Deufol SE operates as a holding company, which engages in providing packaging and related services. It operates its business through four segments based on its services offered: Export and Industrial Packaging; Automated Packaging; Promotional and Display Packaging; Data Packaging; and Supplementary Services. The Export and Industrial Packaging segment engages in the packaging activities for manufacturers in the mechanical and plant engineering sector. It includes computer-based construction of packaging; individual and serial crate production; export packaging logistics; sea freight, air freight, and hazardous goods packaging; and management of major industrial projects. The Automated Packaging segment operates mechanical systems for packaging mass-produced and consumer products. The Promotional and Display Packaging segment engages in the design, printing, cutting, and finishing for customized secondary packaging and displays. The Data Packaging segment operates automated and semi-automated packaging system which provides automatic barcode recording and traceability of individual cards and multipacks. The Supplementary Services segment includes warehouse planning and management, handling small volumes and samples, commissioning, contract logistics, and value-added services. The company was founded by Detlef W. HÃ¼bner, Heinz O. Fey, and Uwe-Heiner Pradel on October 26, 1998 and is headquartered in Hofheim, Germany.