1943 to today

 

  1943 
Founding of the company Eckelshausen by Heinrich Schäfer, partner in the company BOLENZ & SCHÄFER GmbH, Dortmund (BSD). The main product is clutches for drive technology

1952 

Development and production of hydraulic components and piston accumulators


1956

Serial production of hydraulic piston accumulators


1967

Supply of accumulators for high-voltage circuit breakers


1981

Beginning of globalization; certification according to ASME (U-stamp)


1989 Roth Industries acquires Bolenz & Schäfer

1994

System supplier in the area of railway hydraulics for energy-autonomous, radio-controlled hydraulic systems

  2011
Bladder accumulators added to the product range
  2013
Diaphragm accumulators added to the product range

2014

Establishment of  BSD Hydraulic Technology (Taicang), now Roth Hydraulics (Taicang), China


2016
Foundation of Roth Hydraulics NA, USA
  2016
Name change: Bolenz & Schäfer becomes Roth Hydraulics