Strong foundation

Since the establishment of separate company in 1947 by Dipl Ing Hans Bibus, BIBUS has continuously developed. Meanwhile, we look to an equally interesting and successful business history. Some milestones we would like to show here.

1947
Establishment of the sole proprietorship of Mr. Hans Bibus in Zurich

1950
Kneubühler, Switzerland

1952
Felix Bibus joins the company of his father's one. The company's business on the pure iron and steel trade was also widened.

1964
Establishment of the Employees Care Stock at BIBUS HOLDING AG

1968
The company moves to a new location in Zumikon in the canton of Zurich (Switzerland)

1974
Founding of BIBUS HOLDING AG in Zumikon. At the time of registration, all future activities of the divisions are settled within one company.

1976
Founding of BIBUS HYDRAULIK AG, Switzerland

1977
Küderli Stainless AG is renamed SAUTER EDELSTAHL AG (C-Tech Ltd)

1978
BIBUS Wiggin AG gritting from BIBUS AG

1979
Establishment of the Bibus Inco Alloys AG (today: BIBUS METALS AG)

1981
Acquisition of Courvoisier by SAUTER EDELSTAHL AG

1982
Founding of BIBUS AG Zumikon

1984
Establishment of the BIBUS-Uto Stahl AG, Switzerland

1986
Fusion of part of BIBUS AG in the BIBUS-Uto Stahl AG

1990
BIBUS METALS GmbH, Germany
MPL AG, Switzerland
ELSOFT AG, Switzerland

1991
Peter Abplanalp appointed as Managing Director BIBUS AG

1992
Founding of BIBUS s.r.o., Czech Republic
MPI Distribution AG, Switzerland

1994
SAUER BIBUS, Germany

1996
Moving to Wallisellen
Bibus Polska Ltd., Poland

1997
Founding of BIBUS GmbH, Germany
BIBUS Zagreb d.o.o., Croatia

1999
BIBUS MENOS Sp. z o.o., Poland (Joint venture Bibus Polska Ltd. with MENOS Sp. z o.o.)
BIBUS SK s.r.o., Slovakia
BIBUS Austria GmbH takeover INDUCOMP GmbH, Austria

2000
BIBUS (UK) Ltd., Great Britain
BIBUS METALS Sp. z o.o., Poland

2001
Takeover BIBUS Kft, Hungary
Acquisition of DOEDIJNS Sarl., France

2003
Fusion of SAUTER EDELSTAHL AG and Courvoisier SA (itself founded 1887)

2004
BIBUS METALS Kft, Hungary
Joint venture with INOTEH d.o.o., Slovenia
BIBUS METALS SRL, Romania

2005
BIBUS Ukraine TOV, Ukraine 
BIBUS o.o.o., Russia
BIBUS METALS TOV, Ukraine

2006
BIBUS SES SRL, Romania
Moving of BIBUS AG to Fehraltorf

2007
Acquisition A/S H. Sindby & Co, Denmark
BIBUS Bulgaria Ltd., Bulgaria
BIBUS (BY) COOO, Belarus
BIBUS METALS Russia (as a subsidiary BIBUS METALS TOV, Ukraine), Russia
HCTH Technology, Vietnam

2008
BIBUS METALS Bulgaria, Bulgaria
BIBUS METALS o.o.o. (independent company), Russia
Sale of BIBUS-Uto Stahl
BIBUS Metals Ltd., China
MG2 Systems, France

2009
BIBUS SPAIN, S.L., Spain
BIBUS METALS France (subsidiary of BIBUS METALS GmbH, Germany), France
BIBUS Portugal, Lda, Portugal

2010
BIBUS Shanghai Mec., Ltd., China
WESER-PUMPEN GmbH, Germany
BIBUS METALS (Shenzhen) Ltd., China

2011
BIBUS METALS s.r.o., Czech Republic
BIBUS METALS Ltd., Great Britain
BIBUS Otomasyon Ltd. Sti., Turkey

2012
BIBUS Horizon Ltd., India
BIBUS doo, Bosnia

2013
BIBUS THAILAND Company Ltd., Thailand
CNS Universal Company Ltd., Thailand
BIBUS ITALIA Srl, Italy

2014
BIBUS Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia
BIBUS Baltics SIA, Latvia

2016
BIBUS Hidrotos Hidrolik A.S., Turkey

BIBUS HOLDING AG

Allmendstrasse 26
8320 FEHRALTORF
SWITZERLAND

Tel. +41 44 877 58 11
Fax +41 44 877 58 19

E-mail holding@bibus.ch
www.bibus-holding.ch