AMAZING – 50 YEARS HISTORY

New COMBOIS Board

During the AGM 2019 in the Netherlands a new board was elected: President Andrew Legault - Canada, board members Jolanda de Groot - Netherlands and Sandy Ho - Hong Kong.

COMBOIS AGM 2018 in Canada

President Mats Mared (Sweden) as well as the Vice Presidents Andrew Legault (Canada) and Jolanda de Groot (Neherlands) are elected during the AGM 2018 in Canada.

50th Anniversary of COMBOIS

In 2017 we celebrate the 50th anniversary on Mallorca, Spain. COMBOIS was founded in 1967 through an initiative by Heinrich Kuper, Germany.

AGM 2016 - Denmark

This years host for the Annual General Meeting was Nicholaisen A/S. The meeting took place in Copenhagen with a factory visit of Dovista Window Willage in Welkowy, Poland.

AGM 2015 - China

COMBOIS held its Annual General Meeting in Shanghai, hosted by member company Homag China Goldenfield Ltd.

AGM 2014 - Norway

Norway was the destination for our yearly event - we visited Alesund on the west coast and Loen. Our member A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S  was a great host for the COMBOIS group.

AGM 2013 - Germany

The Annual General Meeting took place in Dresden, Germany from 28 September to 2 October hosted by the founding member company Heinrich KUPER GmbH & Co. KG.

AGM 2012 - New Zealand

COMBOIS held its 2012 Annual General Meeting in New Zealand, hosted by member company W & R Jack...

AGM 2011 - Chile

Importaciones Limaq Ltda. from Chile welcomed as host for this year's Annual General Meeting all mem...

AGM 2010 - USA

Hosted by its United States member Stiles Machinery COMBOIS met in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Septem...

AGM 2009 - Spain

Hosted by its Spanish member MAESMA the international member countries of COMBOIS e.V. met in Bilbao...

AGM 2008 - Sweden

Our member Mared J. AB Ingenjörsfirman chose Jönköping for our Annual General Meeting in Septembe...

2007 - 40 Years of COMBOIS.

Our member Albricci s.r.l. invited all members to hold the Annual General Meeting in September in It...

AGM 2006 - Japan

COMBOIS e.V. held its 2006 Annual General Meeting in Nara, the original ancient capital of Japan, ho...

Meetings 2005

March: Info-Meeting Sales Frankfurt, Germany Main Topic: Sales Training Program May: Info-Meeti...

Meetings 2004

Annual General Meeting hosted by Austro Engineering Pty Ltd. in South Africa (Picture shows the delegates.)

Meetings 2003

In this year COMBOIS held three meetings: the Service Meeting, Meeting at Ligna and as every year the AGM - in Portugal.

Meetings 2002

Savecrest Machines Ltd. was the host for the Annual General Meeting in Great Britain/York.

Meetings 2001

The Annual General Meeting took place in Hongkong hosted by Goldenfiled Woodworking Machinery Co. Ltd. Long term Secretary Paul Kühnhenrich retired.

Meetings 2000

In September the Annual General Meeting is hosted by Romac N.V., Belgium.

Meetings 1999

Annual General Meeting in Switzerland/Zurich is hosted by Spoerri & Co. AG (Photo shows Peter Rechsteiner, owner of Spoerri and his wife)

Meetings 1998

This year's AGM takes place in Denmark/Arhus hosted by Nicholaisen A/S.

Meetings 1997

Annual General Meeting in Norway is hosted by A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S.

Meetings 1996

Photo shows participants of the AGM in the Netherlands/Papenbrecht by Klingelnberg-Klauss B.V.

Meetings 1995

Picture shows COMBOIS President Joseph Rosa, Peter Rechsteiner and Niels Nicholaisen during the Annual General Meeting in Finland/Lahti hosted by Tekma OY.

Meetings 1994

Delegates during the Annual General Meeting in USA/Grand Rapids hosted by Stiles Machinery Inc.

Meetings 1993

This year three meetings take place: the Info-Meeting, one extraordinary Annual General Meeting and the yearly AGM in Germany/Freiburg hosted by Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG.

Meetings 1992

The members come together for an Info-Meeting, Fair-Meeting and the Annual General Meeting in Sweden.

Meetings 1991

The Ligna Meeting in Germany/Hanover was this year's first meeting. The Annual General Meeting in Belgium/Antwerp hosted by Romac N. V. is held then in September.

Meetings 1990

The Info-Meeting in April and the Annual General Meeting in Switzerland in September are the highlights for the COMBOIS members this year.

Meetings 1989

The picture is taken during the Annual General Meeting in Denmark/Arhus hosted by Spema A/S in September.

Meetings 1988

Picture shows Dieter Augustin (Germany) and the COMBOIS Secretary Paul Kühnhenrich during the INTERBIMALL meeting in Italy/Milan. The Annual General Meeting takes place in the Netherlands.

Meetings 1987

An Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich and the yearly General Meeting are hold. Host of the Annual General Meeting is A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S, Norway.

Meetings 1986

March: Info-Meeting Munich, Germany Main Topics: CNC- Machines, determination of performance speci...

Meetings 1985

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich Main Topics: Panel sizing systems and cutting pattern optimi...

Meetings 1984

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich October: Annual General Meeting in Germany/Düsseldorf...

Meetings 1983

February: Info-Meeting in Germany/Wiedenbrück Main Topics: Packaging Machines, NC + CNC Machines ...

Meetings 1982

February: Info-Meeting in Germany/Frankfurt Main Topic: Review of Control Systems September: A...

Meetings 1981

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Garbsen September: Annual General Meeting in Finland/Lahti hosted ...

Meetings 1980

February: Info-Meeting in Erlangen, Germany October: AGM in Lisbon, Portugal hosted by Brehm SARL...

Meetings 1979

May: Ligna-Meeting in Hanover, Germany September: AGM in Zurich, Switzerland hosted by Hans Heid...

Meetings 1978

February: Info-Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark May: Interbimall-Meeting in Milan, Italy and Fimma-...

AGM 1977

This year's AGM takes place in London, Great Britain - hosted by Interwood Ltd. The delegates vote ...

Meetings 1976

January: Info-Meeting in Monza, Italy May: AGM in Antwerp, Belgium hosted by Robor N.V. October: I...

AGM1974

This year's AGM takes place in Oslo, Norway in April - hosted by A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S. During ...

AGM 1973

In late summer the AGM take place in Barcelona, Spain....

AGM 1972

This year's AGM takes place in Nassjö, Sweden in June. Company AB Sigfrid Stenberg, one of the foun...

Meetings 1971

The AGM takes place in Vienna, Austria in January 1971. The Info-Meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany (Se...

AGM 1970

Elmag S.p.A. is the host of the AGM in Monza, Italy....

Meeting 1969

An informal meeting with all founding companies is held....

Meetings 1968

Host of the 2nd AGM is in August the company Robor N.V. The AGM takes place in Antwerp, Belgium. An...

The Beginning of COMBOIS

June 1967 Foundation of COMBOIS (Interessengemeinschaft führender europäischer Holzbearbeitungsma...

New COMBOIS Board

During the AGM 2019 in the Netherlands a new board was elected: President Andrew Legault - Canada, board members Jolanda de Groot - Netherlands and Sandy Ho - Hong Kong.

COMBOIS AGM 2018 in Canada

President Mats Mared (Sweden) as well as the Vice Presidents Andrew Legault (Canada) and Jolanda de Groot (Neherlands) are elected during the AGM 2018 in Canada.

50th Anniversary of COMBOIS

In 2017 we celebrate the 50th anniversary on Mallorca, Spain. COMBOIS was founded in 1967 through an initiative by Heinrich Kuper, Germany.

AGM 2016 - Denmark

This years host for the Annual General Meeting was Nicholaisen A/S. The meeting took place in Copenhagen with a factory visit of Dovista Window Willage in Welkowy, Poland.

AGM 2015 - China

COMBOIS held its Annual General Meeting in Shanghai, hosted by member company Homag China Goldenfield Ltd.

AGM 2012 - New Zealand

COMBOIS held its 2012 Annual General Meeting in New Zealand, hosted by member company W & R Jack...

AGM 2011 - Chile

Importaciones Limaq Ltda. from Chile welcomed as host for this year's Annual General Meeting all mem...

AGM 2010 - USA

Hosted by its United States member Stiles Machinery COMBOIS met in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Septem...

AGM 2009 - Spain

Hosted by its Spanish member MAESMA the international member countries of COMBOIS e.V. met in Bilbao...

AGM 2008 - Sweden

Our member Mared J. AB Ingenjörsfirman chose Jönköping for our Annual General Meeting in Septembe...

2007 - 40 Years of COMBOIS.

Our member Albricci s.r.l. invited all members to hold the Annual General Meeting in September in It...

AGM 2006 - Japan

COMBOIS e.V. held its 2006 Annual General Meeting in Nara, the original ancient capital of Japan, ho...

Meetings 2005

March: Info-Meeting Sales Frankfurt, Germany Main Topic: Sales Training Program May: Info-Meeti...

Meetings 2004

Annual General Meeting hosted by Austro Engineering Pty Ltd. in South Africa (Picture shows the delegates.)

Meetings 2003

In this year COMBOIS held three meetings: the Service Meeting, Meeting at Ligna and as every year the AGM - in Portugal.

Meetings 2002

Savecrest Machines Ltd. was the host for the Annual General Meeting in Great Britain/York.

Meetings 2001

The Annual General Meeting took place in Hongkong hosted by Goldenfiled Woodworking Machinery Co. Ltd. Long term Secretary Paul Kühnhenrich retired.

Meetings 2000

In September the Annual General Meeting is hosted by Romac N.V., Belgium.

Meetings 1999

Annual General Meeting in Switzerland/Zurich is hosted by Spoerri & Co. AG (Photo shows Peter Rechsteiner, owner of Spoerri and his wife)

Meetings 1998

This year's AGM takes place in Denmark/Arhus hosted by Nicholaisen A/S.

Meetings 1997

Annual General Meeting in Norway is hosted by A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S.

Meetings 1996

Photo shows participants of the AGM in the Netherlands/Papenbrecht by Klingelnberg-Klauss B.V.

Meetings 1995

Picture shows COMBOIS President Joseph Rosa, Peter Rechsteiner and Niels Nicholaisen during the Annual General Meeting in Finland/Lahti hosted by Tekma OY.

Meetings 1994

Delegates during the Annual General Meeting in USA/Grand Rapids hosted by Stiles Machinery Inc.

Meetings 1993

This year three meetings take place: the Info-Meeting, one extraordinary Annual General Meeting and the yearly AGM in Germany/Freiburg hosted by Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG.

Meetings 1992

The members come together for an Info-Meeting, Fair-Meeting and the Annual General Meeting in Sweden.

Meetings 1991

The Ligna Meeting in Germany/Hanover was this year's first meeting. The Annual General Meeting in Belgium/Antwerp hosted by Romac N. V. is held then in September.

Meetings 1990

The Info-Meeting in April and the Annual General Meeting in Switzerland in September are the highlights for the COMBOIS members this year.

Meetings 1989

The picture is taken during the Annual General Meeting in Denmark/Arhus hosted by Spema A/S in September.

Meetings 1988

Picture shows Dieter Augustin (Germany) and the COMBOIS Secretary Paul Kühnhenrich during the INTERBIMALL meeting in Italy/Milan. The Annual General Meeting takes place in the Netherlands.

Meetings 1987

An Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich and the yearly General Meeting are hold. Host of the Annual General Meeting is A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S, Norway.

Meetings 1986

March: Info-Meeting Munich, Germany Main Topics: CNC- Machines, determination of performance speci...

Meetings 1985

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich Main Topics: Panel sizing systems and cutting pattern optimi...

Meetings 1984

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich October: Annual General Meeting in Germany/Düsseldorf...

Meetings 1983

February: Info-Meeting in Germany/Wiedenbrück Main Topics: Packaging Machines, NC + CNC Machines ...

Meetings 1982

February: Info-Meeting in Germany/Frankfurt Main Topic: Review of Control Systems September: A...

Meetings 1981

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Garbsen September: Annual General Meeting in Finland/Lahti hosted ...

Meetings 1980

February: Info-Meeting in Erlangen, Germany October: AGM in Lisbon, Portugal hosted by Brehm SARL...

Meetings 1979

May: Ligna-Meeting in Hanover, Germany September: AGM in Zurich, Switzerland hosted by Hans Heid...

Meetings 1978

February: Info-Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark May: Interbimall-Meeting in Milan, Italy and Fimma-...

AGM 1977

This year's AGM takes place in London, Great Britain - hosted by Interwood Ltd. The delegates vote ...

Meetings 1976

January: Info-Meeting in Monza, Italy May: AGM in Antwerp, Belgium hosted by Robor N.V. October: I...

AGM1974

This year's AGM takes place in Oslo, Norway in April - hosted by A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S. During ...

AGM 1973

In late summer the AGM take place in Barcelona, Spain....

AGM 1972

This year's AGM takes place in Nassjö, Sweden in June. Company AB Sigfrid Stenberg, one of the foun...

Meetings 1971

The AGM takes place in Vienna, Austria in January 1971. The Info-Meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany (Se...

AGM 1970

Elmag S.p.A. is the host of the AGM in Monza, Italy....

Meeting 1969

An informal meeting with all founding companies is held....

Meetings 1968

Host of the 2nd AGM is in August the company Robor N.V. The AGM takes place in Antwerp, Belgium. An...

The Beginning of COMBOIS

June 1967 Foundation of COMBOIS (Interessengemeinschaft führender europäischer Holzbearbeitungsma...

ALL PRESIDENTS

since 2019

Andrew Legault
CNC Automation
Canada

2013 – 2019

Mats Mared
Mared J. AB Ingenjörsfirman
Sweden

2006 – 2013

Fritz Peine
Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG
Germany

1991 – 2006

Joseph Rosa
Romac N.V.
Belgium

1989 – 1990

Hans Heinrich Kuper
Heinrich KUPER GmbH & Co. KG
Germany

1982 – 1988

Jann Bjoerne sen
A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S
Norway

1979 – 1981

Sven G. Stenberg

AB Sigfrid Stenberg
Sweden

1975 – 1978


Eugène Chambon
Chambon S.A.
France

1972 – 1974


Hans Heid
Heid AG
Switzerland

1967 – 1972

Heinrich Kuper

Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG
Germany