History

Integrated into the history of the Bystronic glass Group is a moving story which blends both tradition and change.

2015

speed_sealer_300At the Bystronic glass Neuhausen-Hamberg location, there is a cause for great delight: The 1000th sealing robot, namely the high-performance “speed’sealer” was delivered.

2014

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

2012

The Bystronic glass competence centre for machines for architectural glass processing is created in Neuhausen-Hamberg, South Germany.

2012

Forthcoming developments means, machines for flat glass cutting will be offered in collaboration with cooperation partner, HEGLA.

2010

Introduction of the revolutionary eco’convect pre-nip system on to the market for the production of laminated glass

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.

2003

Armatec becomes a member of the Bystronic glass Group.

2002

Split of the sheet metal and glass company sectors at Bystronic glass because of different sales markets

1998

Introduction of handling equipment in a lightweight construction, the Easy-Lift

1995

Introduction of the TPS® thermoplastic insulating glass spacer and a machine for the automatic TPS® application

1994

The Zürcher Ziegeleien Holding (today: Conzzeta AG) assumes the first 66 percent of the Bystronic Group from company founders Heinz und Erwin Trösch.

1990

Lenhardt Maschinenbau becomes a member of the Bystronic glass Group.

1985

Armatec constructs the first unit for the production of laminated glass.

1983

Foundation of Armatec GmbH as a subsidiary of Glaswerke Arnold and construction of the first hoists

1982

The Lenhardt Company presents the first fully-automated insulating glass line.

1981

Bystronic develops the first machine for automotive glass preprocessing.

1978

Foundation of Bystronic Inc. USA, the first sales and service branch – further locations follow

1977

The Lenhardt Company introduces vertical insulating glass production units.

1971

Karl Lenhardt develops the first automated insulating glass production unit.

1970

Bystronic specialises in cutting machines for flat glass.

1966

Karl Lenhardt establishes his company in Neuhausen-Hamberg, Germany which quickly begins production of insulating glass machinery.

1964

Messrs Byland, Schneider and Troesch establishes Bystronic Maschinen AG in Bützberg, Switzerland. The objective of the company is to manufacture machines for the flat glass industry.