder, files and hacksaw. Perspex models were not printed and the individual moving parts were cut out using a jigsaw.
The company HAKO-Lehrmittel was established.
HAKO-Lehrmittel was registered
To be able to produce professional overhead models, drawings were prepared and the first machines were purchased.
The first finished Perspex models
A production facility was set up in the garage. The first black and white catalogue was created with around 20 models.
Roland Koch worked hard on building further models so that the second catalogue (this time in colour) could be sent out.
The first cutaway models
The production facility was extended to include the carport and greenhouse. HAKO-Lehrmittel exhibited at the Didacta Trade Fair in Düsseldorf.
From garage to company premises
The company moved into an industrial building allowing engine test benches to be set up in the new production workshop.
The company’s current owner, Bastian Koch, joined the company.
Bastian Koch took over the company.
Our loyal customers include: Audi AG, BMW AG, Continental AG, Daimler AG, EMAG Gruppe, Magna Powertrain, Robert Bosch GmbH and many more.
Company headquarters in Kusterdingen-Wankheim
The company moved to a new production facility in the enterprise zone.