Von Bach Industries

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Von Bach Industries, often abbreviated to VBI, is a technology and weapons manufacturer.





VBI is selective with whom they sell their most advanced technologies. ("Pursuit:VBI Asset") VBI is known to make a number of technologies including:


Von Bach Industries has been around since 2000. They developed satellites, one of which helped identify the approaching Votan Arks. VBI helped with the Bioman project in the early 2000's. After the Pale Wars began VBI developed weapons to use against the Volge. After the war the company began working on hybrid weaponry and bionetic technology, creating their own version of the Environmental Guardian Online. ("VBI Introduction") After the war they began recruiting the brightest engineers from the Earth Military Coalition and the Votanis Collective. ("Fun Facts: Season 3, Episode 6") In 2046 the company worked on an expedition to the Bay Area with the Earth Republic to gather arktech. ("VBI Recruitment") When Karl Von Bach went missing, Azumi Yoshida became acting CEO. ("Main Mission:Gunslinger Trials: Heir Apparent")

Yoshida refused to sell EGO technology to Terrestrian Party members in the Earth Republic, not wanting to help create an army of super-powered zealots. ("Intel:Fair Trade") Von Bach reappeared and started offering EGO devices to people. ("Main Mission:Alter Ego: Proof of Life") Niles Pottinger obtained a piece of VBI equipment. ("Beasts Of Burden") After New York City was destroyed, Von Bach announced that VBi was relocating to Silicon Valley. ("Vonbachindustries.com")