IBP Group History
100 years and beyond
Please click on the arrows to see the timeline of IBP Group from 1909 to 2013 and onwards...
Foundation of the company Bänninger
Sanbra Engineering Company producing brass water fittings in Birmingham, UK, later became Sanbra Limited
Red Brass was added to the production range in Germany – the only red brass producer in Europe
Sanbra Limited joined the Delta Group
Triflow product range launched
N-Grip fittings were designed and produced
Nibco sold all European investments to Delta
IBP Installfittings in Poland was incorporated into IBP organisation
New Product ranges introduced:
Copper and Red Brass >B< Press and Cuprofit
>B< Oyster fittings launched
Completion of the transfer of Red brass foundry to Poznan, Poland as well as copper production to Cordoba, Spain
Pressing indicator was introduced to >B< Press
2007 >B< Flex
We are always looking at providing our customers with a wide range of applications and materials and have launched our multilayer range, >B< Flex in several markets.
2009... Doing More
We are constantly looking to strengthen the partnerships we already have whilst also looking for new ones to provide more for our customers.
2009 >B< Press Solar
Sustainability within our factories and warehouses is important to us as well as providing products for sustainable applications such as our >B< Press Solar range.
2009 Conex Push-Fit
We are launching our Conex Push-Fit range providing our customers with an innovative plumbing solution to fit multiple tubes and will continue to develop products to grow our product range.
2010 Doing More
During the centenary year we developed the concept of Doing More. It was a forward look approach focusing on what we can do for our customers.
The tube system for high-pressure applications In refrigeration, in the area of supermarket refrigeration systems, more ecology-oriented plant concepts are being implemented.
2011 Know How
The Theme "know how inside" is not conflicting with our strapline - Doing more - it is a superb extension which offers massive opportunities for each market.