Company History

Over the 90 years of BECK – Stages and Milestones

1925

Founding of Gustav Beck KG in Laufer Gasse, Nuremberg, Germany, as a marketing company for electrotechnical products.

1935

Relocation to the expanded office premises in Lange Zeile, Nuremberg, Germany.

1953

After successfully rebuilding the company, relocation to the new premises in the Scharnhorststraße, Nuremberg, Germany.

1956

Dipl.-Ing. Theodor Beck joins the family business.

1965

Theodor Beck takes over management of the company.

1966

Gustav Beck KG begins stock keeping of electronic components (passive products). In the following years the product range for the trading industry was continuously and carefully extended.

1968

Expansion of stock keeping to include active and electromechanical components.

1975

The company relocates to its new premises in the Eltersdorfer Straße, Nuremberg, Germany.

1981

Dr. Dieter Beck joins the company.

1982

The company is divided into Gustav Beck KG (industrial agency) and BECK Elektronik Bauelemente (distribution), a division that creates the organisational framework for further dynamic growth.

1984

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Beck joins the company.

1986

Founding of SPV Electronic Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH.

1994

Founding of BECK Elektronik Handels GmbH in Vienna, Austria.

1994/95

Reconstruction of a modern logistics centre in Emskirchen.

1996

Founding of BECK Kabel- und Gehäusetechnik GmbH as a service centre.

1997/98

Expansion of the office premises in Eltersdorfer Straße, Nuremberg.

1999

BECK Elektronik and BECK Kabel- und Gehäusetechnik get certification to DIN EN ISO 9001.

2003

Establishment of the branch office in Rustow, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. New jobs are created on an area of more than 40.000 sqm.

2003

Inclusion of Distronik GmbH in the BECK Group.

2008

Founding of BEC (Asia) Ltd. in Hong Kong as member of the BECK Group.

2008

Expansion of logistics center in Emskirchen.

2013

Dipl.-Ing. Patrick Beck joins the company.

2015

Dipl.-Ing. Nicolai Beck joins the company.

2016

Founding of BECK Elektronik Display GmbH (BED) as member of the BECK Group.