AMAZING – 50 YEARS HISTORY

AGM 2016 - Denmark

This years host for the Annual General Meeting was Nicholaisen A/S. The meeting took place in Copenh...
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Jann Bjoerne sen. passed away

Jann Bjoerne Senior, Norway passed away on 19 April 2016 – two weeks and 5 days before his 90th bi...
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AGM 2015 - China

COMBOIS held its Annual General Meeting in Shanghai, hosted by member company Homag China Goldenfiel...
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AGM 2014 - Norway

Norway was the destination for our yearly event - we visited Alesund on the west coast and Loen. Our...
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AGM 2013 - Germany

The Annual General Meeting took place in Dresden, Germany from 28 September to 2 October hosted by t...
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Peter Kleinschmidt is elected as Honorary President

During the Annual General Meeting COMBOIS hold 2012 in New Zealand, Peter Kleinschmidt (photo ...
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AGM 2012 - New Zealand

COMBOIS held its 2012 Annual General Meeting in New Zealand, hosted by member company W & R Jack...
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AGM 2011 - Chile

Importaciones Limaq Ltda. from Chile welcomed as host for this year's Annual General Meeting all mem...
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AGM 2010 - USA

Hosted by its United States member Stiles Machinery COMBOIS met in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Septem...
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AGM 2009 - Spain

Hosted by its Spanish member MAESMA the international member countries of COMBOIS e.V. met in Bilbao...
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AGM 2008 - Sweden

Our member Mared J. AB Ingenjörsfirman chose Jönköping for our Annual General Meeting in Septembe...
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2007 - 40 Years of COMBOIS.

Our member Albricci s.r.l. invited all members to hold the Annual General Meeting in September in It...
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AGM 2006 - Japan

COMBOIS e.V. held its 2006 Annual General Meeting in Nara, the original ancient capital of Japan, ho...
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Meetings 2005

AGM in Seewalchen, Austria hosted by Handl Maschinen GmbH & Co. KG (Picture shows Dr. Peter Handl, his parents and an employee)
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Meetings 2004

Annual General Meeting hosted by Austro Engineering Pty Ltd. in South Africa (Picture shows the delegates.)
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Meetings 2003

In this year COMBOIS held three meetings: the Service Meeting, Meeting at Ligna and as every year the AGM - in Portugal.
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Meetings 2002

Savecrest Machines Ltd. was the host for the Annual General Meeting in Great Britain/York.
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Meetings 2001

The Annual General Meeting took place in Hongkong hosted by Goldenfiled Woodworking Machinery Co. Ltd. Long term Secretary Paul Kühnhenrich retired.
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Meetings 2000

In September the Annual General Meeting is hosted by Romac N.V., Belgium.
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Meetings 1999

Annual General Meeting in Switzerland/Zurich is hosted by Spoerri & Co. AG
(Photo shows Peter Rechsteiner, owner of Spoerri and his wife)
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Meetings 1998

This year's AGM takes place in Denmark/Arhus hosted by Nicholaisen A/S.
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Meetings 1997

Annual General Meeting in Norway is hosted by A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S.
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Meetings 1996

Photo shows participants of the AGM in the Netherlands/Papenbrecht by Klingelnberg-Klauss B.V.
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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.
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Meetings 1994

Delegates during the Annual General Meeting in USA/Grand Rapids hosted by Stiles Machinery Inc.
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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
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Meetings 1992

The members come together for an Info-Meeting, Fair-Meeting and the Annual General Meeting in Sweden.
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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.
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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.
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Meetings 1989

The picture is taken during the Annual General Meeting in Denmark/Arhus hosted by Spema A/S in September.
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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.
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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.
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Meetings 1986

March Info-Meeting Munich, Germany Main Topics: CNC- Machines, determination of performance specifications May: Interbimall Meeting in Italy/Milan October: Annual General Meeting in Germany/Paderborn
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Meetings 1985

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich Main Topics: Panel sizing systems and cutting pattern optimization with NC and CNC, diamond tooling October: Annual General Meeting in Germany/Düsseldorf
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Meetings 1984

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Munich

October: Annual General Meeting in Germany/Düsseldorf

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Meetings 1983

February: Info-Meeting in Germany/Wiedenbrück Main Topics: Packaging Machines, NC + CNC Machines May: Ligna Meeting in Germany/Hanover November: Annual General Meeting in Germany/Düsseldorf
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Meetings 1982

February: Info-Meeting in Germany/Frankfurt Main Topic: Review of Control Systems September: Annual General Meeting in Denmark/Århus hosted by F.L. Bie New President Jann Bjørne sen.
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Meetings 1981

March: Info-Meeting in Germany/Garbsen September: Annual General Meeting in Finland/Lahti hosted by Tekma OY
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Meetings 1980

February: Info-Meeting in Erlangen, Germany October: AGM in Lisbon, Portugal hosted by Brehm SARL
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Meetings 1979

May: Ligna-Meeting in Hanover, Germany September: AGM in Zurich, Switzerland hosted by Hans Heid AG New President: Sven G. Stenberg from AB Sigfrid December: COMBOIS-Cigomac-Meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany
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Meetings 1978

February: Info-Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark May: Interbimall-Meeting in Milan, Italy and Fimma-Meeting Valencia, Spain September: AGM in Venice, Italy hosted by Elmag S.p.A.
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AGM 1977

This year's AGM takes place in London, Great Britain - hosted by Interwood Ltd. The delegates vote Heinrich Kuper for Honorary President.
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Meetings 1976

The AGM takes place in Antwerp, Belgium hosted by Robor N.V. in May
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AGM1974

April: AGM in Oslo, Norway hosted by A. Falkenberg Eftf. A/S
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AGM 1973

In late summer the AGM take place in Barcelona, Spain.
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AGM 1972

This year's AGM takes place in Nassjö, Sweden in June. Company AB Sigfrid Stenberg, one of the founding member, hosts the meeting.
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Meetings 1971

The AGM takes place in Vienna, Austria in January 1971. The Info-Meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany (September) has Plastic Technology for the main topic.
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AGM 1970

Elmag S.p.A. is the host of the AGM in Monza, Italy.
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Meeting 1969

An informal meeting with all founding companies is held.
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Meetings 1968

Host of the 2nd AGM is in August the company Robor N.V. The AGM takes place in Antwerp, Belgium. An Info-Meeting then takes place also in Belgium in September 1968.
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The Beginning of COMBOIS

June 1967 | Foundation of COMBOIS (Interessengemeinschaft führender europäischer Holzbearbeitungs...
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ALL PRESIDENTS

since 2013

Mats-Mared

Mats Mared
Mared J. AB Ingenjörsfirman
Sweden

2007 – 2013

Peine

Fritz Peine
Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG
Germany

1991 – 2006

Rosa

Joseph Rosa
Romac N.V.
Belgium

1989 – 1990

Hans Heinrich Kuper
Heinrich KUPER GmbH & Co. KG
Germany

1982 – 1988

Jann-Bjorne-sen

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

1979 – 1981

Stenberg

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
Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG
Germany