• 2010th Years
  • 2000th Years
  • In the 90s
  • In the 80s
  • In the 70s
  • In the 60s
  • In the 50s

2013

  • Formation of SIBRE Italia
  • Formation of SIBRE USA

2012

  • Commissioning of a new vertical lathe
  • Product line extension to buffers for crane systems

2011

  • Formation of the SIBRE Holding GmbH & Co. KG
  • Project contract for a total of 840 pieces compact disc brakes CB8-E to equip the gear drives of 51 container gantry cranes and automatic warehouse space cranes
  • Product line extension to backstops

2010

  • Foundation of the subsidiary SIBRE Brakes Spain, Malaga, Spain
  • Product line extension to drum couplings

2008

  • Conclusion of a 3 year contract as the sole supplier of brakes with one of the world’s leading steel mill
  • 50-th company anniversary
  • Extending the product range to crane wheel systems

2007

  • Formation of SIBRE Brakes, Kolkata, India
  • Construction of a new office building in Rodenbach
  • Expansion of the production area

2006

  • Development of the compact disc brake type CB-8
  • Commissioning of an automated CNC machining center

2004

  • Reorganization of production and storage systems
  • Introducing the second generation of the disc brake type TEXU

2003

  • Formation of SIBRE Brakes, Tianjin, China

2002

  • Commissioning of a horizontal machining center and a semi-automatic CNC turning machine

2001

  • Expansion of production area by about 20%

2000

  • Development of the disc brake type TEXU

1999

  • Formation of Mericom SIBRE, Beijing, China

1998

  • Building an in-house testing and measuring laboratory for up to 20000 Nm dyn. braking torque
  • Formation of SIBRE Espana, Malaga, Spain

1997

  • Equipment of 550 wind turbines with SIBRE hydraulic disc brakes

1996

  • Expansion of the production area up to 3000 m2

1995

  • Formation of the SIBRE Umformtechnik GmbH and Kranz GmbH with 18 employees (nowadays MeMoTec)

1994

  • Development of the compact disc brakes SK2 und SK3

1993

  • Expanding the product range by pneumatic caliper brakes

1992

  • Equipment of the first container bridges with disc brakes and hydraulic safety brakes

1991

  • Development of disc brakes USB2 and SHI

1990

  • Procurement of additional CNC machines and restructuring of the entire production

1988

  • Purchase of the first CNC turning machine and the first CNC machining center
  • Number of employess shrunk to 38

1986

  • Takeover of the company by the current owner and CEO
  • Standard production of drum and disc brakes
  • Production of special machines

1976

  • Number of employees has grown to 51
  • Production area expanded to 1800 m2
  • Manufacturing of the first disc brakes
  • Market leader in the manufacturing of drum brakes per DIN 15435

1968

  • Expansion of the production area up to 1000 m2
  • Manufacturing of drum brakes per DIN 15435
  • Design and manufacturing of a drum brake with diameter 2700 mm

1963

  • Relocation to the newly constructed production facility in Haiger-Rodenbach with a production area of 250 m²
  • 7 employees
  • Start with the standardization of drum brakes

1958

  • Formation of the Siegerland Bremsen Emde GmbH & Co. KG
  • 4 employees
  • Production of non-standardized drum brakes by customers specifications in a garage in the village Haiger-Fellerdilln