the IB-S

The company ib-s was founded in June 1990 as a wholesale-dealer for mechanical engineering in Dresden.

Since 1995 ib-s is specialised in its core business for railway authorities and producers in the railway industry. First successful approval in 1995 at the technology centre Deutsche Bahn AG in Minden. After finishing tests ib-s is able to supply inner-rings for axle-box-bearings.

In 1996 ib-s enlarges the assortment including parts from sphere-cast, iron-cast and aluminium-cast.

In 1997 ib-s introduces the Total Quality Management System ISO 9002. Correspondingly the system is checked every year by the Deutsche Bahn AG in a special check � valuation of suppliers. Start for another approval process in 1997 at the technology centre Deutsche Bahn AG in Minden for the delivery of axle-box-bearings up to 23,5 tons of axle-load.

In 2001 ib-s introduces the improved version ISO 9001:2000 and works successful with it. Conclusion of a long term contract with University of Applied Sciences Dresden (HTW Dresden) in 2001.

After a five-year-trial at the test bed ib-s finishes successful the approval process for axle-box-bearings up to 23,5 tons of axle-load. For the first time in 2002, ib-s participates as an exhibitor at Innotrans in Berlin; the world-largest fair for railway-technique and railway-vehicles.

In 2003 the approval process for axle-box-bearings is enlarged up to 25,0 tons of axle-load and finished successfully.

In 2007 was done an approval process by Deutsche Bahn for axle-box-housings for Y25 bogies up to 25 tons axleload.

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