Local ‘Made in Germany’ production strategy 20 March 2023

With ongoing challenges in the supply chain in terms of shipping, price, and availability, GOEBEL has responded by launching its own, local production line, branded: ‘Made in Germany’, which will start production in mid-2023.

GOEBEL Group is firmly convinced that regional purchasing is an important and strategically sensible addition to ensure more security in supply. At its site in Erkrath, Germany, it intends to manufacture 250 million parts annually, all of which will meet ISO 9001:2015 standards.

The product range that GOEBEL intends to produce locally includes many different kinds and qualities of blind rivets, such as open type, multi-grip, peel type, closed end and grooved blind rivets. In addition, the company’s rivets will be checked by optical sorting machines, and mill certificates will be provided to customers upon request, with each batch QR coded and trackable.

In addition, all steps in the manufacturing process wil be checked by the company’s certified in-house laboratory and in-house R&D will develop the capability of designing special types of rivets from fresh designs. GOEBEL’s new line of locally made blind rivets can also be painted in any RAL colour. 

The company states that its strategy is based on close co-operation with local tool manufacturers, wire suppliers, and skilled personnel, to ensure independence. In addition, GOEBEL aims to make its production as ‘climate neutral’ as possible by installing solar panels on its roofs to generate electricity. 

The company’s ‘Made in Germany’ strategy will be a topic for discussion on its stand (4130) in Hall 7 at Fastener Fair Global in Stuttgart, Germany. 



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