Brothers Anton and Josef Imbach purchase the hammer mill on the outskirts of Nebikon from Xaver Stocker.
The affiliated bone grinding business (fertiliser production) is sold. Production is reoriented towards industrial needs. Plough components, shafts for horse-drawn vehicles, bench hammers, as well as equipment for forestry, agriculture and construction, are manufactured.
A new building replaces the old premises, full usage of waterpower from the Luther and Wigger rivers.
Upgrading of the hammer mill, start of drop forging, electric motors are first used. Boom through first customers from industry and defence engineering.
New building in the Stämpfelfeld in Nebikon (present-day location), New growth possibilities for the enterprise. The new location, away from the village centre, enables the hammer mill to continue functioning.
Stage 2 of extension, new office building, machining, tempering and shipment are moved from the outskirts to Stämpfelfeld.
Stage 3 of extension, expansion of the hammer mill and sawmill.
Transformation of the partnership into a family corporation. Today, the business management is run by the 4th generation.
New NEXIS building, new production areas for machining, measurement of components and shipment.
The company Imbach & CIE AG celebrates its 120th anniversary this year.