Probat celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2018

Emmerich, Germany, January 2018: Probat, world market and technology leader for coffee roasting plants and machinery, celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2018. The jubilee will be accompanied by a number of international events taking place throughout the whole year. The Probat Coffee Symposium ‘Connecting Markets’ - held in September - is going to be the highlight of the anniversary festivities.

This year will be a very special one for the pioneer in the field of coffee processing technology. Germany-based Probat is celebrating its 150th anniversary and is dedicating all of 2018 to it. Various highlights for customers, employees and coffee enthusiasts all over the world are accompanying this extraordinary birthday throughout the year. A number of international trade show participations will eventually culminate in the anniversary’s highlight, the Probat Coffee Symposium ‘Connecting Markets’.

Probat 150 - Connecting Markets
The Probat Coffee Symposium ‘Connecting Markets’ certainly is going to be the most remarkable anniversary event, taking place at the company’s headquarters in Germany on September 19 - 20. On this occasion, leaders and executives of the international coffee industry will come together to share their knowledge with each other. Participants will also have plenty of opportunity for inspiring discussions and networking activities. The two-day event will stand out for its mindblowing key note speeches and innovative think-tanks accompanied by exciting breakout sessions. The Probat headquarters in Emmerich are going to be the key meeting place for the international coffee industry on September 19 - 20, 2018.

A personal note from Wim Abbing
Probat CEO Wim Abbing addresses the global coffee industry to join the celebrations of the company’s anniversary: „Probat stands for a great passion for coffee combined with a fascination with technology. Our products and services have been shaping the market for one and a half centuries and four generations. I warmly invite the coffee industry to be part of the Probat 150th anniversary festivities.“

The Probat anniversary’s microsite:
To keep all coffee enthusiasts informed about the Probat Coffee Symposium and the whole anniversary year in detail, the company has created a microsite. At any information regarding all events evolving around the jubilee can be found here, getting permanently updated. Also this web presence will be directly linked to various social media platforms where people can post Probat anniversary related information tagging them with #probat150.

Save the date: Coffee Symposium ‘Connecting Markets’ at the Probat company headquarters in Emmerich from September 19 - 20, 2018