JBF Group

an owner-managed company with over 40 years of experience.

JBF is a family-owned business located in Southern Germany with over 40 years of history. 60 employees develop and manufacture at two sites with together 11.000 m² production and storage area shredders, textile machines, winding machines, packaging machines and presses, which are sold via dealers and general agents world-wide.

A very high level of vertical integration with high precision turning lathes, milling machines, machining centers, grinding and honing machines, sheet steel cutting and bending equipment, paint shop and control panel construction provide for fast reactions in production and development of series and custom-built machines.

A considerable stock of raw materials, mechanical and electrical components and geared drives enables a flexible production of made-to-order machines and fast supply of spare parts, independent from availability on the market.

Development projects with DITF (Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung) and leading pharmaceutical companies are a proof of expertise and ensure to maintain cutting edge technology.


April 1st 1973 Foundation of the company by Hans-Georg Joosten, Roland Buzengeiger, Kurt Farger. Operation out of a bus garage in Hohentengen-Ölkofen.

May 1st 1996 Purchasing of Croon & Lucke Textilmaschinen GmbH, continuation of the company and the machine program under the name C+L Textilmaschinen GmbH with a preservation of over 20 jobs.

2018 Construction of the new hall