In order to combine the know-how of both the supplier industry and machine and plant manufacturers, a group of independent companies have initiated the "Nexel network of excellent suppliers". The main feature of this network is the open exchange of information.
The Munich-based investment company Fidelium Partners acquired the Wolfensberger AG foundry based in Bauma, as of December 31, 2017. Management under the leadership of Markus Schmidhauser and all employees remain with the company. In addition, the buyer has agreed by contract to continue operations at the Bauma site.