1976 - 1990
1976... Change of generation – John Bjerrum Nielsen takes over the company.
1983... The first paint application robot is installed in the production department.
This marks the start of a comprehensive automation programme. Today, the company operates a total of 17 robots.
1989... The company celebrates its fortieth anniversary. At the same time, a large new paint application installation is brought online.
1990... Outsourcing is the key, and JBN A/S starts to change. Subcontractor assignments develop from piecemeal work into complete system solutions. This brings in new assignments such as consultancy in the product development phase and management of production, logistics and planning for customers.