About us 2018-06-26T16:59:47+00:00

Global Market Leader In Cutting Edge Compounding Technology

BUSS Core Strength

The core strengths of BUSS are customized product-specific processing solutions, in particular with highly demanding process technology and product quality requirements. These strengths are founded on more than sixty years of experience in BUSS Kneader development and production, continuously meeting the ever-increasing technological needs of the market.

BUSS owes its strength not to size, but to innovation, flexibility and speed of response to customer needs.

Global Presence

As an internationally active company, we supply our customers around the world with innovative, high quality products and services.

Customer Satisfaction

We aim to exceed customer expectations through exceptional performance, unwavering fairness, and strong relationships.

Swiss Quality

Swiss engineering is recognized worldwide to reflect the latest in technology and is synonymous with high quality.

Compliance

As a corporate group operating on a global scale, BUSS AG and its subsidiaries not only comply with the relevant local laws and regulations, but also cultivate with all partners business relationships that are based on the principles of trust, fairness, transparency and honesty.

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Our Mission

As an internationally active Swiss company, we provide our customers with solid value, for more than 70 years, in the form of innovative high¬quality compounding systems and services.

As a global leader in compounding technology, we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations through dependable partnership. Our core competencies include the process¬ engineering and constructive design as well as the production of respective plant and machinery.

We ensure customer proximity through local sales and service presence in our key markets. At all times and at all levels, we focus both in thought and deed on customer benefit.

We place high priority on upholding an impeccable image through exceptional performance, unwavering fairness, and good relations with all our partners. Our certified processes and work procedures, based on LEAN principles, allow us to provide efficient and high¬quality services at all times. Together with our financially sound and long¬term oriented owners, we regard employee commitment, workplace safety, respect for others and the environment as the cornerstones of our daily business.

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Our History

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1901

Foundation of ‘Albert Buss & Cie for Steel Constructions’ by Carl Albert Buss

 

1919

Dipl.-Eng. Walter Buss, a son of the founder joins the company

 

1919

The company is renamed to BUSS AG

1925

BUSS is the first company in Switzerland to process stainless steel

1945

Dipl.-Eng. Heinz List, the inventor of the continuous reciprocating Kneader, licenses the global patent to BUSS (without USA/Canada)

 

 

 

1945

Dipl.-Eng. Heinz List joins BUSS and holds the position of a technical director until 1965.

1946

BUSS starts the technical implementation of the reciprocating BUSS Kneader

1947

Dr. Alfred Buss, a son of Walter Buss, joins the company.

1948

Opening of the first laboratory and test centre for the BUSS Kneader

1948

Shipment of the first BUSS Kneader for chocolate production

1950

Shipment of the first BUSS Kneader of the PR series for PVC and polystyrene

1951

Shipment of the first BUSS Kneader for calender feeding

1951

Shipment of the first BUSS Kneader of the KE Series for carbon paste to the Aluminium Industry

 

1953

Shipment of the first lab size BUSS Kneader (PR 46) for plastics

1967

Opening of a new laboratory and test centre

 

1968

Shipment of the first BUSS Kneader for Powder Coatings

1969

Shipment of thousandth BUSS Kneader

1972

Foundation of Buss-Condux Inc. in Chicago, USA, offering sales and service

1974

Foundation of Buss-Hamilton Ltd. in Cheadle Hulme, Great Britain, offering sales and service

1974

Foundation of Yashima-Buss Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, offering sales and service

1975

Shipment of the first cascade design BUSS Kneader for PVC

1980

Shipment of the first PR series Kneader in a modular design

1983

Shipment of the first electrically heated BUSS Kneader for Engineering plastics

1986

Shipment of the first LR series Kneader for silicone compounds

1987

Opening of a service office in Beijing, China

 

1987

Buss-Condux is renamed to Buss (America) Inc.

1987

The BUSS LR series for foodstuffs earns the international IF award for outstanding design

1988

The George Fischer group acquires the majority of BUSS shares

1993

Foundation of Buss (Asia) Pacific Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, offering sales and service

1993

Launch of the electrically heated APC series for Engineering Plastics

1994

BUSS is certified by ISO 9001/EN29001

 

1994

Launch of the modular PCS / TCS series for Powder Coatings and Toners

1995

Launch of the modular MKS series that covers the entire range of plastics

1995

Launch of the benchtop PCS 30 lab extruder for powder coatings

2000

BUSS, Werner&Pfleiderer and Waeschle merge to form the COPERION group

2001

Launch of the quantec® Kneader series for PVC

2006

Acquisition of Buss AG by Fabrel Lotos and the BUSS management

2007

Launch of the MX Kneader series for cable compounds and black masterbatch

2007

Launch of the quantec® EV Kneader series for PVC pelletizing

2010

Launch of KX Kneader series for anode paste

2013

Launch of quantec® G3 Kneader series for PVC

2018

COMPEO® – future ready

BUSS has developed the new COMPEO compounder generation to meet current and future plastics industry requirements. With a wide range of applications, a large operating window, high flexibility and robustness, as well as improved process stability, but also operational and operator safety, energy efficiency and reduced operating costs, COMPEO can be applied for a wide array of applications. Read more …

 BUSS has developed the new COMPEO compounder generation to meet current and future plastics industry requirements. With a wide range of applications, a large operating window, high flexibility and robustness, as well as improved process stability, but also operational and operator safety, energy efficiency and reduced operating costs, COMPEO can be applied for a wide array of applications.

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SQS Certificate

IQNet Certificate

dun&bradstreet Certificate