Milestone in PREBENA‘s History
Registration of the term „PREBENA” as incorporated label and creation of the first
PREBENA emblem which still marks all products and documents of the company.
Foundation of the company in Schotten.
First development of manufacturing machines for staples.
Due to a flood the first cumbersome built company building including products
and fixtures was destroyed.
First construction stage of today’s production site located in Seetraße.
Expansion of the PREBENA sales program by self-made pneumatic nailing guns.
Development and production of the first Multi-Wire-Machine for Fastening Technology.
First PREBENA production site outside Germany in Australia.
Cooperation with company Steen + Klentze in Ahrensburg that still nowadays as company
PREBENA Steen + Klentze GmbH attends to clients in one half of the Ferderal Republic
of Germany as a powerful business partner.
Development of the Wire-Assembly Line WBT as innovation worldwide. This innovative
technology glues up to 180 wires to one band. This band is used to stamp the fasteners.
This method replaces the production with Multi-Wire Machines and is known worldwide as
best procedure in order to manufacture fasteners.
Marketing Company in Austria as PREBENA Österreich GmbH.
Marketing Company in Switzerland as PREBENA Schweiz AG.
A modern production plant develops as PREBENA America, Bridgeport/West Virginia.
PREBENA PWM Maschinenbau GmbH
Own development and construction department of manufacturing machines for staples,
brads, pins, coilnails and wire bands.
Foundation of PREBENA Taiwan with own manufacture.
Foundation of PREBENA Poland with own manufacture.
Foundation of PREBENA Leipzig with own manufacture.
PREBENA RM Russia with own production and meanwhile 12 service and
selling stations among the country.
Marketing Company in Turkey as PREBENA Tipo.
Marketing Company in Poland as PREBENA Elk.
Foundation of PREBENA Thailand.
Foundation of PREBENA Asia, Hongkong.
Development of PREBENA Cordless Air Technology.
Production of staples in Brazil.
Presentation of the Cordless Air Technology at international trade fairs and
being awarded with the Prize of Innovation by the German economy.
Foundation of PREBENA China.
Foundation of PREBENA Österreich GmbH.
50 Years PREBENA.
Company’s founder Wilfried Bornemann passes away after serious disease.
Takeover of Company Management by Natalia Bornemann and Werner Rücklinger.
Foundation of PREBENA Fastener Benelux.
Foundation of PREBENA Czechia.