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.
Bungard Elektronik moves to Windeck Rosbach
Bungard Elektronik moves to Windeck Rosbach, total number of customers at that time: 3500, mainly in Germany and Belgium, Holland, France, Switzerland and Austria.
Jürgen and Dietmar Bungard enter the company.
Jürgen Bungard as sales manager, Dietmar Bungard as technical manager.
Developing a CNC machine
Jürgen and Dietmar decide to develop a CNC machine in cooperation with the FRAUNHOFER INSTITUT.
CNC prototypes are launched into 3 test plants to collect experience.
Sales of CNC systems starts
Sales of CNC systems starts and Bungard implements full turn key labs for PCB production via 59 resellers throughout the world.
Helga Bungard takes over the business.
Foundation of Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG
Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG is found and Jürgen and Dietmar Bungard become 25% shareholders plus managing directors.
Jürgen Bungard becomes general director
Death of Dietmar Bungard. Jürgen Bungard becomes general director of Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG.
Mrs. Helga Bungard resigns
Mrs. Helga Bungard resigns. Mr. Claus Menzel joins the technical and Mr. Hans Poppek the sales support team.
Death of Helga Bungard
Mrs. Nolden rejoins the company.
50 years of success
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!
Building new logistics center
Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG starts building a logistics center in Windeck
New Logistic Center opens in Windeck
Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG purchases former competitor
Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG purchases former competitor www.welisch.de in order to have more capacity and more resources in Windeck
more than 22.000 end customers world wide
Bungard Elektronik GmbH & Co KG is facing 53 years of success in the international PCB market and is having 22.000 end customers world wide and representatives in 65 countries of the world
The new Bungard research and development center Ltd.
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.
The Bungard-Online-Shop for consumables and components launched for german customers.
Lucie Bungard completes her training successfully and is now a member of the customer-care team.