• 1923 - 1932
  • 1933 - 1942
  • 1943 - 1952
  • 1953 - 1962
  • 1963 - 1972
  • 1973 - 1982
  • 1983 - 1992
  • 1993 - 2002
  • 2003 - 2012
  • 2013 - today

1923 - 1932

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Company


Company Origins
1923 On December 10th, 1923 Josef Bohle founds his company in spite of the hyperinflation prevailing in Germany. He arranges a small space in his brother-in-law´s workshop in order to start producing cutting wheels.
His first customers are knife manufacturers producing pocket knives. Apart from blades, corkscrews and other tools, the knives are also equipped with a glass cutting wheel.

Transfer to own Company Building

1930 Josef Bohle builds his fi rst company building in Grenzstraße 13 in Solingen.
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Products

Production of Complete Glass Cutters
1932 Josef Bohle starts manufacturing complete glass cutters under the brand names JBOR (Josef Bohle Ohligs Rheinland) and JBOR-Extra. In the meantime, after having completed his apprenticeship as a locksmith, August Bohle joins his father in the company.