BOCK Frickenhausen

About Bock

°Clever+ Cool Experts in mobile and stationary refrigeration technology - worldwide!

Bock GmbH, headquartered in Germany, in Frickenhausen, Baden-Würrtemberg near Stuttgart, was founded in 1932 by Willhelm Bock and Hans Göldner in Stuttgart. The two founders started out repairing refrigerators and cooling systems and began producing open piston compressors in 1935. The foundation for today's success story of Bock GmbH as a compressor manufacturer and innovation pioneer in industrial and commercial refrigeration technology was thus already laid back then.

History with future - almost 90 years of company history

1932 Foundation of Bock Kältemaschinen in Nürtingen, Germany

1932 Foundation of Bock Kältemaschinen in Nürtingen, Germany

From 1960 Development and construction of open refrigeration units for car air-conditioning, later for bus air-conditioning

From 1960 Development and construction of open refrigeration units for car air-conditioning, later for bus air-conditioning

1993 Administration and company headquarters move to Frickenhausen; since 1993, Bock has been involved in the development of compressors for the natural refrigerant CO2 (R744).

1993 Administration and company headquarters move to Frickenhausen; since 1993, Bock has been involved in the development of compressors for the natural refrigerant CO2 (R744).

 

1994 Introduction of the semi-hermetic HG (gas-cooled) & HA (air-cooled) series for stationary applications

1994 Introduction of the semi-hermetic HG (gas-cooled) & HA (air-cooled) series for stationary applications

2002/2005/2009 Opening of plants Czech Republic, China, India

2002/2005/2009 Opening of plants Czech Republic, China, India

 

GEA Group acquires Bock. Change of name to GEA Bock GmbH

GEA Group acquires Bock. Change of name to GEA Bock GmbH

2012-2019 Expansion of production, storage area and training center and revision of the entire semi-hermetic compressor program HG22e - HG88e; market launch of the first mobile CO2 compressor "StarCO2mpressor".

2012-2019 Expansion of production, storage area and training center and revision of the entire semi-hermetic compressor program HG22e - HG88e; market launch of the first mobile CO2 compressor "StarCO2mpressor".

2021 GEA Group sells Bock to financial investor NORD Holding and becomes independent again

2021 GEA Group sells Bock to financial investor NORD Holding and becomes independent again

Our locations

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We produce worldwide, both at our headquarters in Frickenhausen as well as in Suzhou (China), Kostelec (Czech Republic) and in Bangalore (India). Our sales offices are located globally in: Germany, China, India, South Africa, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia. This means we are always close to our customers and can offer excellent local service.

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Company Management

Dr. Marcus Albrecht
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bock Group

Expertise: 

  • Extensive knowledge in various industrial sectors of medium-sized companies as well as companies linked to corporate groups
  • Several years of international experience as managing director with P&L responsibility

Axel Scherrieble
Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Bock Group

Expertise: 

  • Third generation cooling technician
  • Various management positions in refrigeration companies at national and international level
     
Marcus Albrecht
Bock stands for almost 90 years of tradition, quality and engineering Made in Germany. Together with our dedicated employees, we sustainably put into practice our claim to play a leading role in the international compressor business through focused, results-oriented approaches. Our particular focus is on tapping into the future market for natural refrigerants worldwide - our contribution to reducing global warming.
Axel Scherrieble
In close cooperation with our customers, we will consistently develop the traditional Bock brand with a view to technology, quality and innovation leadership and take it to the next level of success.