BOGE Rubber & Plastics expands its global presence: office was opened in Japan


Damme. BOGE Rubber & Plastics a worldwide operating automotive supplier in the field of vibration control and plastics technology opened an office in Yokohama (Japan).  “Our global strategy is aimed at being present in the major local automotive markets. This includes also Japan, especially because here a number of internationally successful operating manufacturers have their headquarters. Through our presence in Japan we can coordinate our growing business in the future even better and more customer-oriented. Thus, our position on the global market will be further strengthened,” Dr Torsten Bremer, CEO of the BOGE Rubber & Plastics Group, headquartered in Damme (Germany) commented. BOGE has been awarded increasingly in recent years, development and production orders from Japanese car manufacturers and intends to further expand its business with the Japanese OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers).

Head of the new branch, which operates under the name of "BOGE Rubber & Plastics Japan K.K.," is Mr. Naoki Matsuda. He has many years of automotive experience in the Japanese market.

The BOGE Rubber & Plastics Group, is a top player among the leading worldwide automotive suppliers in the field of rubber-metal and plastics technology and employs about 4,000 employees generating an annual consolidated turnover of approx. million 740 EUR. The company headquartered in Damme (Germany) is represented internationally at ten locations in seven countries - Damme, Simmern, Bonn (Germany), Trnava (Slovakia), Fontenay (France), Sorocaba (Brazil), Dingley (Australia), Hebron (USA), Qingpu, Zhuzhou (both China). BOGE Rubber & Plastics is a division of the Chinese Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology Co., Ltd. (TMT). TMT is a subsidiary of China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd. (CRRC). The Group employs about 180,000 people.

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Photo: Mr. Naoki Matsuda is the Head of "BOGE Rubber & Plastics Japan K.K.