BOGE for 10 years in China now
"The history of BOGE in QingPu impressively shows how cooperation between China and Germany can be a success. During this visit, we were able to experience at first-hand how a Lower Saxony automotive supplier
"The history of BOGE in QingPu impressively shows how cooperation between China and Germany can be a success. During this visit, we were able to experience at first-hand how a Lower Saxony automotive supplier participated in the rapid growth of the Chinese automobile market, " emphasized Bernd Althusmann, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labor, Transport and Digitalization from Lower Saxony, at the ceremony, which took place in QingPu (near Shanghai) on Thursday (8 November) on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of BOGE Elastmetall Shanghai Co. Ltd. China is the country that has the second largest sales volume in BOGE after Germany. Within ten years, sales in China have risen to almost 200 million euros per year.
Minister of Economic Affairs, Bernd Althusmann of Lower Saxony, together with 45 entrepreneurs from Lower Saxony, also visited the BOGE plant in QingPu in a one-week delegation trip.
BOGE Elastmetall Shanghai Co. Ltd. is located in QingPu with sales, development, prototyping, simulation, materials engineering and production divisions. The product portfolio includes rubber-metal components for vibration damping and acoustic insulation (NVH) for chassis and powertrain, as well as plastic components and modules for the global automotive industry. Today, BOGE Rubber & Plastics Group is the largest supplier of lightweight pedal modules in the Chinese market. The location where this product group will be produced will be determined this year. Over a period of eight years, around 1.8 million brake modules and 400,000 clutch modules will be produced each year. The sales volume of this project amounts to approximately EUR 200 million over the entire term. For the first time, switchable engine mounts for a premium vehicle manufacturer were also produced at the QingPu plant this year.
Photo: 10 years BOGE in China: Ceremony with Dr. Bernd Althusmann (third from left), Minister of Economic Affairs of Lower Saxony and CEO Dr. Torsten Bremer (fourth from left), CFO Christoph Krampe (fifth from left), Dr. Jun Yang (second from left), CEO of TMT, Irene Peng (first from left), Vice President of TMT, and Dr. Yongwei Yu (sixth from left) of BOGE Elastmetall Shanghai Co. Ltd.