4B Company History


1920's Factory Floor

1920's - View of the Press Shop


1943 Photo

1943 - T.F. Braime Pictured (Far Right)

1888 -
Foundation of Braime, manufacturer of seamless steel pressings
1909 -
Braime introduces the first seamless steel bucket
1971 -
Foundation of 4B Braime Elevator Components, to specifically serve the Elevator and Conveyor market
1984 -
Launch of 4B’s Electronic Components range
1984 -
Foundation of 4B’ first international subsidiary: 4B Elevator Components - U.S.A.
1991 -
4B acquires the French elevator company SETEM, which becomes known as 4B SETEM
2001 -
4B opens a subsidiary in Argentina to serve the South American market: 4B Sudamerica
2003 -
4B opens regional office in Thailand: 4B Asia Pacific
2005 -
4B moves into Germany with 4B Deutschland
2008 -
4B opens regional office in South Africa
2008 -
4B celebrates 120 years in business!
2011 -
4B opens regional office in Australia