ABI was founded in 1974 by Alfred Heichel in Babenhausen (DE), one year later the first foundation rig was introduced. In 2000 the company ABI grows after they have
overtaken the Delmag company, a manufacturer of drilling rigs and hammers. In 2003 the swedish company Banut was overtaken. The current products are
drilling- and pile rigs, mostly with a Sennebogen base machine.