The Bossard Group is a global group of companies. It is still molded by members of the founding family, now represented by the seventh generation. The holding company, Bossard Holding AG, has its headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and is quoted on the Swiss stock exchange. Bossard has around 1800 employees, engaged in the global procurement and sale of every type of fastening element. Bossard also provides engineering and logistical services associated with these products. We also offer our industrial customers the full range of solutions in product management and logistics of C-parts. Bossard is among the market leaders in our sector in each of the three global economic regions of Europe, America and the Asia-Pacific area. In those markets where we are not present through our own companies we work through partners in our alliance. Our range of services provides the perfect complement to our partners' own competence. This means that we can provide for our multinationally active industrial customers, wherever they have a presence. History Change from trading in silk to trading in hardware. 1831 - 1951 local, regional specialist business, 1951 - 1961 transition from regional to national specialist business, 1961 - 1971 major growth in business volume, 1971 - 1981 internationalisation new services in technical wholesaling and engineering, 1981 - 1991 qualitative growth, new technologies, 1987 quotation of the Bossard Holding AG on the Swiss stock exchange and since 1999 an internationally active group of companies with its head office in Zug, Switzerland. specialised in industrial assembly technology.