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August 28, 2014 - World Premiere SmartLabel at InnoTrans
Bossard SmartLabel

Bossard presents the World Premiere SmartLabel at InnoTrans 2014 - 23 to 26 September - Fair Berlin - Hall 8.2, Booth 220

August 26, 2014 - Semi-Annual Report 2014

Semi-Annual Report 2014

July 28, 2014 - InnoTrans 2014

InnoTrans 2014 – 23 to 26 September – Fair Berlin – Hall 8.2, Booth 220

Bossard Group presents its "Light & Lean" portfolio for lightweight construction and a world novelty in the field of logistics systems

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
Danfoss Supplier's performance Gold award 2013

Bossard received the Supplier's performance GOLD award 2013 from Danfoss

April 24, 2014 - Supplier Award from Grundfos
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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
Leroy Somer 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
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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
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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.

News 2012

December 03, 2012 - Acquisition of KVT Fastening
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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
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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.

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