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About Böllhoff

Key figures and competencies of the Böllhoff Group

We have been shaping the future with successful connections – since 1877.

The headquarters of the Böllhoff Group in Bielefeld

Böllhoff Group worldwide

Our key figures at a glance

  • 45 locations

    The Böllhoff Group has a total of 45 locations in 25 countries across four continents.

  • Over 10 million fasteners per day

    We manufacture over 10 million fasteners per day at a total of 13 production facilities.

  • Over 3,200 employees

    We employ around 1,400 people in Germany, around 1,100 in the rest of Europe, and around 350 in Asia and the Americas respectively.

  • 671 million euros in sales

    In 2021, we achieved sales of 516 million euros in Europe, 77 million euros in the Americas, and 78 million euros in Asia.

360° Joining technology

We create added value for our customers

Böllhoff is your partner for 360° joining technology with assembly and logistics solutions – worldwide. As a family-owned company we have been standing for long-term success through innovative capacity and local presence since 1877. We know the specific needs of our customers from all industries and support them in enabling successful connections.

Our philosophy: customer-oriented, industry-focused, worldwide. Depending on your requirements, we support you along your entire value chain  – from innovation to purchasing and quality management.

Our service concept: 360° joining technology

What does 360° joining technology mean for you?

  • As an innovation partner, we develop product ideas and implement them together with you. This is where our systematic innovation management shines.
  • We are your development partner, and our aim is to understand your needs as well as possible and to translate them into technical solutions.
  • As a logistics partner, we handle all aspects of the fastener supply chain for you – from dispatch to the assembly line.
  • With us as your purchasing partner, you can reduce your purchasing and storage costs for fasteners.
  • As an assembly partner, we not only supply the fasteners but also appropriate assembly systems – all from a single source.
  • As your quality partner, we continuously fine-tune our products and processes according to your needs. We rely here on our certified quality management.
  • As a service partner, we offer you technical training, maintenance and repairs worldwide – and if the worst comes to the worst, we are available 24/7 if you need our support.
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We stand ready to assist you with all questions regarding joining technology

Videos

How we work and what drives us

Find out what we do at Böllhoff every day and how we support our customers with 360° joining technology in these videos about our company.

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Böllhoff Group Annual Report 2021

2021 was a successful year for Böllhoff - despite the impact of the pandemic on supply chains worldwide. Close cooperation with customers from all industries led to exciting projects: Today, our products zoom along winding trails in e-bikes or fly towards the sky in aeroplane seats. Find out more about the milestones of 2021 in our annual report.

Böllhoff Group Sustainability Report 2020

Gain an overview of our sustainability activities in the Sustainability Report 2020. All measures are shaped by one goal: As a corporate group, we want to be climate-neutral by 2030.

Network

We form partnerships and networks within the industry

Only when people work together can we achieve great things. This is why we network regionally, nationally and internationally – always with the aim of shaping the future of joining technology.

  • Global Fastener Alliance

    The Global Fastener Alliance (GFA) was founded in 1998 as a global network of independent suppliers of engineered, high-quality fasteners. The GFA currently comprises eight member companies. Each are market and technology leaders in essential sectors of the joining technology industry. The aim of the alliance is to better support globally active customers in their respective markets.

    Go to the Global Fastener Alliance website
  • “It’s OWL”

    Increasing digitization is not only changing everyday life, but also industrial production and business models. The “it's OWL” top cluster (Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalen - Lippe) comprises around 200 companies, research institutions, universities and organizations that have come together to participate in shaping this change. Böllhoff has been with the “it's OWL” cluster since 2014. We consider it a flagship project with benefits that go beyond the boundaries of OWL. “It demonstrates the importance of innovation for the cluster” says Dr. Jens Bunte, member of the Böllhoff management team.

    Go to the “It’s OWL” website
  • Fachverband des Schrauben-Großhandels e.V. (FDS)

    The FDS is the platform and lobbying organisation for wholesalers of screws, nuts and other mechanical fasteners. Members are small and large companies, including the leading retail companies in the screw industry.

    Böllhoff is also active on the association's technical committee. This is where experts from the fields of quality and product management as well as application technology meet and work on the standardisation of fasteners. The committee gives recommendations for action and publishes the technical manual for practical application within the company.

    Go to the FDS website
  • Deutscher Schraubenverband e.V. (DSV)

    The Deutscher Schraubenverband e.V. (DSV) represents the interests of German screw, nut and rivet manufacturers. The association's work focuses on basic research, innovative development skills and consistent quality management along the value chain. The association also functions as a comprehensive internal and external contact point for support and advice.

    Go to the DSV website

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