1985

Peter Nebgen set up the company ikb Ingenieur- und Konstruktionsbüro für Feuerungsbau GmbH.

1987

Establishment of the subsidiary vhi – Vertriebsgesellschaft für Hochtemperaturwerkstoffe und Industriebedarf mbH.

1994

Opening of production of metal anchors at the production location in the “Rennweg / Klingelswiese“ industrial area.

1998

Relocation of the office to the production location.

2001

Establishment of the vhi UK. Ltd. in the United Kingdom. Appointment of David Richardson as managing director of vhi UK. Ltd.

2006

Denise Hengesbach & Thomas Klaas are appointed managing directors alongside Peter Nebgen.

2008

Conversion and extension of the office and production location.

2012

In January Denise Hengesbach advices that she wishes to leave management at the end of the year.

2012

Peter Nebgen dies on 30 September aged 60.

2012

Gabriele Nebgen takes over the new companies of her deceased husband Peter Nebgen as new managing partner.