Heinrich Bucher-Weiss purchased a forge at Niederweningen.
Beginning of industrial development as a mechanical workshop with four employees.
First hydraulic fruit and grape presses
Take-over by Jean Bucher Guyer (50 employees)
Re-formation as mechanical engineering works Bucher Guyer (150 employees)
Market introduction of "Mostfritz" (hydraulic pack press)
Introduction of adsorber plants for fruit juice
Take-over of Alimentech, NZ: manufacturer of adsorber plants
Fruit press HPX 5005i with self-optimising control system
Opening of our own representative office in Beijing, China
Market introduction of evaporators for the fruit juice industry and the disc grinding mill CM 50
Transformation to Bucher-Guyer AG (700 employees)
First HP 5000 presses: Beginning of the real industrial fruit juice production
CMMC wine production equipment
Market introduction of ultrafiltration plants for fruit juice
Expansion of Kuhn Group
Market introduction of Bucher HPX 5005 iP press with "Power hydraulics"
Transformation to Bucher Processtech AG
Acquisition of business activities of Unipektin Engineering AG. New company name is Bucher Unipektin AG
Distribution partnership with Suez in Environmental technologies
Acquisition of business activities of Filtrox Engineering AG. New company name is Bucher Filtrox Systems AG
Take over of Filtrox Systems 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.”
Acquisition of the Spanish citrus fruit processing equipment supplier Luzzysa. The Company will continue under the sub brand Bucher Unipektin, and will be operated by the new name Bucher Exzel S.L.U.
Acquisition of Merk Process GmbH the German vacuum drying system supplier. The Company will continue as Bucher Merk Process GmbH.
Acquisition of Denwel spol s r.o., a supplier of specialised cold block equipment to breweries. The Company will continue under the sub brand Bucher Unipektin, and will be operated by the new name Bucher Denwel.