• 50 years of cooperation with STIHL.
  • New Corporate Design, brand design and new webpage.
  • Further development of the team and possibilities in interface design
  • New interior design of the corporate building 
  • Data protection audit
  • Further development of the core competences, specifically in the area of interface design, engineeringand serial production.
  • Acquisition of many new employees in all specialisations: For design office,construction office, as well as for small-batch production and prototype construction
  • Many changes to the company building.
  • Expansion of the welding workshop
  • Re-certification ISO 9001
  • Gabriele Busse-Kilger and Felix Timm take over the management.
  • Optimisation of processes and development of the standards as well as further training   measures and knowledge transfer in all specialisations product design, interfacedesign, engineering & prototype construction.
  • Rido Busse receives the Federal Cross of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) for his life's work and his success in product development and industrial design and as the founder of one of the first    German design offices.
  • 50th corporate anniversary with many guests and well-wishers.
2007 / 2008  
  • Merger of the original Busse design ulm GmbH and the new internationalBUSSE Design+Engineering GmbH into the new complete BUSSE Design+Engineering  GmbH. 
  • Creation of a corporate structure with streamlined, transparent processes, little overhead and an integrative management. This permits best support of our dailywork as design office and construction office and as a supplier for small batches and prototypes for successful product development.
  • Founding of the international sales and marketing company BUSSE Design+Engineering GmbH.
  • Initiation of the generation change and successful expansion of the business activities of the design office and construction office in addition to the previous prototype construction also in the area of small batch production.
  • Focus of the many service areas that have been added in the course of the years on theoriginal core competence: product and industrial design, construction and prototype construction.
  • Outsourcing of the previously internal departments of electronics development and software developments to strategic partners.
  • Conversion of the previous graphics and web design department according to the new focus on interface design, brand design and product graphics.
  • First ISO-certification for the processes in the area of industrial design, construction and prototype construction.
  • Death of managing director Annegret Busse-Schröder in an accident.
  • Slow withdrawal of Prof. Rido Busse from the operative business of product development. Rido Busse remains active in the fight against product piracy with his campaign Plagiarius.
  • Further development of the corporate building and development capacities in Exchange with a    glass attachment in the area of the design studio to the current 2,000 m2 area as design office and construction office for product development
  • Initiation and initial assignment of the BUSSE Longlife Design Award for sustainable    product developments.
  • Procurement of the dedicated corporate building with 650 m2 for design office, construction office and production area in Exchange. Lots of space for the product designers, constructors and model constructors.
  • Initiation of the campaign Plagiarius by Rido Busse after he discovered a product and product design developed by him as a pirated copy from an Asian manufacturer at the Frankfurt Spring Trade Fair. 
  • Rido Busse, graduate of the legendary university for design (Hochschule für Gestaltung; hfg) in Ulm, founded  Busse design ulm gmbh as one of the first interdisciplinary design offices and construction offices for holistic product development in Germany: Industry design, construction and prototype construction under a single roof!

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