50 years Bystronic glass in Buetzberg

50 years Bystronic glass in Buetzberg

Bystronic glass based in Buetzberg (Switzerland) looks back upon a successful 50 year company history.

 

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Historical milestones of
Bystronic  Maschinen AG

2008 – 2014

2014

50 Jahre Bystronic glass in Bützberg In June 2014 Bystronic glass celebrates its 50th anniversary of the location in Buetzberg (Switzerland).

2012

11Separation of architectural and automotive glass by evolving two competence centers: Automotive glass pre-processing in Buetzberg (Switzerland) and architectural glass processing in Neuhausen-Hamberg (Germany).

2009

speed'cutMarket launch of speed’cut for cutting of architectural glass. For the first time linear drives are used for both axes.

2008

4th generation automotive glass – champ’speed – for cutting, breaking, grinding and drilling of automotive glass. The simultaneous cutting on two bridges is possible for the first time. For optimizing the cycle times, the cut can be splitted into two steps.

2002 – 2004

2004

smart'cutMarket launch of smart’cut for cutting of architectural glass. Tilting table with integrated cutting unit.

2003

first_arrisMarket launch of first’arris for arrissing of flat glass in different shapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

verticut The verti’cut enables vertical cutting and breaking of architectural glass.

 

 

2002

Bystronic-LogowechselSeparation of the business units glass processing and sheet metal processing (laser) due to different sales markets.

1997 – 2000

2000

M33rd generation of automotive glass – champ’compact – for cutting, breaking, grinding and drilling of automotive glass. The new concept aims to use all machine components as modular and compact as possible.

 

 

lami'cutMarket launch of lami’cut for cutting and separating of laminated glass.

1997

SMFMarket launch of SMF (R): Shape cutting machine with optional edge deletion unit.

 

 

 

 

 

SortieranlageFirst sorting systems for the insulating glass production.

 

1994 – 1996

1996

CNC-2KopfThe first 2-Head-CNC-drilling machine for drilling of automotive glass.

1994

8The Zuricher Ziegeleien holding (today: Conzzeta AG) acquires 66% of the Bystronic Group from the founders Heinz and Erwin Trösch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quality-ISOThe Bystronic Maschinen AG and the Bystronic Laser AG receive their certificate of quality ISO 9001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1988 – 1990

1990

7Bystronic acquires 75% of Lenhardt Maschinenbau in Neuhausen-Hamberg (Germany), a leading manufacturer of insulating glass machines. 25% remain in possession of Karl Lenhardt.

1988

6Expansion of the office building for another three floors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CNC-FormenschleifmaschineThe first CNC-shape grinding machine with just one grinding head.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1981 – 1986

1986

5Bystronic Laser AG is founded to develop, manufacture and merchandise industrial laser cutting machines.

1985

Internal development of the laser (Resonator).

1982

M22nd generation of automotive glass pre-processing machines for automotive glass cutting with a new concept: All machine components are connected to an unit.

 

 

 

FormenschleifmaschineFirst shape grinding machine with two grinding heads.

1981

M1

Get into the automotive glass business – 1st generation: The KSM81 is the first CNC-shape cutting machine for cutting of automotive glass. Cutting of curves and radii is possible for the first time.

1975 – 1978

1978

StandorteBystronic Maschinen AG is represented at four locations.

 

 

 

 


X-BrechenFirst automatic glass breaking in x-direction after the cutting.

 

 

 

 

KipptischXYZ – 78 cutting of architectural glass on a tilting table.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PapierauflegemaschineAutomatic paper application machine for positioning a paper between each glass plate. Today paper is replaced by powder.

1977

SamroDiversification of Bystronic by acquisition of SAMRO (manufacturer of agricultural machinery).

1975

ProspektFirst multi-head cutting machine for insulating glass manufacturers with integrated glass cutting optimization for the best utilization of a glass primitive.

1970 – 1974

1974

4Expansion (quadruplication) of the assembly hall. Move into the office building in Industriestrasse 5 in Buetzberg (Switzerland).

 

 

 

 

CNC GlasmaschineFirst CNC glass cutting machine for float glass lines with high output figures. Fully automatic positioning is possible for the first time.

1970

3Move into own premises in Industriestrasse 2 in Buetzberg (Switzerland).

 

 

 

 

 

XY 70

Market launch of an automatic double cutting machine XY-70. A seperate software is used to optimize the float glass cutting plan.

1964 – 1966

1966

SchneidmaschineThe first glass cutting machine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first glass frame welding machine (left) and the butyl extruder (right) for the company Trösch in Buetzberg (Switzerland).

RahmenschweissmaschineKittmaschine

 

 

 

 

1964

1Messrs. Byland, Schneider and Trösch found the Bystronic Maschinen AG in Buetzberg (Switzerland). Objective of this business venture is to produce machines for the flat glass industry.