1807

Heinrich Bucher-Weiss purchased a forge at Niederweningen.

1874

Beginning of industrial development as a mechanical workshop with four employees.

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)

1931

Market introduction of "Mostfritz" (hydraulic pack press)

1991

Introduction of adsorber plants for fruit juice

1995

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

1994

Fruit press HPX 5005i with self-optimising control system

1992

Opening of our own representative office in Beijing, China

1999

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

1951

Transformation to Bucher-Guyer AG (700 employees)

1965

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

1986

CMMC wine production equipment

1986

Market introduction of ultrafiltration plants for fruit juice

1987

Expansion of Kuhn Group

2004

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

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 Suez in Environmental technologies

2013

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

2017

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.”

2020

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.

2021

Acquisition of Merk Process GmbH the German vacuum drying system supplier. The Company will continue under Bucher Merk Process GmbH.

2022

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.