Balver Zinn Josef Jost GmbH & Co. KG / Cobar Europe B.V.
Balver Zinn Josef Jost GmbH & Co. KG, is one of the leading manufacturers of soldering materials for the electronic industry and high-quality anodes for the surface finishing. We see ourselves as pioneers of lead-free, micro-doped products for soft soldering of electronic products.
The company group consists of Balver Zinn GmbH & Co. KG (Balve, DE), Cobar Europe B.V. (Breda, NL), member since 2007, and Cobar Solder Products Inc. (Indianapolis, USA).
Thanks to our expertise, we see ourselves as a system supplier for all production processes. Among other things, we guarantee high product quality through certification to DIN ISO 9001 and DIN ISO 14001.
Another pioneering work was the introduction of e-CO2sol.
As a milestone for environmentally and human friendly products as well as services, e-CO2sol serves as a seal of quality for compliance with ecological goals. Customers and partners act together for a sustainable future.
- Jost Zinkgießerei
- Balver Zinn II
- Jost Zinn Recycling
- Paste production
- Research & Development
Cobar Europe B.V.
- Paste and flux production
Expansion of the management team with the new managing partners Patrick Jost, Frederick Jost and Francesca Jost
Development towards IATF 16949
Opening of the Balver Zinn Analysis center, Balve
Establishment of the Service Center
Merge of Balver Zinn & Cobar
Construction of a storage hall incl. photovoltaic system
30th company anniversary celebration
Construction of the production hall, Balve-Garbeck
License agreement with Nihon Superior, Japan
Acquisition of a warehouse, Balve-Garbeck
Certification DIN 14001
Development of lead-free soft solders
Exit of Josef Jost sen. and takeover by Josef and Gregor Jost
Change of name to Balver Zinn Josef Jost GmbH & Co. KG
Construction of the central warehouse, Balve-Garbeck
Construction of a zinc wire production
Quality assurance-certification according to DIN 9001 / 9002
Josef and Gregor Jost receive commercial procuration
Relocation of the zinc foundry and administration, Balve-Garbeck
Entry of Josef and Gregor Jost
Change of name to Balver Zinn KG Josef Jost
Zinc foundry, Balve-Binolen
Extension of the administration, Balve
Construction of the casting hall
Foundation of the lead and tin smelter / metal wholesaler, Balver by Josef Jost sen.
2. Hybrid vehicle in the corporate fleet
Purchase of an electric forklift for the Ba-Ti-Loy, Balve-Garbeck
1. Hybrid vehicle in the corporate fleet
Conversion to LED in the Ba-Ti-Loy, Balve-Garbeck
Conversion to LED in the areas of the courtyard roofing
Construction of the photovoltaic system on the warehouse
Rainwater utilization in the production hall (BZ2), Balve-Garbeck
Rainwater utilization in the production hall (BZ3), Balve-Garbeck
Rainwater utilization in the Jost zinc foundry, Balve-Garbeck
Rainwater utilization in the production, Balve-Garbeck