Physik Instrumente takes over activities of engineering company IBS
13.01.2023 - Physik Instrumente has taken over a total of 53 employees and the existing business of the engineering company IBS in a new company as of January 1, 2023.
The 53 employees taken over from Physik Instrumente (PI) are made up of engineers, software specialists and other skilled workers. "PI's engineering capacity will immediately increase by approx. 55,000 hours per year," calculates Markus Spanner, CEO of the PI Group. "The employees will support PI with their expertise in the construction of products and systems, in software development, and in simulation. The further automation of our own manufacturing will also benefit from the IBS engineers’ know-how."
The new company will also continue existing business with current customers, PI explains.
Karlsruhe-based IBS Ingenieurbüro Dr. Klaus Schnürer GmbH specializes in the development and implementation of automation projects, mainly for the automotive industry, and was forced to file for insolvency during 2022.