The history of BAHCO

J. P. Johansson
J. P. Johansson
Berndt August Hjorth, Founder of the company BA Hjorth & Co.
Berndt August Hjorth, Founder of the company BA Hjorth & Co.
1886Invention of the adjustable pipe tongs and the pipe wrench byJ.P. Johansson in Enköping, Schweden
1890Acquisiation of sales and marketing rights by BA Hjorth & Co.
1916Conversation to the company AB BA Hjorth & Co.
1954Change to the company name to AB BAHCO
1970Foundation of the German agency BAHCO GmbH & Co. KG withheadquaters in Dortmund-Bövinghausen
1989Relocation to the new factory in Dortmund-Dorstfeld
2008Building extension of the company by the addition of another warehouse




To provide customers with product information
BAHCO created the first product catalogs.

The first company seat of BAHCO in Dortmund-Bövinghausen in 1970
with demonstration car. With this vehicle, the first product tours
organized locally at the customer.

The current location of BAHCO GmbH & Co. KG
in Dortmund-Dorstfeld with the new warehouse building.


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