History

From family company to market leader – nothing impresses more than success. Since its foundation as a humble forge of ball bearing turntables in 1952, JOST has established itself as a global market leader in the production of systems, modules and components for commercial vehicles.
19, May

2023

Transformation in JOST Werke SE 

Acquisition of Crenlo do
Brasil and LH Lift

19, May

2022

Incorporation of JOST Middle East

19, May

2021

Edbro divested to Endless LLP

19, May

2020

Acquisition of Ålö Holding AB
with its brand Quicke

19, May

2019

Generational change: Lars Brorsen hands over his function as CEO to Joachim Dürr

19, May

2018

Incorporation of JOST Otomotiv
Sanayi Ticaret A. Ş., Turkey

Incorporation of JOST Thailand Co. Ltd

Incorporation of JOST New Zealand Ltd

19, May

2017

IPO of JOST Werke AG

19, May

2016

Globalization product group axles

19, May

2015

Name changed to
JOST-Werke Deutschland GmbH

19, May

2014

Acquisition of DCA-Family,
Mercedes Benz TrailerAxleSystems

19, May

2012

Opening of a third plant in China

Incorporation of JOST Japan

Acquisition of Edbro

19, May

2009

Production commences JOST Polska

19, May

2008

Acquisition of TRIDEC

Production commences JOST India

19, May

2007

Incorporation of JOST Polska

19, May

2006

Expansion of JOST Hungary plant

19, May

2005

Extension of South Africa activities by overtaking the sales distribution company

19, May

2004

Acquisition of REGENSBURGER
Incorporation of JOST RUS

19, May

2003

Start of production landing gear factory,
Shanghai

19, May

2001

JOST Holding GmbH purchased Rockinger Spezialfabrik für Anhängekupplungen GmbH & Co in Munich and Rockinger Anhängekupplungen GmbH in Wechma

19, May

2000er

Start-up of fifth wheel production in Tennessee, USA

Start-up of new landing gear "Module" production in Wolframs-Eschenbach
 

19, May

1990er

Incorporation of JOST Far East Pte. Ltd.

Product range extended to swap body components

Incorporation of JOST China

Incorporation of JOST Brasil

Incorporation of JOST Hungaria BT

Completion of "Factory 2000" for
fifth wheels and king pins in Neu-Isenburg

New majority share holder: Alpha Group

19, May

1980er

Transfer of landing gear production
to newly built factory
in Wolframs-Eschenbach, Bavaria

Incorporation of JOST International Corp. Grand Haven, Michigan

Incorporation of JOST Iberica, Spain

Incorporation of JOST Australia Pty. Ltd.

Landing gear factory extended and capacity doubled

19, May

1970

Incorporation of JOST Italia s.r.l.

Incorporation of JOST South Africa (Pty.) Ltd.

Incorporation of JOST France

Incorporation of JOST Belgium N.V.

19, May

1960er

Name changed to JOST-Werke GmbH (company with limited liability)

Production commences in South Africa

Incorporation of JOST Great Britain Ltd.

19, May

1956

JOST starts to produce fifth wheels

19, May

1952

Founded as a factory for ball-bearing turntables
in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt

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