Adolphe WEBER founded the WEBER company
Civil Engineer and chemistry passionate, Adolphe WEBER founded the WEBER company in the heart of the French-German coalfields. The Turtle as company Philosophy and Logo : Protection and Safety, Slowly but Surely, Pacific and Long Life.
First patent. Innovation is the keyword. Thanks to a strong R&D program, WEBER developed a full range of grouts and non-flammable foams for underground applications.
World leader and reference in producing fire-resistant foams
With its patented MARIFLEX Foam, WEBER became the world leader and reference in producing fire-resistant foams with fast and high expansion ability without compromising strength.
World Premiere. A mine fire successfully isolated from the surface at the French Marienau coal mine by the injection of MARIFLEX Foam. WEBER created a department for fighting mine fires.
Frank WEBER took over the management of the WEBER Group
Frank WEBER succeeded his father and took over the management of the WEBER Group with the aim of introducing WEBER’s ground control technologies in other mining countries.
A new generation of grouts and foams was launched
A new generation of grouts (FENOFLEX) and foams (ROCSIL FOAM) was launched. Improved safety during and after implementation.
New Group CEO Michel GOTHIER
Appointment of the new Group CEO Michel GOTHIER to manage and develop the international business.
New Group CEO Frank WEBER
Following the retirement of Michel GOTHIER, Frank WEBER is taking over the international development with the support of WEBER MINING’s experienced Team and dedicated Distributors.
Today Weber remains a global family-owned company focusing on providing the underground mining industries with innovative and high quality products together with dedicated services with one commitment: reaching the total customer satisfaction.