The HABA History

  • 2021

    30th anniversary HABA Germany

  • 2020

    Expansion of HABA Austria: Renovation and extension of the building; doubling of the production and office space.

  • 2020

    Implementation of a new overall ERP solution incl. digitalisation and unrestricted mobility for the countries CH, DE, IT and AT

  • 2020

    Handover of the Group Management to Martin Cordova

  • 2020

    Groundbreaking ceremony for new factory HABA Germany

  • 2019

    Completion of welding and paint coating plant HABA Czech Republic

  • 2019

    30th Anniversary HABA Italy

  • 2018

    HABA Austria moves to Wiener Neudorf and opens the own cutting centre

  • 2017

    Opening of HABA Engineering in Rottenburg / Germany

  • 2017

    Extended product range with Aerospace stock material

  • 2016

    Introduction online shop

  • 2016

    Intrusion new webpage

  • 2016

    New hall for Aerospace needs

  • 2016

    50 year anniversary

  • 2015

    Introducing a new cast aluminum G-AlMg3

  • 2015

    Aerospace certification EN 9100:2009

  • 2015

    Construction and relocation of HABA Czech Republic to Sudomĕřice / CZ

  • 2014

    Investment in more efficient processing for large plate steel

  • 2014

    Ground-breaking for our new production facility in Sudomĕřice / CZ

  • 2014

    Electronic document management and vendor workflow

  • 2014

    Aluminum saw up to 5'300 mm with automatic feeding

  • 2013

    Expanding our market presence in other European countries

  • 2013

    Introduction of HABA - News

  • 2013

    Renewal of ERP system at HABA Germany

  • 2013

    Purchase of our large property in CZ

  • 2012

    McBasic launched as the new aluminum product

  • 2012

    Building a processing option for aluminum sheets up to 3 x 5 m

  • 2011

    Total renewal of IT infrastructure and ERP system

  • 2011

    Inauguration of the "largest milling head of the world" for aluminum machining with ø3'100 mm

  • 2011

    Developing our brand values and the slogan: HABA - solutions in plates

  • 2011

    Investment in a 16to forklift truck for internal aluminum ingots transport

  • 2011

    About 600m2 photovoltaic system at HABA Germany

  • 2011

    Broadening a horizontal saw for even bigger aluminum panels

  • 2010

    Crisis management thanks to increased productivity project "PROST"

  • 2010

    Development and construction of a new generation steel circular saws

  • 2009

    Opening of HABA Czech Republic in Brno

  • 2009

    Introducing high-strength cast aluminum G-Alu340 with excellent stability

  • 2008

    Sponsorship event for disabled vehicle "HABA - moves and helps"

  • 2008

    Opening of HABA Austria in Brunn am Gebirge

  • 2008

    Extension 4 at HABA Switzerland in Pfäffikon ZH

  • 2008

    Moving from HABA Italy in larger production hall to Azzano San Paolo

  • 2007

    Opening of the production site in the Czech Republic

  • 2007

    Certification OSHAS 18001 at HABA Switzerland

  • 2007

    Relocation to new offices at its headquarters in Cham

  • 2007

    Putting in operation the new aluminum milling machine 2 x 4 m

  • 2007

    Handing over the overall responsibility to Kurt Naef (CEO)

  • 2006

    Connecting the two halls in Germany with automatic transport system

  • 2006

    Expansion HABA Germany with purchasing neighbouring buildings

  • 2004

    Extension 3 at HABA Switzerland in Pfäffikon / ZH

  • 2001

    On the occasion of our 35 year anniversary a Youth Prize is launched

  • 1998

    Certification ISO 9001 and renovation of Corporate Identity

  • 1996

    Extension 2 at HABA Switzerland in Pfäffikon

  • 1992

    Laying the sale to Switzerland Cham / ZG

  • 1991

    Opening of HABA Germany Herrenberg

  • 1989

    Opening of HABA Italy in Costa die Mezzate

  • 1988

    Handing over the overall responsibility to Mark E.B. Hauri

  • 1988

    First round table grinder up to 3‘600 mm

  • 1986

    Extension 1 at HABA Switzerland in Pfäffikon / ZH

  • 1980

    First annealing furnace

  • 1979

    Moving from Uster to Pfäffikon / ZH

  • 1976

    First long-bed grinder at HABA Switzerland

  • 1966

    Company founded in Uster / UH Switzerland, by Max Hauri