100 Years of Tradition

With the unbeatable experience and ultimate know-how of a market leader, CIBAS has been contributing to the development and distribution of permanent magnets and magnetic devices  for a century, from the earliest handmade devices to the latest certified manufacturing processes.

Our History Timeline
Introduction of radially oriented injected anisotropic NdFeB
SmCo production capacity doubled
Direct turnover exceeds 20M€
Establishment of Cibas new proprietary production plant in PRC, Cibas China - CS Magnets
Setup of finely tuned orientation angle process. High-end hybrid materials into massproduction
New frontiers in plastic bonded and injected magnets are achieved
In-house design and manufacture of innovative 3D mapping machine
SQE organization starting operations in P.R.C. and Taiwan. Introduction of Radial sintered NdFeB magnets for electric motor applications
Establishment of the AATF division (Automotive Applications Task Force)
Achieved ISO 9001:2000 Certificate (N° IT 37616)
Establishment of new R&D and technical department
CIBAS moved into its own new buildings of Via Bisceglie 91/7-Milano (600m2 offices and laboratory areas, 1800m2 warehouse area)
Partnerships and commercial agreements are engaged with two selected ISO/TS 16949:2002 leading manufacturers
Establishment of QC Department with semi-automatic recording system
Start-up of the first cutting, finishing and magnetizing operations facility
Foundation of CIBAS S.r.l., new offices and workshop with headquarters in Milan
Introduction of
Rare-Earth magnets
Introduction of
Hard-Ferrite magnets
From C.I.B.A.S. to CIBAS Lombardi&Co. Activity focuses on permanent magnets and magnetic devices
Introduction of the first AlNiCo magnets and innovative steel cutting machines
From A.L. to C.I.B.A.S.
(Compagnia Italo Britannica
Acciai Speciali)
Foundation of A. L., special steels trading