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2017 and 2018

In the course of succession, the Barlian family, through its founders, combined its assets and holdings under the umbrella of the ARBAnova Family Foundation Würzburg.
The Barlian Management Consulting GmbH is a strong member of the ARBAnova Family Foundation Würzburg.

2002 – 2016

Consistent expansion of companies through organic growth and through acquisitions.

The BMC acquires Jansky group and Ebner electronics in the automotive sector.
The container area is technologically greatly expanded by expanding the facility site Olsztyn. Furthermore, the vessel's presence in Western Europe is intensified by the start of ARBA Behälterbau und Service GmbH in Roßleben.

In the automotive sector a new product line in the market of disposal is created.
The food area container becomes market leader. The development of new target groups such as Food, water, chemicals, pharmaceuticals is successful.
Components and equipment for solutions of our customers objects are created.
A sales-network Europe is developed. Consulting, engineering and services are installed in the composite ARBAprocessing!
In 2016 the growing technology and component group is passed to the Possehl-Stiftung, Lübeck to going concern.
In Ellwangen the company elke Technik GmbH is working successfully in the supplier market for OEM customers that require electrical components and assemblies. The focus is on technologies in plastics, elastomers and silicones.
The Würzburg region was the birthplace of the company BONA ratio GmbH,  BONA Wohnungsgesellschaft mbH (BONA wohn), GRAMA BLEND GmbH and Rieser Nuß GmbH & Co. KG. BONA: Here is invested in real estate and land, which are mainly mediated long term. GRAMA BLEND is manufacturer of components and assemblies for interior design in the niche of natural stone.
In the Barlian Management Consulting GmbH further investments or real property are affiliated. These are in development or in asset management.


During the first succession a required growth financing for the BARTEC group is found! A new company structure is formed. The founder Reinhold A. Barlian, an employee stock ownership and the Allianz Capital Partners lead the Bartec GmbH together into the future.
The Barlian family unites all further investments under the roof of the Barlian Management Consulting GmbH (BMC).

1976 – 2002

BARTEC expanded into the leading company in the safety technology sector in Europe with 6 production sites and more than 22 sales agencies worldwide.

The company developed from a manufacturer of safety components, into a supplier of safety systems and now is a partner offering comprehensive engineering and service in the European and international safety technology sector.

By purchasing products and companies, a strong and successful family business is built on the European Market.


Reinhold A. Barlian founded BARLIAN TECHNIK, company for components and systems in the safety technology sector. This is followed by further foundations in Germany and abroad.