History

History

Wilhelm Bott founded a mechanical workshop in a mill near Gaildorf back in 1930 - the nucleus of today's Bott Group. As early as 1940, the company employed 70 people.

Today, the Group employs around 1300 staff (2021) and achieved annual sales of EUR 170 million (2021).

In addition to its three production locations in Germany, England and Hungary, the Bott Group currently has numerous subsidiaries in Europe and licensed partners and importers all over the world. bott is the leading international manufacturer of workplace storage and in-vehicle equipment and workplace systems.

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History Flow

1930

Foundation

Wilhelm Bott founded a mechanical workshop in a mill near Gaildorf 

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1969

new product line: workshop equipment

The workshop equipment range is launched

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1976

bott in France

Bott SAS in France is opened.

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1980

bott in Great Britain

Bott Ltd. in England is opened.

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1998

new product line: workplace systems

A range of workstation and assembly line furniture is launched.

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2000

Launch of bott vario

bott launched the bott vario product line in the van racking section.

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2004

Launch of the uno product line

The uno vehicle storage system brand is launched.

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2006

Launch of the modulo product line

The modulo vehicle storage system brand is launched.

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2008

Launch of the product line cubio

The cubio range of workplace equipment is launched

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2010

Launch of the bott vario2 product line

The bott vario2 product line in the van racking sector is launched.

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2011

bott receives award

bott vario awarded the If Design award and the Red Dot award

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2012

further branches are opened

  • Fitting Center Cumbernauld, Scotland
  • Bott Austria GmbH, Austria
  • Bott Danmark A/S, Denmark
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2013

Launch of the product line avero

  • Launch of the bott avero workstation system.
  • In Germany, the northern branch is opened in Glinde near Hamburg.
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2014

Another branch opens its doors

Another branch is opened in Germany: The Branch Office West in Leverkusen.

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2015

bott in switzerland

A service partner opened in Switzerland: Bott Schweiz AG.

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2016

A new branch office opens

Another branch offce is opened in Germany: The branch office Central-West in Siegen.

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2018

more branches are opened

Branches are opened again in Germany: The branch office South-East in Markt Schwaben and the branch office Central-North in Lehrte.

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2019

Launch of the bott vario3 product line

The bott vario3 product line in the the van racking sector is launched.

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2020

bott is awarded

The bott vario3 product line, launched the year before, receives the iF Design Award.

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2021

Acquisition of ELABO GmbH

The Bott Group takes over ELABO GmbH and thus gains a strong partner. In addition, the groundbreaking ceremony for the new installation center in Gaildorf takes place in the same year.

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