2021 | New Managing Director Dipl.-Ing. Dirk Wachsmuth


After almost 30 years, Peter vom Baur is handing over the management to Dipl.-Ing. Dirk Wachsmuth, who will be managing vombaur GmbH & Co KG together with Christoph Schliefer and Andreas Kielholz (from left to right) in the future. As a subsidiary of the Textation Group, vombaur's structure as a family-run company will be maintained by the Kielholz family.


New colours, new shapes, a shorter name: vombaur. We are creating a corporate image that is as powerful, dynamic and uncomplicated as we are.

JUMBO-Textil and vombaur Textation Group


Under the roof of the newly founded holding company, the Textation Group, we and the elastics specialist JUMBO-Textil are combining our expertise in technical narrow textiles. But we are remaining independent as companies and brands.


Peter vom Baur becomes managing director of J. H. vom Baur Sohn GmbH & Co. KG. Narrow textiles made of high-performance fibres and tailor-made individual solutions for industrial customers become the core brand of the company.


Technical textiles for industrial become increasingly important. Hatband sales drop. The new Managing Director, Viktor vom Baur, extends the machine farm in Ronsdorf adding modern needle looms.


The factory building – completely destroyed in a bombing raid in 1943 – has been rebuilt. Johann Heinrich vom Baur Sohn exports its creative silk and decorative ribbon collections all over the world.


Hinnerk vom Baur establishes a site of Johann Heinrich vom Baur Sohn in St. Albans, England.

vombaur 1879


Carl Peter Fritz vom Baur expands the product range: in addition to hat bands for men and women, saw-edge, taffet, satin, Lumineux and Liberty ribbons are woven.


Carl Ferdinand vom Baur and his company win the Grand Medal at the World Exhibition in Paris.

Carl Ferdinand vom Baur takes over the business 1854


Carl Ferdinand vom Baur takes over the business: he becomes the director of Johann Heinrich vom Baur Sohn. In the newly established factory build silk ribbons and hatbands are manufactured for customers all over Europe and overseas.

Johann Heinrich vom Baur founds his ribbon manufacturing business


Johann Heinrich vom Baur founds his ribbon manufacturing business. The ribbons are initially made by ribbon weavers as a cottage industry.


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