Master metal worker Ludwig Binder founded a small metal works in Graz-Eggenberg. The main focus of the company’s activities in the next decades was iron works.
Dr. Alois Sernetz, the founder’s son-in-law, took over the company management and led the enterprise through the confusion of the economic crisis
After the recession years, the beginning of the 1940s heralded an economic upswing. The company grew into a medium-sized enterprise with more than 150 employees.
The pioneering “Binder System” for vibrating screens was developed and deployed in the foodstuffs industry.
The company moved from Graz to the newly built industrial premises in Gleisdorf, where the first processing plants for industrial minerals for the building industry were produced.
To ensure the world-wide marketing of Binder+Co machinery, the company was integrated into the Voestalpine Group. The first large-scale plants in the field of industrial minerals were designed and manufactured.
Binder+Co developed their first packaging systems for free-flowing bulk materials.
The first recycling systems were manufactured. They were deployed for sorting waste glass.
The company was reprivatised as part of Auricon Beteiligungs AG.
The company was spun off as an independent public company in the Waagner-Biro Group.
From December Binder+Co AG was listed in the unregulated third market of the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Binder+Co AG was accepted into the newly created mid market segment in June, and shortly afterwards was relisted on the regulated open market.
Total withdrawal of the Waagner-Biro Group in early March.
As a result of the integration of Packaging Technology Segment activities into a joint venture, in October Binder+Co AG becomes the majority shareholder of Statec Binder GmbH with 50,7% of company stock.
On September 21, the Binder+Co AG share is accepted into mid market continuous trading.
In January, the Binder+Co share switches to the Third Market within the mid market. Binder+Co is awarded the Austrian National Innovation Prize for its development of the world’s first industrially mature system for the sorting of heat-resistant glass from cullet.
MINNEX, a module for mineral sorting is launched onto the market. Binder+Co is awarded the Austrian National Work Safety Prize and is also presented with the Best Open Innovator Award in Berlin as the top SME in the D-A-CH region. July sees the takeover of an Italian mechanical engineering company, which specializes in comminution technology. It is integrated into the group as Comec-Binder S.r.l. In autumn, the first BUBLON plant is installed on the premises in Gleisdorf and demonstrated to an expert audience in the course of a festive presentation.
Further Binder+Co expansion with the foundation of Bublon GmbH. The recent subsidiary will handle the marketing of BUBLON technology. This innovative technology allows the production of an entirely natural basic composite for the manufacture of building materials with outstanding heat and noise insulation characteristics. As a result of this expansion, the Binder+Co Group now consists of a total of four companies.