July 11, 2014 - Results First Half of 2014
Record Sales and Profits
In the first half of 2014, Bossard set new records for sales and profits. Profitability improved further in spite of higher tax expenditures. The Group benefited from accelerating demand, especially in Europe and Asia
June 23, 2014 - New Calculator online
The Fastener Expert Tools have been expanded
June 18, 2014 - Danfoss Gold Award 2013
Bossard received the Supplier's performance GOLD award 2013 from Danfoss
April 25, 2014 - Innotrans, September 23-26
April 24, 2014 - Supplier Award from Grundfos
Grundfos has chosen Bossard as Best Performance Supplier 2013
April 07, 2014 - Annual General Meeting Bossard Holding AG
The annual general meeting of Bossard Holding AG approved an adjustment of the capital structure. Accordingly, the shares will be split in a 1:2 ratio. At the same time, the listed bearer shares will be converted to registered shares. Chaired by Dr. Thomas Schmuckli, Chairman of the Board of Directors, the shareholders’ meeting also accepted by a large majority all the other proposals.
April 07, 2014 - New record high
The Bossard Group set once more a new sales record in the first quarter of 2014. The growth trend that began in the second half of 2013 continued into the new year. The Group benefited in Europe and Asia from a clear increase in demand. It should be noted, however, that the growth in the first quarter rests also on additional business volume from existing and new customers. For CEO David Dean, the first quarter is “an ideal start to the current financial year.”
March 26, 2014 - Bossard expands in Malaysia
The Bossard Group is continuing to expand its presence in South East Asia. Malaysia forms a focal point of investment activity in this region of the world: Bossard has built a new distribution and administrative center, officially opened last week, in this emerging industrial nation.
March 12, 2014 - Three-Year Contract with Tesla
The Bossard Group is strengthening its collaboration with the American electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla. Tesla awarded Bossard with a three-year contract with a total volume of around USD 140 million to provide production fasteners, engineering and logistical services. The importance of this co-operation has prompted Bossard to open a new distribution center near the Tesla factory in Fremont (California).
March 06, 2014 - Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Bossard Holding AG
March 06, 2014 - Results for 2013
Record sales and record profits
March 04, 2014 - Urs Fankhauser passed away
Urs Fankhauser, Member of the Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG, died on February 27, 2014 after a serious illness.
February 19, 2014 - Bossard invests in bigHead®
The Bossard group strategically expands its market position with innovative fastening technologies by taking a 19 percent stake in the British company bigHead®. bigHead® is a market leader in the provision of fastening solutions for lightweight composite materials. Outside of Great Brit-ain, Bossard is bigHead®’s global distribution partner. Both sides have agreed not to disclose the price of this equity stake.
January 14, 2014 - Expanded relationships with PennEngineering
The Bossard Group takes a further step towards the consolidation of its market position in Europe: The basis for this is the longtime collaboration with the US company PennEngineering (PEM) which is now being extended to the markets of Italy, Sweden and Denmark.
January 14, 2014 - Sales in Q4 and in 2013 overall
Sales reach a new high
The Bossard Group set a new sales record in fiscal year 2013.
Business was especially good in Europe, where we were able to decisively consolidate our market position thanks to the acquisition of KVT-Fastening. But Bossard also made substantial inroads in Asia. We have been experiencing accelerated demand in this region since Q2 of last year.
November 22, 2013 - Supplier quality award
Thanks to high-quality products and excellent services, Bossard China was awarded as a supplier with excellent quality control and performance in 2013.
October 31, 2013 - Share Split
Annual general meeting of shareholders 2014: Bossard requests exchange of bearer shares for registered shares, as well as a share split with a ratio of 1:2
October 15, 2013 - Sales for Q3 2013
Significantly higher sales in the third quarter
The Bossard Group reported sales of CHF 152.5 million for the third quarter of 2013. This represents a year-on-year increase of 28.4 percent. Sales increased in local currency by 30.0 percent.
August 27, 2013 - Semi Annual Report 2013
Results and dates to note
August 13, 2013 - New building in South Korea
The new headquarters and distribution center in Cheonan City near Seoul, South Korea, was completed in just eight months.
July 29, 2013 - Up to 60 % cost reduction thanks to SmartBin
Up to 60 % cost reduction thanks to SmartBin
July 12, 2013 - Results first six months 2013
Marked increase in turnover and profit
The Bossard Group achieved a turnover of CHF 311.5 million in the first six months of the 2013 business year (2012: CHF 251.4 million). This represents an increase of 23.9 percent in Swiss francs. This amounts to a growth in turnover of 22.7 percent based on local currencies.
July 03, 2013 - New success stories
New logistics success stories launched.
June 26, 2013 - Successful trade seminars in Zug
At the trade seminars held from 4-7 June in Zug, Bossard customers were able to refresh their knowledge, experience the latest innovations in fastening technology and maintain contacts. With a total of 125 participants from all parts of the country this year's edition of the seminar was also a success.
June 20, 2013 - Award for CEO David Dean
Bossard CEO David Dean has received the Gold Pin from Obermatt, an international financial research firm. The head of the Zug-based compa-ny, which specializes in fastener technology, earned the honor for the company’s top-ranking investment performance over the last three years.
May 31, 2013 - John Deere – Achieving Excellence Banquet
Cedar Falls, IA, USA – Bossard North America, Inc. has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2012 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.
December 03, 2012 - Acquisition of KVT Fastening
On November 30, 2012 the Bossard Group completed the acquisition of the KVT Fastening division, first announced on October 25, 2012. The Fastening division was previously part of the KVT Koenig Group.
October 26, 2012 - Change in Board of Directors
Changes in the Board of Directors of Bossard Holding AG / proposal to elect
a new director
October 25, 2012 - Bossard Group takes over KVT Fastening
The Bossard Group acquires the fastening division of KVTKoenig Group with a closing expected by mid-November 2012. KVT Fastening – a renowned specialist for high-quality, special fastening and sealing applications with market focus in German-speaking countries – employs around 230 employees in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Central Eastern Europe and has a turnover of approximately CHF 120 million.