About us History

KBE can look back on a relatively short, but very dynamic history. Learn more about the world brand KBE.

1980
1980 KBE founded

The company is founded on 5 July: KBE = "Kunststoffproduktion für Bau und Elektrotechnik" ("PVC-U products for building and electrical installations")

1982
Production

Berlin production and Dillingen administration expanded

1985
KBE 85

Launch of the profile system “KBE 85”

1986
1986 Start of exports to UK

Start of exports to Great Britain

1986

KBE double seal system launched

1987
Launch of residential door system

KBE residential door system launched

1990
Dillingen administration

New administration building

1991
KBE Ventilation System

KBE Ventilation System launched (patented)

1992
Motzener Strasse plant in Berlin

Purchase of Plant II in Berlin, at Motzener Str. 33

1994
Poland

KBE POLSKA founded

1994
Production capacity expanded to 40,000 t p.a.

Production capacity expanded to 40,000 t p.a.

1995
Representation set up in Moscow

Representation founded in Moscow

1996
Moscow

Training centre opened in Moscow

1997
Ludwigsfelde logistics centre

Logistics centre commissioned in Ludwigsfelde, Brandenburg

1998
Activities extended

Expansion of activities with KBE-URSSA in Spain and KBE-Italia

1999
HT Troplast

Merger under the umbrella of HT TROPLAST AG

2000
Berlin mixing plant

New mixing plant commissioned in Berlin

2001
KBE System_70mm

Launch of KBE System_70mm

2002
Berlin logistics

New logistics services centre in Berlin

2003
profine GmbH

profine GmbH founded

2005
25th anniversary

25th anniversary

2006
Market leadership consolidated

The profine Group’s international market leadership expanded

2009
Ukraine

Production site opened in Ukraine

2009
KBE System_88mm

Launch of KBE System_88mm

2012
Dr. Peter Mrosik

Company acquired by Dr. Peter Mrosik.

2012
PremiDoor 88

Launch lift/sliding door system PremiDoor 88

2013
Production in India

Start of window profile production in India

2014
KBE 76

Launch of the system KBE 76

2015
proCoverTec plant in Berlin

proCoverTec plant commissioned in Berlin

2016
KBE 88

Launch of the system KBE 88

2016
AluClip Zero

AluClip Zero - innovative aluminium covers for system 76

2016
PremiDoor 76

Launch of the lift/sliding door systems PremiDoor 76

2017
Renolit Exofol PX

profine as the first international systems provider introduces the innovative Renolit Exofol PX laminate

2018
PremiSlide 76

New sliding system PremiSlide 76 presented

2018
KBE 70

Launch of the window system KBE 70

2018
PremiPlan Plus

Launch of the threshold system for maximum barrier freedom - PremiPlan Plus