Company Profile

For 120 years, J.A. Becker & Sons has been an established partner for industry and manufacturers.

Together with its 140 staff members, the company supplies its customers with the most modern solutions in the range of compressed air and elevating technologies.

Our product range includes piston compressors from 40 to 350 bar for the compression of air and other gases as well as the whole range of compressed air treatment.

The main emphasis in the production of lifting units focuses on hydraulic lifts for the repair and service work on passenger and utility cars and rail-driven vehicles. Furthermore, we offer individual solutions for specific problems.

The flexibility of a medium sized company in combination with high quality requirements, customer orientated planning, development and production and a complete range of services ensures that J.A. Becker & Sons is a qualified partner for a wide range of customers worldwide.

Company's History - A short review of the company's history.

J.A. Becker & Sons started as a workshop, founded in 1897 by Jacob August Becker. He executed metal work for local industry.

As early as at the beginning of the last century, the company started with the serial production of screws for the manufacturers of wood processing plants. Only a few years later, the original supplied parts had turned into complete individual products: fruit and grape presses.

During the late 1920s, hydraulic pressure was used to replace mechanical screws. From then on, it was only a short step from using hydraulic power not only for pressing, but also for lifting. At the beginning of the 1930s, the company thus started to manufacture the typical products of today.


Business divisions

The Hydraulic Vehicle Lift

The development of vehicle lifts kept up with the development of the car industry, so that the current product range of the longest-existing company for lifting systems in Europe is able to supply a complete variety of lifting systems, ranging from passenger cars up to the heaviest specialized vehicles.

Compressor Production

Together with the development of lifting units, we specialized in designing and constructing COMPRESSORS. Today our range covers the small workshop compressor as well as industrial compressors, used for example as driving units for electrical high voltage switches or for the filling of oxygen bottles for diving or rescue purposes.

During the last years the company specialized in high pressure compressors e. g. for nitrogen compression and for vehicle refuelling in natural gas stations.


Until today, the company is still in family estate - in the meantime in the fourth generation. JAB is being managed by the managing directors Marco Lancuba (commercial department) and Matthias Frohberg (sales and technical department).

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J.A. Becker & Söhne
GmbH & Co. KG
Hauptstraße 102
D-74235 Erlenbach

Tel.:     +49 7132 367- 0
Fax:     +49 7132 367- 289

Mailing Address:
J.A. Becker & Söhne
GmbH & Co. KG
Postfach 1151
D-74148 Neckarsulm