We want to be the best and most successful fastener house in the world.
We see ourselves as an international logistics-oriented group for fastening technology with three strong marketing centers located in Europe, the United States and Asia/Pacific. These centers have access to worldwide procurement and engineering expertise.
In markets where there are no Bossard companies we form alliances. We complement their expertise with our products and services. This makes it possible to supply our multinational industrial customers wherever they are operating.
Development of the Bossard Group
Found in 1831 Switch from silk trading to trading in hardware
1831 - 1951 Local, regional specialist dealer
1951 - 1961 Transition from regional to national specialist dealer
1961 - 1971 Major growth in business volume.
1971 - 1981 Internationalization
New services in technical wholesaling and engineering
1981 - 1991 Quality growth, new technologies
1987 Listing of Bossard Group AG on the Swiss Stock Exchange
• In 1999, an international company with headquarters in Zug, Switzerland
• Specialist in industrial assembly technology
• 1300 employees
• Sales of over USD 355 million (start of 2001)
Value Added – The Yardstick of our Activities
In our fastening technology activities, our main service to our customers is using our knowledge of the global procurement market and our engineering, logistics and communication know-how to turn anonymous mass-produced elements into customer-specific products.
Our core areas of expertise
We are at home in the market for fastening elements worldwide and know where and how to procure such elements.
We are familiar with customer-specific problems in fastening technology and know how to solve them.
We are accustomed to customer-specific supply requirements and have the necessary systems and solutions in place to meet them.
"We see ourselves as an organization which can be used by our customers as a tool for rationalization."