October 18, 2011
Swiss company Bystronic, a supplier of lasers, press brakes, waterjets, software, and automation equipment for sheet metal processing, marks its 25th anniversary this year. In light of this, the company celebrated the milestone over a three week period in September at its world headquarters in Niederönz, Switzerland. Approximately 1,000 guests from nearly 50 countries participated in this special celebration, which comprised a total of 11 individual events.
Bystronic was founded in 1986, in the Swiss town of Niederönz, with an original workforce of around 30 people. Over the years the company underwent successive expansions to reach its current status, with a total staff of 1,400 employees, worldwide. Today, Bystronic operates three main manufacturing facilities and over 25 sales and service companies around the world.