History

1888

Purchase of the old hammer mill on the outskirts of the town by the two brothers Anton and Josef Imbach.

1945

Launch of drop forging, boom with first customers from industry.

1961

New building in Stämpfelfeld in Nebikon, away from the centre of the town (current site), commissioning of a hydraulic 800-tonne open-die forging press and a radial rolling mill for rings of up to 1500 mm in diameter. The old hammer mill is still owned by Imbach and is now an artist's workshop.

1970 - 1979

Extension phases: office building, heat treatment, mechanical processing, hammer mill and saw mill.

1980

Transformation into the family corporation Imbach & Cie. AG.

1986

Commissioning of a radial-axial ring-roll machine for rings of up to 3500 mm in diameter and 600 mm axial height.

2007

Construction of the NEXIS building, extension of the mechanical processing capacity and commissioning of 5-axes-controlled turning/milling centres, measuring machine, as well as warehouse and shipment.

2009

Company anniversary: 120 years of Imbach

2010

Extension and renovation of the office building, including photovoltaic plant.

2014

Construction of the new Power Nexis building and commissioning of the largest forging press in Switzerland, the hydraulic 3000-tonne multifunction press by Schuler.