A brief look back
1993: IBT IBT Ingenieur Büro Thiermann GmbH was founded by Dipl. Ing. Luz Thiermann. The company was concentrated on engineering consultation and the international distribution of precision tools around the milling and cutting techniques range. Product lines were Precision Broaches from HASSAY SAVAGE, Clamping Systems from MITEE BITE and Modular Cooling Hose Systems from LOC LINE Flexi.
1996: Enlargement of the assortment with Hand Deburring Tools from GRATTEC. The patented tools have been included for their unbeatable cost/performance ratio. IBT becomes Master Distributor Worldwide of GRATTEC Products.
2000: IBT Ingenieurbüro Thiermann GmbH is authorized supplier of almost all important german trading firms offering precision tools. The following client list is representative, but not inclusive: EDE Einkaufsverband Deutscher Eisenhändler, Halder, Heinrich Kipp, Hommel Hercules Werkzeughandel, Imatec Handelsgruppe, NordWest Handel, Norelem Normelemente, Precitool, Sartorius Nachf., Wollschläger and more.
2003: IBT THIERMANN is shipping to more than 27 countries around the world.
2006: Boris Vorbach becomes member of the Board of Management.
2007: Jan Schmidt is strengthening the team as "Central Contact Person Technology" to increase the companys support efforts.
2008: IBT Ingenieurbüro Thiermann GmbH welcomes its 1350th client.
2009: IBT received the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certificate.
2011: In September of 2011 IBT introduced HOLDTEC at the EMO in Hannover.
2014: Dipl. Ing. Luz Thiermann withdraws from the active business life, but remains associated with the company as an advisor and participant.
Jan Schmidt obtains "Power of Act".
2015: IBT THIERMANN wins more than 150 new customers in 2015, including one of the world's leading tool dealers, the Hoffmann Group.
IBT THIERMANN is increasing its sales by almost 8% in 2015 and is achieving its best result so far this year according to the preliminary financial statement.
2016: IBT THIERMANN GmbH is continuing its positive business development in 2016 and winning around 170 new customers.
2016: IBT THIERMANN is exclusively distributing the full range of Swiss manufacturer PIRANHA Clamp products in Germany, including Cooling Line.
2017: The IBT Thiermann product portfolio is extended with the RAPTOR Dovetail Fixtures range, an extremely versatile workholding solution.