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History 2018-08-23T14:01:33+00:00

HISTORY

1961

Established by Georg Pfender as a mechanical turning shop.

1968

Change of name to Georg Pfender Maschinenbau.

1970

The very first welding machines were delivered throughout Europe at the beginning of this decade.

1976

Change of name to MBK Maschinenbau GmbH as it is known today.

1980

Move into the new company building, the present location.

1981

The first machine is sent oversees (America).

1985

Albert Pfender takes over from his father Georg Pfender and becomes CEO.

1989

Extension of the company by building a new office building and extending the mechanical production facilities.

1992

The founder of the company, Georg Pfender, passes away.

1993

Increase in production, manufacturing of machines for paint rollers and paintbrushes.

1999

A new hall for paint roller and paintbrush production is built.

2003

An extension is built for the production hall.

2007

A new assembly hall with office spaces is built and completed.

2008

A new warehouse is built and completed.

2009

The affiliate company MBK Sales & Service Inc., USA is established.

2010

Collaboration with ORU (IMER Group) and CAM Sales, Inc. for the USA

2010

Introduction of a QMS (quality management system) according to DIN EN ISO 9001

2011

mbk celebrate their 50th anniversary.

2011

Mario Pfender joins the company and is appointed as an additional Managing Director

2012

Establishment of the Russian subsidiary mbk Komplekt

2015

Sale of paint roller and brush division

2016

Product development of an MSM-Box-Line for the production of box culvert

2017

Development of LSM-C for conical masts and BSM-ROR (round oval round) for material-optimized tube production

2017

Mario Pfender becomes sole Managing Director

mbk Maschinenbau GmbH has, since 1961, turned into a global market leader by applying innovation and determination.