Mr. Eckhard Merz founded the family company initially as a design office named “Kobü Merz” in the year 1971.
In the year 1979 this design office was renamed into the company “Merz Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH”, which Mr. E. Merz and his wife Mrs. Maria Merz ran together successfully for more than 40 years.
In 2002 Mr. Bernd Kirchhof was appointed as further managing director and formed part of the management until 2016.
The 2nd generation is represented by Mr. Holger Merz who manages the company, now consisting of more than 75 highly qualified employees.

Our service includes the development, design, manufacturing and sale of packaging machines and special machines / constructions for Stickpacks (small tubular bags) and 3-/4-side sealed bags.

Our customers are placed in the tobacco / pharmaceutical / cosmetics / food / chemicals industry. As our customers continue to trust in the reliability, flexibility and long life of our machines, the exports of our company have risen to more than 70 %.

You can find Merz machines in more than 40 countries/nations throughout the world.



MERZ Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH
Carl-Benz-Ring 42
35423 Lich


Phone: +49 6404 9172-0
Mail:  mail (a)


Phone: +49 6404 9172-600
Whatsapp Business:+49 171 4966680
Mail:  aftersales (a)

Office / opening times

Monday - Thursday:
8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
8.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

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