Bohai Trimet

Historie Harzgerode

1872 Building permit for the construction of a foundry to factory owner L. Meyer.
1873 Founded as Eisenwerke L. Meyer jun. & Co. Artistic casting for the home
1936 Mitteldeutsche Leichtmetallwerke GmbH Sand, chill and die casting for the German aviation industry
1946 Expropriation of the company and Re-foundation of Metallwerke GmbH Harzgerode, Piston production and light metal mould castings
1960 VEB Druckguss- und Kolbenwerke Harzgerode, Largest manufacturer of large diesel and vehicle pistons in East Germany
1990 Renamed back to Metallwerke GmbH Harzgerode
1993 Privatisation under Metallwerke GmbH Harzgerode
2001

Acquisition by TRIMET AG Düsseldorf, merger with Aluminium Essen GmbH,
Aluminium Recycling GmbH Gelsenkirchen and Metallwerk Sömmerda to form TRIMET ALUMINIUM GMBH.

2002 Conversion of TRIMET ALUMINIUM GMBH into TRIMET ALUMINIUM AG
2013 Conversion of TRIMET into an SE (Societas Europaea)
2018 TRIMET is bringing its automotive division into a joint venture with the Chinese automotive specialist Bohai Automotive Systems Co., Ltd.
The merger opens up additional prospects for BOHAI TRIMET Automotive as a system supplier to increasingly globally active car manufacturers and thus strengthens the two production sites in Harzgerode and Sömmerda in the long term.
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