Gibo history

Gibo Plast A/S consist of various companies, which have been merged and acquired over several years; among them Gibo, Jobkon, DKI Form, Solvang Plastindustri, Tinby Thermoplast and Jydsk Vacuumplast.

Our activities in plastic production can be traced back to 1962, which means that we have more than 50 years’ experience with plastics.

Some important events:

 

1986

Gibo Plast A/S is established in Skjern by Mr. Anders Andersen. The basic idea was to produce plastic toys for girls and boys.”Gi” = girls and “bo” = boys. Hence the name Gibo.

1999 

Gibo Plast A/S is acquired by SP Group A/S and become part of a large group with a portfolio of plastic activities.

2008 

DKI Form in Spentrup is acquired and merged with Gibo Plast A/S. In 2009, the production is physically moved to the facility in Skjern, and the Spentrup site closes. The facility in Skjern now has approx. 110 employees on 12,000 m². This is the birth of one of the leading companies in vacuum forming in the Nordic countries. 


2012  

Gibo Sp. Zoo in Poland established in a newly constructed factory of 6,500 m². From 2013, half of Gibo’s total future production will take place in Poland.

2012  Gibo invests in new production equipment which can vacuum form items of up to 4.2 x 2.5 x 0.7 m and in a fully automated, robotics production line.

 

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