The History of MBO

From the beginnings to the present day

 
2017

Under new management

  • Revocation of the administration of MBO under will and testament
  • New management team: Thomas Heininger (CEO, left) and Christian Gohlke (CFO, right)

Market launch

  • K80 combi folding machine

Market launch

  • Software package Datamanager 4.0 for production planning

Market launch

  • Software RAS for remote maintenance for all machines with M1 control

OEM product

  • Addition of the OEM A500/A700 stacker delivery to the product range
2016

Market launch

  • Le Mans industrialized folding system

Market launch

  • Monza folding system

Market launch

  • K70 combi folding machine

Market launch

  • A10 log stacker delivery

Market launch

  • A7/A7D stacking delivery
2014

Market launch

  • New unwinder and rewinder generation

Market launch

  • M1 control technology

Certification

  • Certification of two digital lines as Canon partner products
2013

Market launch

  • M80 flexible folding system

Market launch

  • K8RS – the world’s fastest combi folding machine
2012

Market launch

  • K8P combi folding machine

Market launch

  • Fully variable book line
2010

Market launch

  • T960P buckle fold machine with alternating deflector
2008

Expansion

  • Expansion of the administration building with training and service centre in Oppenweiler, near Stuttgart
2004

Expansion

  • Formation of MBO France (Sales and Service)

Expansion

  • Formation of MBO China (Sales and Service)
2001

Change

  • Death of the company founder Heinz Binder
  • Beginning of administration of MBO under will and testament
2000

Expansion

  • Acquisition of Herzog+Heymann GmbH & Co. KG in Bielefeld (Germany)

Expansion

  • Expansion of the production plant at MBO Portugal
1997

Expansion

  • Construction of new administration building in Oppenweiler, near Stuttgart
1993

Expansion

  • Construction of new plant in Portugal due to increased sales demands
1984/85

Expansion

  • Formation of MBO America (Sales and Service)
1972

Expansion

  • Formation of MBO Portugal (Production)
1968

Start of production

  • Shipment of the first MBO buckle fold machine
1967

Start of production

  • Shipment of the first MBO combi folding machine
1965

Formation

  • Company is founded by Heinz Binder in Oppenweiler, near Stuttgart
  • Manufacturing of parts for the aerospace industry