Bohai Trimet

Historie Sömmerda

1871 Founding of Dreyse & Kronbiegel Metallwarenfabrik; invention and production of the firing pin and production of the first breechloading rifle featuring a firing pin
1901 Rheinmetall AG Sömmerda: production of detonators, firearms and weaponry parts
1919 Rheinmetall AG Sömmerda: production of mechanical typewriters, calculating and accounting machines, cardan shafts, and universal joint shafts
1933 Rheinmetall AG Sömmerda: production of modern office machinery and weaponry parts
1946 Rheinmetall - Borsig SAG: production shifts to office machines, cameras, moped engines, and other consumer goods
1969 VEB Robotron Büromaschinenwerk Sömmerda: production of printers, automatic billing machines, and personal computers
1991 Privatization of the foundry by Leibfried-Mahle GmbH: production of aluminum castings for the electrical, mechanical-engineering, and automotive industries
1994 Acquisition by SAPA GmbH Berlin: production of aluminum castings for the electrical, mechanical-engineering, and automotive industries
1997 Acquisition by Metallwerke Harzgerode GmbH: production of aluminum castings for the automotive industry
2001 Acquisition by TRIMET AG Düsseldorf and merger with Aluminium Essen GmbH, Aluminium Recycling GmbH Gelsenkirchen, and Metallwerk Sömmerda; group renamed TRIMET ALUMINIUM GMBH
2002 TRIMET ALUMINIUM GMBH becomes TRIMET ALUMINIUM AG
2013 Change in company's legal form: TRIMET becomes an SE (Societas Europaea)
2018 TRIMET takes its automotive division into a joint venture with the Chinese automotive specialist Bohai Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. The merger opens up additional perspectives for BOHAI TRIMET Automotive as a system supplier to increasingly global automotive manufacturers and thus strengthens the two production sites in Harzgerode and Sömmerda for the long term.

 

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