OBO Bettermann

OBO Bettermann produces 40,000 articles with 3,000 employees, achieving a total annual turnover level of over EUR 500 million with more than 40 subsidiary companies.

  • OBO contains the production and brand of the company, founded by Albert Ackermann in 1919 and which bore his name. This makes OBO the market leader in the field of Underfloor systems as well as one of the leading global system providers in cable management.
  • OBO takes over the production facilities for electrical products of the precision pipe manufacturer Vincent Wiederholt, founded in 1909, and expands its own activities in the piping sector to close a gap in cable routing
  • 100 years - OBO turns 100 years young and expands. On an area of 30,000 square meters, OBO completes at EUR 40 million, futuristic production facility with integrated, globally unique long-goods hot galvanization system.
  • Takeover of the market leader in cable management products in South Africa and delisting on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. With the over 700 O-LINE and ARMCO employees on the African continent, the Bettermann group employs over 3,000 people around the world.