Expansion of machinery: world's first Amada fiber laser system of the new generation, lean panel bender system, production center laser and bending combination, high-speed bending cell with robot, world's first Amada folding cell with automatic tool changer system, NC round bending machine, Ernst grinding machine
Foundation of subsidiary BVS Systemtechnik in Schwerin, Northern Germany.
New administration building. Foundation of Joint Venture BVS Chenghua, China.
1998 - 2001
Investments in buildings: construction, commissioning, assembly shop. Expanded the plant inventory and process range: robots for folding presses, powder coating line, high-speed twin head laser. Start of production in China.
Took over Hewlett Packard's metalworking activities. Moved to new building. Expanded the plant and conveying inventory: punch nibbler and punch laser machines with link to high bay warehouse.
Production area tripled in size. Basis laid for automated production.