News and Press Releases - 2015
October 06, 2015
Lean supply for higher productivity
Bossard's customer logistics solutions stand for successful and reliable management of B- and C-parts and reduce your total costs of ownership. The full and varied range of services and systems provide high levels of performance while ensuring complete peace of mind, tailored to your exact needs.
October 02, 2015
New logistics hub Illerrieden
The Bossard Group expands warehouse capacities at their German location in Illerrieden. There, the company invests 14 million Euro into building a modern warehouse. The new warehouse will have an area of 6,100 square meters (65,700 sq. ft.). This results in a four-fold increase in capacity, and shorter delivery routes.
August 24, 2015
bigHead® invests in the future
For more than 40 years, bigHead® Bonding Fasteners Ltd offers simple and secure fastening solutions to designers and manufacturers using composite materials. From incremental design changes to more radical “light-weighting”, bigHead design solutions are well established. Companies in the field of automotive, marine, construction, petro-chemical and wind-power industries rely on it. Since March 2014, bigHead is part of the Bossard Group.
June 23, 2015
Supplier Award from Komptech
The composting, screening and shredding machines for household and commercial waste made by the Austrian company Komptech GmbH are in use in more than 50 countries worldwide. Of a total of 135 suppliers, Bossard was recently recognized as Komptech’s 2014 Supplier of the Year.
April 21, 2015
Frank Hilgers will join the Group Management
The Bossard Group is expanding its Executive Committee: Frank Hilgers will be joining the ranks of the Group's Executive Committee with effect as of May 1, 2015. As part of the expansion of the business activities, Frank Hilgers will take over the group-wide responsibility of category management for brand products and engineered fastening solutions.
February 23, 2015
Acquisition of Fastening Solutions Division<br>of Forind Avio Elettronica S.p.a. completed
The Bossard Group has completed the acquisition of the fastening solutions division of Forind Avio Elettronica S.p.a., announced on January 12, 2015. The acquisition, which will be fully implemented with effect as of February 23, consolidates Bossard's position in the Italian market. The acquired division generates an annual turnover of approximately CHF 5 million and employs 10 people. The parties have agreed to keep the acquisition price confidential.
January 26, 2015
Acquisition Torp Fasteners completed
The Bossard Group has completed the acquisition of Torp Fasteners announced on December 18, 2014. With the acquisition of the Norwegian provider Bossard significantly strengthens its position in Scandinavia. Bossard has acquired a 60 percent share, while 40 percent will remain with the previous owners and with the management. The parties have agreed to keep the acquisition price confidential.