On 1 January 2019, IBG (as majority shareholder), together with the German Dinse GmbH and the Italian CEA SPA, founded JÄCKLE & ESS System GmbH, a takeover of the former JÄCKLE + ESS GmbH & Co. KG in Bad Waldsee and its affiliated companies. JÄCKLE & ESS System is an innovative company, with ambitious growth targets in the areas of manual and automated power source technology for welding and cutting. With this takeover, IBG will expand its product portfolio in the field of welding and cutting technology and its network of production and sales companies.
All products will continue to be sold under the well-known brand names JÄCKLE and ESS. Through the acquisition of all employees and production facilities at the Bad Waldsee site, the production, development, customer service and sales of high-performance power sources for professional welding applications in the fields of plasma, MIG/MAG, MMA and WIG will be secured and will be further expanded in the future in a customer-oriented manner.