About us

Who is behind SBI

We are a team of 35 employees who are enthusiastic about leading-edge technology in plasma welding. DO IT PLASMA! has been our guiding principle for innovation and market leadership in our technology segment for 25 years. We develop plasma welding equipment from electronics & software to chassis in-house and can therefore optimally exploit all the strengths of this technology for our products and applications.

In 2019, the corporate structure of SBI GmbH was fundamentally strengthened and the core business focused on plasma welding solutions and plasma-based additive manufacturing. INO GmbH is the new majority owner.

As a consequence, SBI GmbH is backed by solid owners and a team with experience, competence and a valuable network in the fields of automation, welding technology, plasma technology, process technology and materials technology. the spirit of tomorrow.

What we stand for

  • We stand for stable, innovative high-tech leadership, speed, efficiency, reliability and global implementation
  • We and our customers are supported by SBI's "out-of-the-box" solution competence for single and series production.
  • We see our mission in overcoming boundaries and creating something new.
  • We stand and live innovation - the spirit of tomorrow!

Our strengths

  • We stand for innovative and fast solutions to complex tasks in the areas of welding technology, devices and special welding systems as well as solutions and systems for industrial additive manufacturing. Our core competencies always revolve around the plasma welding process - DoItPlasma!
  • We are a reliable partner due to our in-house core competencies in all mechatronic technology areas and can look back on applications that have been tried and tested over many years - both in series products and in customized individual systems!
  • We supply high-tech products and services in order to guarantee our customers a competitive edge and can fall back on a wide range of references.

The history of the high-tech company SBI GmbH

SBI was founded 25 years ago with the idea of ​​stretching out its feelers as a solution provider for innovative products and efficient production systems. Since then, the company has purposefully developed into a global company that is now known in a wide variety of markets as a welding technology expert and additive manufacturing pioneer. From the founding idea to today, the spirit of tomorrow can be felt at SBI.

In addition to a large number of standard devices and innovative welding accessories, the SBI product range now also includes individual special solutions for different high-tech applications. Especially in additive manufacturing, SBI was able to secure a worldwide TOP placement for its M3DP technology in recent years.

Since the start of the company, the great strengths of SBI have been service orientation, curiosity, courage and creative innovation - we develop SOLUTIONS BY INNOVATION for and with our customers in our teams.

  • 2020
    After intense years of development we introduced our two Additive Manufacturing machines M3DP Industrial Line and M3DP Scientific Line to our customers.
  • 2019
    Strengthening of competences due to new shareholder structure lead by INO GmbH. Business focus on Plasma welding, Plasma Automated Systems and Plasma Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing
  • 2016
    Expansion of business into Plasma Wire Additive Manufacturing, an emerging market for SBI. Our technology was built for high-end products and customers in the field of aeronautics and space. From the beginning the vision and goal was to serve industry and production with a solid manufacturing system and offer a flexible AM Tool to universities and research groups.
  • 2010
    Introduction of SWD, the seam welding system for easy to implement automation. This product was shaped for hard use and being comfortable in maintenance and operation.
  • 2008
    Market introduction of PMI 350-TL and PMI 500-TL, our Plasma Multi Inverter Systems featuring an easy to use touch display for full control of the welding process. Our PMI series was developed as a very flexible system with a wide range of applications.
  • 2005
    new generation of plasma inverters, our PMI 50 was born. Plasma Multi Inverters will grow into a strong family of welding products that are loved for its stable and reproducible plasma welding results, its easy-to-use concept and its high-end technology.
  • 2001
    Plasma Adaptor Box - this tool was our first step into beyond state of the art technology and solving very strong market demands lacking a good solution - the solution of tomorrow!
  • 1999
    Realizing the dreams of three visionary engineers, the foundation of SBI Produktion technischer Anlagen GmbH & Co. KG was set.


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