A trip through time with Bode…

1905 Company founded by Theodor Bongers
1925 Hermann Deimann (son in law) reorganises the company and assumes the management from Theodor Bongers & Hermann Deimann
Primarily small freight lifts/safety gear/accessories
1967 Rudolf Deimann (son of Hermann Deimann) assumes the management and organises the company as a general partnership (OHG Bongers & Deimann)
Primarily overspeed governors/tensioning weights/safety gear/accessories
1970 / 1980 Global exports steadily grow
1987 Market launch of BODE rope brakes
1992 General partnership reorganised as BODE Aufzüge GmbH
1995 / 2002 Further internationalisation of the BODE brand in the rope brake sector
2002 MBO: Heinrich Reiter (Engineering) and Guntram Hintzsche (Sales/Purchasing/Controlling) assume management of the company, which was renamed
BODE Components GmbH
2002 / 2008 Development and implementation of extended workbench concept
2008 / 2011 Team expands to include Conny Johannes (Sales/Purchasing/QM) and Dimitri Sapronow (ENGINEERING SUPPORT/QM/QA)
2011 Market launch of SMC-24-A3 lift controller
2013 Guntram Hintzsche becomes sole managing director
2015 Guntram Hintzsche acquires all the shares in the company HIH Holding GmbH founded by Mr Hintzsche as holding company for BODE, ensuring the future of the family BODE /Hintzsche
2015 / 2016 Development and implementation of the concept for daily product availability
2018 Modification Anti creep-protection and remote release - Expension of the delivery division to 12V, 24V und 230V