History

Our Story of Success

1977

Foundation of CSB-System GmbH by Dr. Peter Schimitzek

1980-1989

1981
Development of the first specialized turnkey IT solution for the food industry

1986
Foundation of the first domestic CSB subsidiary

1989/90
German reunification and the following market expansion lead to tremendous growth: 85% of the meat processing companies in Eastern Germany install CSB-System hardware and software.

1990-1999

1990/91
The increasing success necessitates a move to new premises in the industrial area of Niederheid in Geilenkirchen.

1992
Groundbreaking new development for connecting telephone systems – the CSB-Phonemaster®

Official approval of the world first CSB-Ultra-Meater in 1992 and successful implementation in various meat companies. The calibratable distance measuring device for grading pig carcasses is the main topic at IFFA.

1995
DIN EN ISO 9001 certification of the entire company. Therewith, the software developer sets new standards on a European level for only very few IT companies have been awarded such a certificate.

1996
CSB-System AG takes over business operations

1999
CSB-System AG receives the German VDI award, VDI-Förderpreis für Logistik, for its innovative logistics solution.

2000-today

2000
CSB-System AG receives the Milestones award by the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia for its integrated CRM solution Communication Ware. The powerful Communication Ware solution allows for full integration of all communication media in the industry-specific software CSB-System.

CSB-System AG receives the European FoodTec Award for its paperless order processing, picking and delivery solution.

2003
Presentation of the new Multi-Functional CSB-Rack®: picking, weighing and price labelling are combined in a single work step

2004
New version 4.x for the food, chemical, pharmaceutical and retail industry

2005
Development and presentation of the new Workflow and Document Management System

2006
Business Process Management and M-ERP® for mobile utilization in field service

2007
CSB Group of Companies celebrates its 30th anniversary

2008
EU approval of the CSB-Image-Meater® for grading and market value determination of pig carcasses (Austria, France)

2009
Commissioning of the ultra-modern CSB Data Centre

2012
CSB-System AG receives ETHICS IN BUSINESS® quality certificate

2013
Extension of board of directors: as of 01 January 2013, Sarah Vanessa Kröner, née Schimitzek, has been appointed as member of the board of directors of the CSB-System AG.

Today
Today, the CSB Group of Companies is one of the leading ERP vendors worldwide with more than 450 employees in over 40 countries.

The continuous growth of the company shows that the industry focus as well as the diversity of our innovative solutions are in line with market developments and fully meet our customers' requirements. This also ensures the future growth of the company.