History

Milestones

2014
Sicher mit System

Certification “Sicher mit System” – Award for the occupational safety management system of REBS

The current element distributor

The current element distributor

2012
IRIS-certification.

IRIS-certification. Rise in workforce numbers to 150 employees worldwide

2010
REBS Lubrication India

Foundation of REBS Lubrication India

2008
Expansion of company buildings

Expansion of company buildings to Siemensstrasse.
Rise in workforce numbers to 130 employees worldwide

2004
Modern, new offices

Modern, new offices are installed in the old production buildings

2003
New production building

Another large new production building is required to handle the steady growth in order volumes

1992
REBS in China

Ongoing expansion of REBS in China

1988
Siemensstrasse

Completion of the new company offices and production buildings at the Siemensstrasse site

1980
The TURBOLUB® distributor

Invention and granting of a patent for the TURBOLUB® distributor
Extention of the existing oil-air lubrication system to TURBOLUB® oil-air lubrication

1978
Wheel flanges lubrication

REBS starts to develop a single-tube oil-air lubrication system for wheel flanges

1973
Patent application

Patent application for airless chain lubrication with magnetic pumps
(Thousands of these pumps are in service, primarily in escalators and in the automotive industry)

1969
New company building

New company building in Ratingen

1962
H. O. Rebs

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander H. O. Rebs also joins the company

1957
Relocation

Relocation of REBS from Düsseldorf to its own company building in Ratingen, Duisburger Strasse
The company payroll continues to grow

1948
Founding of REBS

Founding of REBS as a company
Production start-up with one fitter, one skilled operator, one supervisor and one engineer
The company manufactured pumps, progressive distributors and accessories

Old REBS brochure

1936
First progressive distributor

first progressive distributorDelopment and submission of a patent application for the first progressive distributor by Alexander Aristides Rebs