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History of MBRAUN

In the early 1970's, the first inert atmosphere glovebox reached the market. The need for this type of equipment was rapidly rising, but some facilities were unsatisfied with the available technology.

Two young, skilled and dedicated engineers Mr. Hellmut Fölster and Mr. Gerhard Hinrichs were asked to develop and build a glovebox system that would satisfy their higher demands for technology and quality. After the first system was produced, its success led to the formation of "M. Braun Labortechnische Geräte GmbH" in 1976.

This company was dedicated to the development, manufacture and advancement of inert gas technology. The reliability of operation and purity of environments quickly earned MBRAUN the reputation of producing the finest gloveboxes available. MBRAUN has continuously grown and expanded its sales area from Europe to the United States and Asia.

In 2002 Indus Holding AG took over 100% of the shares to guarantee the further healthy growth of the company. The company was renamed to “M. Braun Inertgas-Systeme GmbH”

MBRAUN has over thirty years experience providing clean environments. Below is a brief timeline which tells you a little more about the history of our company:

1976

MBRAUN was founded in Germany by two young skilled and dedicated engineers Mr. Hellmut Fölster and Mr. Gerhard Hinrichs

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1994

MBRAUN officially opens its production facility located in the USA

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2002

Indus Holding AG acquires 100 % of the MBRAUN shares and renamed the company to M. Braun Inertgas-Systeme GmbH

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2002

MBRAUN officially opens production facility located in Shanghai, China

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2003

MBRAUN expands company headquarters located in Garching, Germany

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2006

MBRAUN acquires Mecalab AG. The company name is changed from "Mecalab AG" to "Mecalab - M. Braun AG" MECALAB-M

2007

MBRAUN opens sales and service office located in Mansfield, UK

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2009

MBRAUN officially opens sales and service office located in San Jose, California

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2012

- MBRAUN expands production facility located in Stratham, NH
- MBRAUN opens midwest region service office located in Michigan
- MBRAUN opens southern midwest service office located in Texas
- MBRAUN opens South Korea service office

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2012

MBRAUN opens new production facility located in Shanghai, China

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2013

MBRAUN expands company headquarters located in Garching, Germany by 2100 m2 (1400 m2 for production space and 700 m2 for office space)

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2015

MBRAUN expands sales office locations in Denver, Colorado and Tampa, Florida

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2016

The MBRAUN Group Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

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