Harry Erben

1951


Harry Erben launches H. Erben Ltd and the company is registered on 25th of July. The first office was a single room above Leonard Lyle’s gentlemen’s outfitters on the corner of Brompton Road & Beauchamp Place in Knightsbridge.

1955


Erben supplies pressing & bottling machinery to Sir Guy Salisbury-Jones, who planted the first commercial vineyard in the UK for a hundred years.
Beauchamp Place
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1968

The company leaves it’s premises on Brompton Road, and relocates to a modern warehouse facility in Hadleigh, Suffolk.


1982


The company enters the Californian market and an agency was established with the prestigious Cal Glass Company of San Francisco.
Harry & Sasha Erben
1996

Harry's youngest son, Sasha, joins the company.

2000


Sasha Erben takes over as Managing Director

2005

Erben Packaging South Africa Ltd launches.

2013


Erben redevelops an existing building into the new HQ in Hadleigh, Suffolk.
Original Hadleigh Building
New Hadleigh Building
 

2016

Harry Erben celebrates his 90th birthday.

Sasha & Harry Erben


2018

Berlin Packaging aquires H. Erben Ltd. Read the full press release here.

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