The GBT group of companies is of medium-sized structure and owner-managed. Since the founding of the parent company in 1966, it has now developed into todays, globally-recognised, specialist in heavy-duty industrial corrosion protection.
The over 300 GBT employees, come from 15 nations and are distributed at locations all over Europe, which are strengthened by subsidiaries and partner companies throughout the world. About 70 percent of company operations take place abroad, 30 percent in German-speaking areas.
GBT BÜCOLIT GmbH in Marl as centre of the group supports additional companies in the European economic zone:
In addition, there are partner companies and representatives in:
GBT group's range of services includes many highly specialised areas of work:
GBT group's customers primarily include branches of industry having great technological and infrastructural importance:
GBT group's work, targets the central requirements of todays society and industrial landscape:
GBT groups history goes back into the late 19th century. Meaning that for over 100 years now, we have been a partner to the industrial history of the German economy.
|1899||Establishment of Harzer Achsenwerke (HAW)|
|1920||Invention of industrial rubber linings|
|1950||First construction site rubber linings|
|1966||Founding of BÜCOPlast GmbH at the Marl site|
|1970||Development of BÜCOLIT material|
|1995||Change of company name to GBT-BÜCOLIT GmbH|
|2009||Takeover of CEILCOTE AIR ENVIRONMENTAL GmbH|
|2010||Incorporation of HAW Linings GmbH into the GBT group of companies|
|2011||Founding of GBT POLSKA Sp. zo.o.|
|2018||Founding of GBT BUCOLIT ESPAÑA S.L.U.|
|2019||Founding of ACT Westerwald GmbH|
With HAW Linings GmbH in Bornum (Harz) the GBT group has brought the inventor of the industrial rubber lining into its ranks. Patented in 1920, it was this technology, which today's chemical industry in Germany must be thankful for in enabling it to achieve its leading position.
In its highly specialised area of technology, HAW Linings GmbH has made its mark in many ways. Including, for example, the largest autoclaves for vulcanisation and the largest centre with own rail connection for rubberised tank wagons in Europe.
Within the GBT group of companies, HAW Linings GmbH is the specialist for: