The History of the brand that outlives them all
Formation of company MBS under the name of Karl Ritscher in Hamburg. Manufacturing of machines and vehicles for the agricultural sector.
Rebuild of the new MBS factory in Sproetze/Buchholz, later on, company take-over by MAN – Roland AG.
Formation of Schneider Senator sales company in Hamburg. Presentation of the first high-speed cutter with hydraulic clamp and mechanical knife drive, the Senator 78.
Schneider Senator participates in it's first trade show, the industrial fair in Hannover.
Exhibitor at DRUPA in Duesseldorf. The first Senator 132 was produced.
The "EA 4R" by Schneider Senator is the first programmable industrial guillotine on the market controlled by magnetic tape.
At DRUPA, Schneider Senator presents the complete range of products with the Senators 106, 132 and 155.
The world's first contact-free transistor-controlled guillotine (Senator KL) comes into the market. Transistors and diodes replace relay and switch.
Guillotines are no longer solo: Introduction of automatic peripheral equipment for high-speed paper cutters.
The Senator 260 is the first mass produced guillotine in the world with 2,60 m cutting width.
At the 6. DRUPA complete cutting systems from Schneider Senator are available for the first time. Destacking and restacking functions, as well as transfer tables, are the major attractions.
Once again Schneider Senator suprises the experts with an innovation: The Senator 115 MC is the first guillotine equipped with micro-processor. The first automatic jogger is also introduced.
Introduction of MC-control with monitor.
Data transfer to/from the PC and external programming.
Production was taken over by the ultra-modern MBS factory in Buchholz-Sproetze (Nordheide) south of Hamburg.
First use of ball race lead screw as backgauge drive
Schneider Senator introduces the TS-Sprintcut. It is a unique system comprised of three guillotines and peripheral equipment for fully-automatic processing of security papers and banknotes.
At this year's DRUPA Schneider Senator presents the first achievement of the cooperation with the new factory: A fundamentally new design of a high-speed cutter, the S-Line 115 H with direct-hydraulic drive.
50 years of progress in guillotine manufacturing.
New guillotine: E-Line 78 and 92.
Formation of the new company Senator Technology
The first cutting system for fully-automatic 4-side-trimming "4-cut"
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The most successful drupe in 60 years of Schneider Senator history. "Roboload", newly designed system with a robot for automatic jogger feeding, was introduced at drupe.
Effective July 3, 2009 the new company Schneider Senator SSB GmbH has taken over the production, sales, service and handling for the brand Schneider Senator and all related products.
New machine control PCC (Power Cutting Control) based on industry computer with standard control components
The second generation of guillotines E-Line 78 and 92 with PCC-control and various new features
Schneider Senator will move step by step to Seevetal, the premises of Gerhard Busch GmbH.