We are proudly looking back on more than 90 years of experience. We go the extra mile to create the perfect brand specific driving experience.
Foundation of Boge und Sohn KG in Bad Godesberg on the Rhine. Development and production of shock absorbers and rubber-to-metal products.
Foundation of the company - Elastmetall Damme/Oldenburg GmbH. Development and production of shock absorbers and rubber-metal products and plastic components.
Elastmetall Damme/Oldenburg GmbH merges with Lemförder Metallwaren AG.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG becomes majority shareholder of Lemförder Metallwaren AG.
Mannesmann AG becomes majority shareholder of Boge GmbH.
Boge GmbH transfers its shock absorber activities to Fichtel & Sachs AG and concentrates on rubber-to-metal components and impact absorbers.
Boge GmbH becomes Mannesmann Boge GmbH.
Takeover of the activities, now operating as Boge Vibration Control GmbH, by ZF Friedrichshafen.
ZF Boge GmbH and ZF Lemförder Elastmetall GmbH merge to form ZF Boge Elastmetall GmbH and establish the Rubber-Metal Business Unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
Integration of ZF Boge Elastmetall GmbH into ZF Lemförder GmbH. From now on, the former ZF Boge Elastmetall GmbH will operate under the name ZF Lemförder, Business Unit Boge Rubber & Plastics.
Merger of ZF Lemförder GmbH with ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
Strategic takeover of ZF's Rubber & Plastics business unit by the TMT company and merger of the worldwide automotive activities under the BOGE Rubber & Plastics umbrella brand.
New plant in Mexico: BOGE Rubber & Plastics Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
2nd plant in China: BOGE Rubber & Plastics Zhuzhou Co., Ltd. (Carve-out of the automotive business at TMT)
Customer Service Center Asia in Zhuzhou (China)
3rd plant in China: BOGE Rubber & Plastics Wuxi Co., Ltd.
Innovation Center in Osnabrück (Germany)