Eibelshausen plant

Content

Location information, products and history

Aerial photograph of the Eibelshausen plant

 
 
  • Location information

    Address, plant tour, employees

    Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH

    Eibelshausen plant

    Laaspherstraße

    35713 Eschenburg-Eibelshausen

    Germany

    Tel.: +49 (2774) 709-0

    Fax: +49 (2774) 709-105

    Contact person for plant tours:

    Yvonne Busse, Phone +49 (6441) 418-2391

    Certifications:

    DIN EN ISO 9001; DIN EN 4753; DIN EN ISO 14001; ASME; EN 729-2; Pressure Equipment Directive, Module D

    Employees: ca. 410

     
     
  • Products

    Key products manufactured at the plant

    - Steel heating boilers from 17 to 1,600 kW

    - Storage water heaters with water capacities between 120 and 3,000 litres

     
     
  • History

    Milestones in the history of the plant

    1613

    Foundation as a charcoal furnace plant to utilise the huge timber reserves of the Schelderwald forest

    1751

    The product range of the sovereign iron mill includes pig iron as well as cast ironware such as stoves and stove plates

    1865

    The Eibelshäuser mill and the Hammerwerke pass into the possession of the Jung family

    1883

    The Eibelshäuser mill becomes part of “Hessen-Nassauischer Hüttenverein”

    1898

    The last pig iron is produced in the charcoal furnaces at Eibelshausen and the plant is fully converted to cupola furnaces

    1933-1935

    “Hessen-Nassauischer Hüttenverein” forms a community of interests with Buderus in early 1933 and is merged with Buderus in 1935

    1957/58

    Start of the expansion of the plant into the Buderus Group’s central coal stove plant

    1964

    Stove production peaks at 242,181 units; demand for stoves declines thereafter as central heatings gain importance

    1974

    Buderus chains individual machines into the world’s first complete production line for panel radiators in Eibelshausen

    1975

    Shut-down of the cupola furnace in Eibelshausen and discontinuation of cast ironware production

    The Buderus Group begins to centralise the production of all hot water boilers

    1982

    Production of the first foam-insulated storage tanks

    1987/88

    Construction of the Buderus Group’s central steel heating boiler plant in Eibelshausen

    1992-1995

    Conveyor systems are used to connect the container production, glass lining and foaming units

    1998

    Expansion of the range of condensing boilers. The condensing boilers are equipped with a Buderus heat exchanger

    2002/2003

    Modernisation of the production of heating coils