In 1961, the foundation stone of the BENSELER Group was laid by Manfred Benseler in Markgröningen-Talhausen, home to his first metalworking business. In the six decades since then, we have grown steadily and have evolved into a market leader in the fields of surface, coating and deburring technology. Additive manufacturing has formed part of our service portfolio since 2018.
Establishment of the subsidiary BENSELER Polska Sp. z o.o. in the deburring division.
The BENSELER Group acquires LISI Automotive BETEO GmbH & Co. KG in Gummersbach and changes the company’s name. The new BENSELER BETEO GmbH & Co. KG expands its portfolio in the field of thread locks.
BENSELER moves into additive manufacturing and together with 3D Laser establishes the subsidiary 3D Laser BW GmbH & Co. KG with headquarters in Kirchheim unter Teck.
BV Oberflächentechnik GmbH & Co. KG changes its name into BENSELER Oberflächentechnik NRW GmbH & Co. KG and moves from Werdohl to the new plant in Lüdenscheid-Wibschla.
BENSELER Beschichtungen Bayern GmbH & Co. KG is expanded by a second plant and a system for the cathodic dip coating (CDC) of bodywork and automotive structural parts.
The company management of the BENSELER group is expanded: Dr. Mathias Mühleisen and Thomas Müller run the family business together with managing partner Birgit Werner-Walz.
At the end of October, BENSELER Group acquires Vossloh’s shares in BV Oberflächentechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Werdohl and is thus the sole owner of the company.
BENSELER acquires 70 % of the shares in PROVE TECH CZ s.r.o (Czech Republic).
In September, Techno Color in Bogen is renamed BENSELER Beschichtungen Bayern GmbH & Co. KG.
The subsidiary of BENSELER Entgratungen moves from Werdohl to Hattingen.
BENSELER acquires the shares of the third-party shareholder in Techno Color in Bogen.
BENSELER Beschichtungen moves to Kornwestheim. In the new plant, a cathodic dip coating system with subsequent electrostatic powder coating unit is put into operation.
Birgit Werner-Walz joins the holding company as managing partner.
BENSELER acquires a stake in Techno Color GmbH Oberflächenveredelung in Bogen (Bavaria).
The OZF Oberflächenbeschichtungszentrum GmbH & Co. in Frankenberg/Saxony is established with the product fields of cathodic dip coating, wet paint and electrostatic powder coating.
BENSELER Entgratungen moves to Marbach am Neckar.
Company founder Manfred Benseler retires from active corporate activities after 27 years.
BV Oberflächentechnik GmbH is established in cooperation with Vossloh.
Manfred Werner joins the company, which has moved to Markgröningen, as managing partner in 1978.