05.03.2021 | In Focus
Does it have to be pink? What really matters to women when it comes to hand tools
Women were identified as a target group for hand tools at an early stage. Although it is great that advertisements now often show women carrying out large and small DIY projects, there is not enough in-depth knowledge about what women's needs are when it comes to hand tools. It’s time for a couple of facts!
03.02.2021 | In Focus
PB Swiss Tools surprises with exciting webinars and further trade show highlights at Hardware digital
Like other trade shows, Hardware Luzern was unable to be held live in exhibition halls this time around. However, the show organizers did manage to put together an appealing digital lineup for this important gathering of our industry. This allowed us to showcase our innovations and highlights to the hardware and tools sector effectively online in topical digital presentations and at well-attended webinars. As part of our innovation strategy, we will continue to make full use of digital avenues in communication and product development. Read on below to learn more about our main focuses in terms of digitalization, flexibility and precision.
13.11.2020 | Company News
Holistic approach optimizes processes
At the beginning of 2019, the Swiss tool and instrument manufacturer PB Swiss Tools entered into a partnership with Blaser Swisslube with some ambitious goals. Thanks to a holistic approach – under the motto “Liquid Tool” – and a change of metalworking fluid, the aim was to optimize processes, extend tool service lives and reduce production costs. A pilot phase was completed with flying colors and the lofty goals achieved. As a result, the partnership was extended to include other production processes.
22.10.2020 | In Focus
PB Swiss Tools first and foremost in the Hyperloop race
Covering a distance from Basel to Rome on the ground in less than an hour – this is the goal of the Hyperloop idea promoted by Elon Musk, on which companies and universities all over the world are working. Fascinated by this innovative vision, PB Swiss Tools is supporting the highly motivated Swiss team of ETH Zurich students by providing precision tools. Thanks to excellent technological and manual skills, the Swissloop Pod raced to second place in the last international Hyperloop Pod Competition. This year's team has now showcased the Pod 2020 with decisive optimizations at the Switzerland Innovation Park.
06.10.2020 | Company News
Dario Flükiger and Adrian Matthys win SwissSkills in the category for Automation Engineers
Our apprentice Dario Flükiger gave a masterly performance at the SwissSkills Championships 2020 and together with his team mate, Adrian Matthys, won the professional championship for automation engineers.
28.07.2020 | In the media
5 years twin-town agreement with Shenzhen
The Canton of Bern has had a twin-town agreement with the young business city of Shenzhen in the south of China for five years now. This features regular exchange with the authorities and with companies from this innovative metropolis.