1949: M. Henri Thibaut, M. Bernard Thibaut father own a garage and a maintenance shop.
1954: M. Henri Thibaut passes away.
1959: Mr Bernard Thibaut takes over the general mechanical activity adjoining the family garage. Keen for Mechanics, he develops his first machine for polishing slabs: the GB 10, first big success as more than 700 units have been sold.
1964: Launching of the first flat polisher the GB 500.
1966: Construction of a workshop of 600 m². 36 workers and first sales abroad.
1973: Construction of a fabrication workshop of 1100 m² for the machine tools and offices for the R & D. 75 workers.
1983: The Co. continues to grow and invests in a plant of 2 500 m² for assembling and for headquarters. 107 workers.
1984: Thibaut launches the GB110 (multifunction manual machine). Over 800 of this machine have been sold today in 40 countries.
1990: Thibaut produces his first granite polishing line slabs which is at this time a revolution in terms of productions.
1992: Construction of a plant of 2000m² to rationalize the fabrication on one site.
The kitchen tops market becomes important for Thibaut and for this reason, develops his first multi-purpose machine specialized towards this market – the T50.
1994: Thibaut invests in a computerized production flow.
1996: Thibaut invests in a performing CAD system for the R&D department.
1998: The founders of Thibaut, Mr et Mrs Bernard Thibaut retired, after 40 years of investment in the Co. 4000 machines sold in the five continents and after having made a brand name recognised worldwide for his quality.
1999: Calas Production is created in Castres for the production of bridge saw. The TC08, the first bridge saw is launched. Since then more than 400 machines have been installed.
2000 : Creation of a new After-sales Service in Ille et Vilaine called T.S.B. (Thibaut Structure Bretagne).
2002: Thibaut builds 865m² of new offices to answer the development of the demand. On this occasion, Thibaut reorganizes the offices in 3 mains department: Sales, Technique, Administration.
2003: Thibaut launches 5 new products: the CNC centre T818, the manual multifunction machine T108A, the edges polisher T58, the bridge saw TC04N & the wire saw for profiling TSC400.
2004: Construction of a centre of 600 m².for trials to support our R&D and for training customers or employees.
2005: Mr Bernard Thibaut passes away on May, 3rd 2005.
2007: THIBAUT reaches a turnover of 22 million €. 3 new CNC machines are introduced: TC750, T812, T858.
Introduction of T’Cad, T’Cam software. Installation of a new robotized spare parts magazine.
2009: 50 years of Thibaut
The Workshop of the « North Zone » becomes CMI – Industrial Mechanical Construction.
2010: Installation of new global management software in order to improve our process.
Launching of the T558, 4 axis machine for the architectural precast concrete industry.
2011: Thibaut confirms its expertise in the manufacture of machines for large-scale kitchen top production, developing and delivering a factory with the full process from cutting slabs to shipping the final product. Several notable internal actions on sustainable development: staff awareness, energy-saving, eco-design, painting station.
CMI, passed the ISO 9001 certification.
2012/ 2013: Launching of THIBAUT’s first machine robot TRANSFORMER and new 5 axis CNC machining centre T858V2 with PATENTED spindle pneumatical pressure.
Creation of new logo THIBAUT.
2014: Merging of THIBAUT and the historical business partner CALAS
Launching of profiling and polishing centre T658.
2015: Launching of Octopod, the first smart hoseless and wireless pod in the world.
2016: Launching of a waterjet cutting machines range.
2017: Launching of the machining centre “T818 TOPS” with its 2 tables for pendular work.
2018: Launching of the multifunction machine “T952” from the new All-In-One range: sawing + machining + polishing.
2019: New TC625 5-axis sawing centre and new T812 V5 machining centre
Thibaut Shaping Future Innovation
We are constantly evolving and looking at future innovations. In just 10 years, we were able to design and develop a FULL range of CNC sawing and machining centres. We work in collaboration with our customers and listen to their needs. It is for this reason, we are able to innovate according to the industry’s demands and are always working on exciting new development projects. After almost 60 years of manufacturing our very first machine, we have now sold over 7,000 machines worldwide. An impressive achievement and one in which we would like to thank our customers. Without you, we would not be where we are today.
Here at Thibaut, we launch no less than two to four new products every year.
We are able, therefore, to constantly remain innovative and be finely tuned to our customer’s needs
Our expertise is backed up with more than half a century’s worth of experience.
We have three departments dedicated to research and design technology and form the heart of product innovation.
We consistently invest in our Research And Development Department and is just one of the reasons why we are able to remain world leader’s in our industry.
We attentively listen to our customer’s objectives which enable us to respond and adapt quickly to their needs.
THIBAUT owns its production plants and has 25 employees who are dedicated to the manufacturing, welding and assembly of the mechanical parts for all our machines.
We have two production plants – one in the West of France and one in the South.
All our machines undergo strict quality controls – both electronically and mechanically before shipment.
Our Core Values: Innovation. Quality. Customer Service
With over 7,000 machines exported all over the world, THIBAUT is an industry leader when it comes to professionalism and quality which comes from years of experience.
Our strength, at THIBAUT, is our ability to offer our customer a wide range of 35 different machines. These include machining centres, multipurpose centres, sawing, milling, polishing, bush hammering, polishers and diamond wires to name but a few. These are all designed to shape all manner of materials.
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