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Tesla Motors Inc. Joins Bossard

More than ever, big things are happening at Bossard North America. Recently signing a three year, $140 million contract with Tesla Motors Inc., the market leading organization in screws and fastening technology is growing once again.

Tesla Motors is based in Palo Alto, Calif. and specializes in the production of electric cars. Founded in 2003 by a group of intrepid Silicon Valley engineers, Tesla motors is committed to electric and style. Expanding Bossard’s global reach even further, Tesla is on the road in 37 countries and can be purchased in more than 30 locations worldwide.

Bossard will work with Tesla Motors to provide production fasteners, engineering and logistical services. Working with Tesla Motors will be no exception to the organization’s existing mission of proven productivity. Always seeking to boost efficiency, Bossard analyzes sourcing, design, engineering, logistics, handling, ordering, quality inspection stocking, and even assembly. At the end of the day, the mission is to help Tesla motors on the path of proven productivity.

Even though the three-year contract was just signed, Bossard has been working with Tesla on design and development of the Tesla Model S for the past four years.

“We were in on the design, we had engineers out there,” said Steen Hansen, president of Bossard North America.

In order to meet the needs of the partnership with Tesla Motors, Bossard will be opening a new distribution center in Fremont, Calif. near the Tesla factory in Palo Alto. Opening this new distribution center will allow for Bossard North America to better handle increased demand with efficiency. The center will also help Tesla on their path to proven productivity.

“If you do it right from the beginning, you may be able to save a lot of money on products,” Hansen said.

To handle the increased business brought by the Tesla partnership, Bossard North America is looking to fill open positions.

“We will have 10 positions, mainly in procurement, quality (control) and engineering,” Hansen said.

Continuing the commitment to bolstering production and increasing efficiency proven productivity, it is exciting to see what the future of this partnership may bring to Tesla Motors and Bossard North America.

To learn more about Tesla Motors Inc. and Bossard working together, contact us at ProvenProductivity@bossard.com.


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April 18, 2014

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