Our company makes history and has done so for more than 150 years

Bizerba's success story begins more than 150 years ago in Balingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg. To this day the founding family Kraut, now already in its fifth generation, has a close relationship to Balingen and Bizerba. During its lifetime, Bizerba has become a global operating, in many areas leading technology company, blending established traditions and values with continual innovations and fresh thinking.

Starting your own label production

1983

To ensure printing systems can be manufactured in the required quantities, Bizerba set ups the P+E label production facility in Bochum.

Slim full electronic retail scale

1985

Development of the CD 8600 continues. Originally launched in 1981 as the first fully electronic shop scales, the product becomes the Alphamatic, Bizerba’s first system scales.

Industrial precission scale

1990

Precision scales for applications such as controlling, classifying, counting and formulating extend Bizerba’s range of industrial solutions.

Guenter Kraut

1991/1992

The company celebrates its 125th anniversary with a completely new generation of products for commerce, trade and industry. The Balingen site marks the occasion with Managing Director Guenter Kraut inaugurating a new building for its headquarters.

Commitment to the Environment

1994/1995

Bizerba sets up a fully customer-oriented environmental management system which is registered and certified in accordance with the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

First legal POS terminal

1998

With the first certifiable POS terminal, Bizerba successfully launches a homogenous retail system which combines the worlds of weighing scales and cash registers. Bizerba’s new system class (SC) of scales and cash registers are well received by the market.

System scales with Windows ® CE

1999

Certified as a Microsoft® system integrator, the “preferred provider” Bizerba develops the first system scales running on Windows® CE.

Scale integrated in slicer

2001

Bizerba’s slicers with integrated portion scales gives generations of sales assistants what they have always wanted.