History

Company history

1946

Lothar Cremer obtains a business license in Munich to operate a consulting engineering office for acoustics technology.

1954

Lothar Cremer is appointed director of the university Institute of Technical Acoustics in Berlin, and his student Helmut A. Müller takes over the operation of the “Schalltechnische Laboratorium Prof. Dr. Cremer”.

1958

Helmut A. Müller continues the operation of the Munich office under his own name. New areas of activity – industrial noise abatement, noise control in urban structures, and noise control in ship structures – are added to the original major areas of specialisation, which were building and room acoustics.

1962

Müller-BBN GmbH is founded with five partners, including Bolt Beranek Newman Inc.

1972

"Bolt Beranek Newman Inc." sells its interest in the company. The company name is changed to "Müller-BBM GmbH".

The company acquires shares in "M+P raadgevende ingenieurs bv" in the Netherlands.

1976

The company has 54 employees and moves into a new office building in Planegg, near Munich.

1983

The company has 74 employees. The fields of air quality control and thermal physics of buildings are built up.

1989

Completion of the office buildung section 4 in Planegg.

1990

Dresden office opened.

1991

Müller-BBM at times produces and markets some of the results and inventions that have come out of our consulting activities.

BBM Technik GmbH was founded and in 2005 was merged with the BBM GERB Akustik GmbH to form “BBM Akustik Technologie GmbH”.

1992

The company has 135 employees. The Berlin branch is opened.

1994

Offices are opened in Langebrück, near Dresden.

1997

“Müller-BBM VibroAkustikSysteme GmbH” is founded in order to handle the large growth in the area of measurement software.

1999

Completion of the office buildung section 5 in Planegg.

2000

Gelsenkirchen branch office opened.

2002

Müller-BBM acquires a majority holding (increased to 100% in 2004) in the “Orga Lab GmbH” in Zirndorf near Fürth, in order to round out the service offerings in the environmental analysis area.

2005

Hamburg and Cologne branch office opened.

Founding of the “Müller-BBM International GmbH”.

2006

Office relocation from Cologne to Kerpen.

Branch offices opened in Frankfurt and Reutlingen.

2008

Founding of the Müller-BBM Projektmanagement GmbH with offices in Planegg/Munich.

Nuremberg branch office opened.

2009

Weimar branch office opened.

Founding of the Müller-BBM Austria GmbH with office in Bad Ischl, Austria.

New branch office in Karlsruhe.

Completion of the office buildung section 6 in Planegg.

2010

Acquisition of a majority interest in “mas münster analytical solutions GmbH”, a dioxin analysis laboratory in Münster.

Acquisition of consulting engineering company “BFB Büro für Baudynamik GmbH” in Stuttgart.

Formation of consulting engineering company “Müller-BBM Schweiz AG” in Basel.

2011

Merger of Orga Lab GmbH with Müller-BBM GmbH.

A new laboratory for environmental analytics is opened at Planegg.

Merger of "BFB Büro für Baudynamik GmbH" in Stuttgart with Müller-BBM GmbH. The new Branch Office is called "Niederlassung BFB Stuttgart".

Participation in the company Inplus GmbH at Germering. Inplus develops complex software solutions in the fields of environment and plant safety.

Entry of OOO Müller-BBM International GmbH, Moscow, in the Russian register of companies.

2012

Acquisition of a majority interest in Hytra-BBM AG, Basel, (Switzerland).) by Müller-BBM Schweiz AG.

Acquisition of a majority interest of Müller-BBM Austria GmbH in Tomberger-BBM GmbH, Graz, (Austria).

Acquisition of SDI-Gesellschaft für Medientechnologie GmbH, Planegg.

50 year anniversary of Müller-BBM under the slogan  „Experience – Competence – Innovation". 

2013

Merger of Hytra-BBM with Müller-BBM Schweiz AG.

Merger of SDI-Gesellschaft für Medientechnologie GmbH with Müller-BBM GmbH.

2014

Acquisition of the company Isconlab Gesellschaft für Umweltanalytik mbH in Heidelberg, the leading specialist laboratory for analytics of nitrosamines, integration of the laboratory into the company site at Planegg.

2015

Merger of Isconlab Gesellschaft für Umweltanalytik mbH with Müller-BBM GmbH.

Founding of Müller-BBM Acoustic Solutions GmbH as premium manufacturer for an electronic room enhancement system for assisted reverberation (Vivace).

Relocation of the Berlin Branch Office to Müller-BBM's new building.

On 2015-09-15 our company founder Prof. Helmut A. Müller died at the age of 85.

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