History

1919

Founding

BOMAFA was found by Mr. Arthur Schneider in 1919. In the beginning it was specialized on repairs of small valves and the retailing of screws.

1922

Relocation

Relocation of the production facility in the Friederikastra├če. Expansion of the product range on jack-hammer and repair of larger valves.

 

1945-1948

Reconstruction

After being destroyed by bombs during World War II, the office and factory building were rebuilt under Mr. Arthur Schneider. Repair of valves and spare parts of pumps belonged to the product range at that time.

 

1950

Completion of reconstruction

After the completion of the reconstruction, BOMAFA expanded with new machines.

1950

Integration of Mr. Appelberg

Mr. Friedrich Appelberg joined the company, after co-planning the expansion.

 

1956

Construction and production of valves

Production start of self constructed valves. Development of the transformer for steam pressure reducing stations.

 

1963

New production facility in Wattenscheid

Relocation of production and administration to the factory in Wattenscheid

 

1967

The third generation joins

Mr. Appelberg dies at the age of 60 years. The sons Arthur and Ferdinand enter the company.

 

1984

Konvoi Series

BOMAFA valves were first built into nuclear power plants under the name Konvoi in 1984.

1987

Founding of ASFA

2000

Joining of the 4th generation

Mr. Friedrich Appelberg joins the BOMAFA in October 2000, representing the 4th generation of the Appelberg-family. 

2009

Founding of BOMAFA China

In order to offer our customer in the east a contact person on-site, BOMAFA China was found in 2009.

2011

Founding of BOMAFA India

Founding of BOMAFA India in order to set a foot into the indian market.

2014

Integration Karl Schumacher

In 2014, Karl Schumacher GmbH, was integrated into the BOMAFA group as a producer of coatings and thereby a specialist for the prevention of wear and corrosion.

2018

Modernization of equipment

Renewing of older machines by purchasing new ones for our production. In order to prevent the wasting of our older machines, they were sent as a support to BOMAFA India.