pro-beam - continiously active since 1974

1974

Dr. h. c. Dietrich Freiherr von Dobeneck founds pro-beam in Munich with one employee and two used electron beam welding machines

 

1993

first load-lock shuttle machine developed by pro-beam 

 

1994

Acquisition of thin-film technology from Siemens Solar for the production of diadur® diamond-like carbon films

 

1998

Conversion to “pro-beam AG & Co. KGaA”

Takeover of the electron beam activities of “Sulzer AG” in Switzerland, to form the subsidiary “pro-beam AG” 

 

1999

Foundation of “pro-beam Anlagen GmbH” in Chemnitz, Germany. (in 2008 “pro-beam systems GmbH”). Operating as a machine supplier 

 

 

2002

Foundation of “pro-beam AG & Co. KGaA” in Chemnitz, Germany

 

2003

600 m3 chamber electron beam system for the processing of very large components inaugurated in Burg, German

 

2004

Foundation of “pro-beam Verfahrenstechnik GmbH” (pro-beam process technology) in Halle/Saale, Germany (in 2008 it became “pro-beam technologies GmbH”) 

 

2005

Foundation of “pro-beam electron beam technology Ltd.” in China

 

2007

Majority share in “JRW technology & engineering” Mainz, Germany (“pro-beam cells GmbH”)

 

2009

Foundation of “pro-beam AG & Co. KGaA” in Hanau, Germany

 

2010

Foundation of “pro-beam application center Europe” in Burg integrated with “pro-beam technologies GmbH”