• How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years in the history of Bucher Unipektin

    1807

    Heinrich Bucher-Weiss purchase a forge at Niederweningen.

    1874

    Beginning of the industrial development as mechanical workshop with 4 employees.

    2013

    Acquisition of business activities of Filtrox Engineering AG. New company name is Bucher Filtrox Systems AG.

  • How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years

    1902

    First hydraulic fruit and grape presses

    1904

    Take-over by Jean Bucher Guyer (50 employees)

    1918

    Re-formation as mechanical engineering works Bucher Guyer (150 employees)

  • How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years

    1931

    Market introduction of "Mostfritz" (hydraulic pack press)

  • How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years

    1951

    Transformation to Bucher-Guyer AG (700 employees)

    1965

    First HP 5000 presses: Beginning of the real industrial fruit juice production

  • How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years

    1986

    Market introduction of ultrafiltration plants for fruit juice

  • How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years

    1991

    Introduction of adsorber plants for fruit juice

    1992

    Opening of our own representative office in Beijing, China

    1994

    Fruit press HPX 5005i with self-optimising control system

    1995

    Take-over of Alimentech, NZ: manufacturer of adsorber plants

    1999

    Market introduction of evaporators for the fruit juice industry and the disc grinding mill CM 50

  • How it started...

    Herebelow some mile-stones within more than 200 years

    2004

    Market introduction Bucher HPX 5005 iP press with "Power hydraulic"

    2005

    Market introduction UltraStar XL cross flow filtration unit

    2007

    Transformation to Bucher Processtech AG

    2010

    Acquisition of business activities of Unipektin Engineering AG. New company name is Bucher Unipektin AG

    2011

    Distribution partnership with soc, Degrémont in Environmental technologies

    2013

    Acquisition of business activities of Filtrox Engineering AG. New company name is Bucher Filtrox Systems AG

    2017

    Merger of Bucher Filtrox Systems AG and Bucher Unipektin AG. Until further notice, the business of Bucher Filtrox Systems AG will be continued under the sub-brand “Bucher Filtrox” and will in the future operate under the name “Bucher Unipektin AG, Competence Center Filtration.”