Milestones

2010 - 2017

2010 Implementation of an organizational structure by Business Unit and introduction of a lean production concept.
Approval of TEAM project, which aims at consolidating the Bobst SA operations on one single site in Mex (Switzerland).
Sale of the land and buildings located in Prilly (Switzerland).
Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd in Bedford (UK), with its brands Atlas and Titan, is sold to its management.
2011 Acquisition of 65% of Gordon Ltd in Hong Kong (China), holding company of Shanghai Eternal Machinery Co. Ltd, and of the brands Eterna and Brausse.
2012 One Group, one Brand. The Group’s historically grown brand portfolio is consolidated under a single brand: BOBST.
2013
Completion of the move of operations from Prilly to Mex (Switzerland). Inauguration of Bobst Mex SA (Switzerland).
2014
Continuation of Group strategy based on the four pillars of effective organization, operational excellence, people and growth.
Completion of the development of digital pre-series machines for client installation beginning of 2015.
Successful end of the Group transformation program.
2015 Installation and start up of the first digital printing presses for corrugated board applications.
Acquisition of Nuova Gidue Srl, Firenze (Italy) – inline flexo presses and narrow- & mid-web multi-process printing & converting lines for the labels and flexible packaging industries – today: Bobst Firenze Srl.
Celebration of the 125th birthday of Bobst Group.
Acquisition of full ownership of Gordon Ltd, Hong Kong (China).
2016 Change from accounting standard IRFS to Swiss GAAP FER standard.
Closure of Bobst Hong Kong Ltd (China).
Creation of Bobst Istanbul Ambalaj (Turkey) and Bobst Lagos (Nigeria).
2017
Acquisition of 75% of Boxplan GmbH (Germany).
Creation of Mouvent AG (Switzerland), a joint venture that becomes the digital printing competence center and solutions provider of BOBST.