Milestones of our company history


Dr. h. c. Dietrich Freiherr von Dobeneck founded the pro-beam company in Munich in 1974

At the start, pro-beam operated two used electron beam systems and comprised just one employee. The goal was to use an electron beam in a vacuum to achieve highly precise welding results on various objects. Today, pro-beam has grown into a company with several hundred employees and many different application areas.

Inception of the coating business segment

pro-beam has been offering a modern plasma process for the coating and finishing of surfaces since 1997. diadur® coating protects components and makes them more wear-resistant.

Founding of pro-beam systems GmbH

With this segment, the company entered the world of plant engineering.
In Neukirchen, pro-beam develops, produces and markets high performance electron beam welding systems as well as interlinked assembly lines for various industries.

Inception of the Burg location

In 2003, pro-beam opened a site in Burg near Magdeburg specializing in contract manufacturing. This is where components are processed and large-scale production takes place here. Thanks to our extensive expertise and an flexible infrastructure, components with a weight of a few grams up to 100 tons can be welded.

pro-beam opens premises in China

In 2005, pro-beam opened its first international subsidiary in Suzhou near Shanghai. This site covers contract manufacturing, plant engineering and service.

pro-beam sets its eyes on the USA

In 2016, pro-beam founded a second international subsidiary in the US. Striking proof that the company group is ready and able to take up a leading role in electron beam technology.

New headquarters

In 2018, pro-beam moved into the newly built company headquarters in Gilching. The new premises offer work space for a total of 120 employees with focus on Development and Innovation. The production and administration departments are located there as well.

Relocation to Stollberg

In 2020, pro-beam moved its Neukirchen site to Stollberg. At the new location pro-beam continues to focus on plant engineering. With the new building, the company provides additional jobs and implemented an optimised hall concept with a larger production area.

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