HISTORY

1961

Georg Pfender founds a machine shop

1968

Sale of the first reinforcement welding machine

1980

Move to the present location

1981

The first machine is delivered overseas (America)

1985

Albert Pfender takes over corporate management from his father Georg Pfender

1989

Expansion of administration and mechanical production

1993

Expansion of the production spectrum to machines for the production of paint rollers and brushes

1999

Construction of the assembly plant for machines for the production of paint rollers and brushes

2003

Development and extension of the production plant

2007

Completion and occupation of the new assembly plant with administrative offices

2009

Establishment of the subsidiary mbk Sales & Service Inc. in the US

2011

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

2011

50th anniversary of the company and certification according to DIN EN ISO:9001:2008

2012

Establishment of the Russian subsidiary mbk Komplekt

2015

Sale of paint roller and brush divison and begin of licensed production of the ISM-250 cage welding machine in India

2016

Product development of an MSM-Box-Line for the production of box culvert reinforcements and BSM-ROR (round-oval-round) for material-optimized pipe production

2017

Development of LSM-C for conical masts

2017

Mario Pfender becomes sole Managing Director

2018

Development of the ASM for production of bored piles with flexible amount of longitudinal wires and further development of RSM cage welding machine for driven piles

2019

Introduction of the flexible MSM-M mesh welding system for the precast concrete industry

2020

New DRA-16-M wire straightening and cutting system with bending option brought to the market

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