TBi Industries GmbH

The Company
TBi Industries GmbH is a German provider of high quality welding equipment specialized on development and production of MIG/MAG and TIG torches for industrial use. A special focus is on torch technology and cleaning stations for robotic welding.

The TBi group is part of ESAB, a world leading manufacturer of welding consumables and welding and cutting equipment. With more than 8.700 associates and manufacturing facilities across four continents, ESAB delivers products and support services quickly and efficiently to customers around the globe. TBi is active worldwide and owns production facilities in Germany, Czech Republic and China.

TBi has the vision to develop technically outstanding products and to become a technological leader in the welding torch business. To this effect, TBi maintains a highly specialized production infrastructure and invests considerably in the development of innovative and improved products.




Our Philosophy
Faithful to our motto ’Ready for Tomorrow.’ TBi is involved right from the beginning in the development of the adequate welding tool for a new process or application. This focus on future technologies, the concentration on practical advantages for the end user and an excellent performance in pre- and after-sales-services are defining our TBi philosophy.


The TBi-Team
The success of the company is based on the high qualification of our staff and their motivation to perform at best for our customers. Our customers represent the center point of all our activities. An open-minded corporate culture allows us to quickly react to changes and understand the requirements of our customers. Quality and service always come first for us and therefore, our products have an excellent standing with customers worldwide.




The History


2017

Since 1. June 2017, the TBi group is part of ESAB. TBi is integrated as an independent business unit within ESAB, our products will continue to be distributed under the TBi brand over the existing TBi distributor network. This strategic alliance will enable us to offer new and exciting possibilities to our customers and partners.

2016

TBi wins important projects for robotic welding with international end-users. New and unique products like the TBi SelfLock welding cable connector demonstrate the innovative power of the company.

2015

Presentation of the powerful TIG torch TBi XCT 400W and its optimized consumables. Various product improvements have been implemented in our TIG torches, e.g. the new PrecisionSwitch Dual.

2014

The year was characterized by intense product development activities and the market launch of a multitude of new products and options in the MIG/MAG, TIG and Robotic ranges. The new TBi XP gas cooled high performance torches have been added to the product family.

2013

Introduction of various new products at the Welding & Cutting show in Essen, e.g. RoboMIG Push-Pull systems, Narrow gap torches, 2-circuit cooled torches with superior performance or the TBi Basic torch line.

2012

Presentation of the new MIG/MAG welding torches TBi Expert and the completely redesigned Push-Pull torch TBi PP-TX. The heavy-duty torch TBi RM82W with 2-circuit cooling system completes the RM2 robotic torch line.

2010

Sales start of the new TBi RM2 robot torch series - a completely modular system. The RM2 torches have been developped according to the TBi philosophy and offer top welding performance at low investment and operating cost.

2009

Introduction of the new Infiniturn robot torch system which allows endless rotation in air and water cooled systems. Inauguration of the new state of the art application and technology center at TBi headquarters in Fernwald.
The presentation of 40 new products at the Welding & Cutting show in Essen has demonstrated the innovation capacity of the company.

2008

We have moved into our new sales and logistics facility in Fernwald. On an area of more than 6000 sq. m, we enjoy expanded storage space, an optimized infrastructure and room for the further growth of the company.

2007

Highly specialized and custom-designed MIG and TIG welding torches for robotic use help us win well-known international automotive suppliers as customers.
Many robot manufacturers show the TBi RoboMIG torch at the international welding show in Shanghai.

2005

The new TBi Plasma and Plasma-powder welding torches and the JetStream automatic cleaning station for robotic welding have been product highlights at the international Welding & Cutting show in Essen, Germany.

2004

The group of companies is restructured and merged into one single company, TBi Industries GmbH.

2003

New development of additional aircooled MIG robot torches and fume extraction welding torches; further additions to our TBi Top 2000 MIG welding torch series in the high performance range.

2001

New models are added to our MIG torch series TBi Top 2000. These torches are designed to the state of the art and allow for very productive work with long life of the consumables.

2000

Completion of the entire robot torch equipment. The collision-resistant stainless steel torch significantly increases productivity of robotic equipment.

1995

Formation of the TBi Industries GmbH & Co. KG as R&D and distribution company. Many innovative products are developped and launched in the following years.

May 1990

Foundation of T+B Schweisstechnik GmbH starting with trade and production of MIG/MAG welding torches and accessories.