Company History

b&m is making history: follow our historical path from a small screw dealer to a pioneer for innovative fastening technology.

baier & michels, founded in 1932, has established itself internationally as a supplier of innovative fastening and sealing technology. Customers for its products and services primarily include companies of the automotive, electrical and medical industries. With 500 employees worldwide, b&m recently generated sales of around 180 million euros (2022).

The Würth Group, to which b&m has belonged since 1973, provides additional financial stability with more than 85,500 employees and over 19,95 billion Euro in sales worldwide (2022). baier & michels is now active in Europe, Asia and North America. The group headquarters are located in Ober-Ramstadt (close to Frankfurt am Main).


  • 1932 Founded in Frankfurt am Main
  • 1940 Screw production starts
  • 1993 C-part Management
  • 1996 Business Unit Engineering
  • 1997 100% Automotive Supplier / QS9000
  • 2003 Relocation to Ober-Ramstadt
  • 2004 ISO/TS 16949 Certification
  • 2008 Foundation of b&m USA
  • 2010 Foundation of b&m Logistics
  • 2011 Foundation of b&m China
  • 2013 Integration of b&m Italy
  • 2014 Foundation of b&m France
  • 2015 Foundation of b&m Mexico, b&m Turkey and b&m Spain
  • 2015 Winner of the Webasto Supplier Award in the category „Sunroofs and Components“
  • 2017 Opening of the „b&m Logistics 4.0“ center in Rohrbach/Germany
  • 2018 ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949 Certification
  • 2019 Opening of the b&m Technology Center in Rohrbach, Foundation of b&m Hungary