Press Releases & Events

Bossard Design Center Opening

Ouverture du centre design Bossard

At Bossard, we are always trying to push ourselves further into success and productivity, so we are happy to announce that Bossard Americas is opening a first-of-its-kind design center in the Silicon Valley. As you may know, there are five businesses which form Bossard Americas: Aero-Space Southwest, Bossard Canada, Bossard Mexico, Bossard North America, and the newly acquired Arnold Industries.

The Bossard Design Center is a 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility that houses a signature 22-seat seminar theater, space to showcase products and technologies, and a complete application test lab. Here, we can promote and demonstrate products to some of the world’s most influential design engineers.

This center will allow us to test and demonstrate products in real-time, and it will allow us to take a step forward with our company and our suppliers. The official opening will take place on April 26th.

This growth is a result of the hard work of Bossard Americas as well as our suppliers and our valued customers. If you would like to get in touch with us, you can do so at ProvenProductivity@bossard.com.

May 05, 2017
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Bossard Honored at 51st Annual Industrial & Technology Barbecue

Bossard is honored at picnic

The 51st Annual Industrial & Technology Barbecue was held on Wednesday, September 9th at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel in Stockton, CA. The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce was the host of this special event, where more than 300 local business owners and employees gathered to recognize new and expanding manufacturers and industries in the area.

Bossard North America – specifically our warehouse located in Tracy, CA – was named one of the honorees in the category of “New Companies.”

To be eligible for the award, businesses must be located in an industrial zoned area, be in operation before July 1, 2015 and meet two of the following requirements:

  1. 20 or more new jobs in San Joaquin County
  2. 20,000 square feet or more of new or expanded facility
  3. $1 million or more in capital investment

Described as an evening complete with fun, camaraderie and networking, this barbecue has become known as one of the most popular events in the area.

Bossard could not be prouder to see that the hard work of our warehouse team in Tracy is being recognized by the esteemed members of the surrounding community. We are thankful to the Stockton Chamber for selecting our business for such a prestigious honor!

To learn more about Bossard North America or for more information about our warehouse located in Tracy, CA, please contact us at ProvenProductivity@bossard.com.


October 02, 2015
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Bossard to Attend 2015 Detroit GALM Show

2015 Detroit GALM Show

Bossard will be attending the 2015 Detroit Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) Show. The show will take place at the Diamond Center in Novi, Michigan from August 18-20.

This congress, which has been attended by more than 1,500 industry leaders from across the globe, is entering its eleventh year, with a focus on advanced joining, forming and design of composites and lightweight metals to help drive down costs of multi-material vehicle architectures.

This year will feature a detailed technical focus on composites and multi-material joining.

Speakers from Ford, General Motors, Tesla, Chrysler and others have been lined up to share their personal and professional insights to strategy, design, manufacturing and vehicle safety professionals.

Taking place across three days, the 2015 GALM Show also allows original equipment manufacturers (or OEMs) the opportunity to network with other manufacturers from around the world.

Day 1 will focus on composites and carbon-fiber, including how to drive down costs and time of producing parts. Day 2 will address the latest multi-material joining techniques and also how to mitigate corrosion of lightweight materials. The show wraps up on Day 3 with how to better optimize material selection procedures and forming and design methods across the entire vehicle.

For a detailed breakdown of each day, check out the official website.

Are you also planning to attend? Contact Bossard at ProvenProductivity@bossard.com to discuss the possibility of meeting up at the show! We’d love to sit down and talk.


July 24, 2015
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Bossard Hosts Annual Engineering Summit

Bossard Hosts Annual Engineering Summit

Bossard’s annual Engineering Summit took place on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Engineers from a variety of companies across the United States were invited to attend seminars and workshops focused on the latest trends and innovations in fastening technology.

The goal of this annual summit is to allow our employees to mingle with their peers and discuss how we can work together to achieve effective and efficient solutions for their assembly and fastening needs.

The seminars addressed a wide range of different topics related to fastening technology, allowing attendees to become better acquainted with our latest cutting-edge technological advances:
– Hydrogen Embrittlement and Coating
– Bolted Joints: What Torque Should I Use?
– Engineering the Total Cost
– Washers: How to Achieve the Best Result by Using the Right Washer
– Problem Solving – The “Fasten-ating” Assembly Game!
– Thread Forming Screws for Metal and Plastic

Attendees were also invited to participate in workshops. These workshops presented attendees with the opportunity to see our innovative product solutions in real applications. The topics included:
– The Evolution of Fastening: How bigHead® Solves Unique Challenges in Lightweight Material Joints
– ecosyn®-BCT Blind Rivet Nuts: A Flexible Solution for Solid Fastening
– Penn Engineering Products (PEM)

More than 20 attendees gathered in Cedar Falls to take part in this Engineering Summit.

If you weren’t able to attend, feel free to contact Bossard at ProvenProductivity@bossard.com to discuss any of the topics addressed in our seminars or workshops. We welcome the chance to discuss how our innovative fastening solutions can help improve your products and processes!


July 17, 2015
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Bossard North America, Inc. earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

Cedar Falls, IA – Bossard has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.  The Cedar Falls-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on March 3rd, 2015 in Bettendorf, IA.

Bossard is a supplier of product solutions, application engineering, and logistics to John Deere’s operations globally.

Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.

The Bossard Group is a leading global supplier of product solutions and services in industrial fastener and assembly technology. With over 800,000 items in its comprehensive product range, technical consulting (engineering) and warehouse management (logistics), Bossard has positioned itself as an end-to-end supplier and partner in industry.

Bossard’s customers include local and international industrial OEM companies who use Bossard solutions to improve their productivity. The Group generates sales revenues of more than CHF 600 million with over 2,000 employees in 60 locations worldwide. Bossard is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

 

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April 21, 2015
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Innovations in Fastening Technology Open House

Fastening Technology Open House

 

On May 6 you will have the opportunity to learn more about Bossard and expand your knowledge surrounding issues affecting productivity involving fastener technology.
Bossard’s annual open house “Innovations in Fastening Technology” will offer the opportunity to learn about new trends and ideas going on in the fastening technology industry. Take this opportunity to learn, meet peers and network with many Fortune 500 companies. (more…)

April 23, 2014
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