Internationalization and growth strategy attracted a great deal of interest from the Ministry of Commerce
Simmern. The high-ranking delegation of seven members of the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, took almost two hours to meet the automotive supplier BOGE Rubber & Plastics live on site at the Simmern location in early November. Dr. Torsten Bremer, CEO of the BOGE Rubber & Plastics Group, explained in particular the company's internationalization and growth strategy. Ingo Happe, Head of the plant in Simmern, explained extensively the product range of the Simmern plant. The guests were impressed by the company's development and were particularly interested in the company's global orientation and production processes. The exchange of information was characterized by mutual respect and appreciation and a pleasant conversational atmosphere, which created an excellent basis for valuable impulses which both sides took home with them.
The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China - known as MOFCOM (The Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of the People's Republic of China) is based in Beijing.
BOGE Rubber & Plastics is a division of the Chinese Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology Co., Ltd. (TMT) who has been the owner of the company for more than two years. TMT is a subsidiary of China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd. (CRRC), the world's largest manufacturer of rail vehicles and rail industry accessories. The Group employs about 190,000 people.
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 Euro/business year 2015. 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). See further information www.boge-rubber-plastics.com
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Photo: High-ranking Chinese visitors at BOGE Elastmetall in Simmern (photo in the middle): Xiaoming Yuan, Deputy Director-General of the Financial Department of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of P. R. China; (left on the photo CEO Dr. Torsten Bremer and Ingo Happe, Head of the plant BOGE Elastmetall Simmern (right on the photo).