A short chronicle of the company Bungard Elektronik
|1961||Foundation of Bungard Elektronik in Leverkusen (BEL) by Heinz Bungard, the father of the current CEO Jürgen Bungard. Heinz Bungard started as a radio and TV repair shop. His business idea is to presensitize the PCBs with a foto-sensitive resist and thus overcome the complicating screen printing method.|
|1971||Bungard Elektronik moves to Windeck Rosbach, total number of customers at that time: 3500, mainly in Germany and Belgium, Holland, France, Switzerland and Austria.|
|1986||Jürgen and Dietmar Bungard enter the company. Jürgen Bungard as sales manager, Dietmar Bungard as technical manager.|
|1987||Jürgen and Dietmar decide to develop a CNC machine in cooperation with the FRAUNHOFER INSTITUT.|
|1988||CNC prototypes are launched into 3 test plants to collect experience.|
|1989||Sales of CNC systems starts and Bungard implements full turn key labs for PCB production via 59 reseller's throughout the world.|
|1994||Helga Bungard takes over the business.|
|2001||Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG is found and Jürgen and Dietmar Bungard become 25% shareholders plus managing directors.|
|2007||Death of Dietmar Bungard. Jürgen Bungard becomes general director of Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG.|
|2008||Mrs. Helga Bungard resigns. Mr. Claus Menzel joins the technical and Mr. Hans Poppek the sales support team.|
|2009||Mrs. Nolden rejoins the company. Death of Helga Bungard.|
|2011||Bungard Elektronik celebrates its 50th anniversary and 50 years of success in the international PCB market and is about to welcome the 19.000 customer!|
|2012||Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG starts building up new logistic hall in Windeck|
|2013||New Logistic Center opens in Windeck !|
|2014||Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG purchases former competor www.welisch.de in order to have more capacity and more resources in Windeck !|
|2014||Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG is facing 53 years of success in the international PCB market and is having 22.000 endusers world wide and representatives in 65 countries of the world !|
The new Bungard research and development center Ltd.
The Bungard Group has now 2500 m² more ground and 600m² more production surface and more manpower (we took over some employees). At the same time, Bungard signed foundation of Bungard research and development center Ltd. which will be located in that building. In our new R&D company, we want to develop and customize products. Next step will be, that first new machines will come up within next 2-3 months.
In January 2014 Bungard Elektronik founded the new BUNGARD Research and Development Center and purchased in February a small construction company for customized machines in a close by location. This purchase enlarged the company with 2500 m² and the production and development area with 600m². In the coming months, numerous product Newcomers are in prospect!
The strong course of expansion continues !