A trip through time with Bode…

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