HBM (Halle/Saale) and NOBAS (Nordhausen) amalgamated to form NOBAS. In 1993 it was sold to GP Günther Papenburg AG and operated from 1994 as HBM-NOBAS Limited. Since 2016 the company is once again doing business under the name GP Papenburg Construction Limited.
Their well know graders are sold worldwide as HBM-NOBAS BG.
- With four-wheel drive (4×4): BG 70 A-4, BG 110-M
- With six-wheel drive (6×6): BG 110 TA-4, BG 130 TA-4, BG 160 TA-4, BG 190 TA-4, BG 240 TA-4
- With tandem drive (6×4): BG 110 T-4, BG 130 T-4, BG 160 T-4, BG 190 T-4, BG 240 T-4, BG 160 TA-4
The same equipment is on offer from Terex as Terex grader.
In the early 90’s the NOBAS grader were successfully sold by BOMAG Limited in Boppard complementing their roller compactors. The models also have the BG designation with BOMAG as addition.