Always at the Top

Headquarters of Boll Automation in Kleinwallstadt

2016
First large-scale projects for human-robot collaboration

Expansion of activities in the field of medical robot applications
2015
Boll Automation GmbH leads the way with research and development of collaborative automation solutions

Innovative project for foundries "Automated fettling of cast parts with upstream contour detection"

2014

Successful implementation of the first robot-assisted bin picking system suitable for industrial applications (Binspect®)

2013

Construction of measuring technology robots by integrating competencies from our sister companies

2012

First implementation of a robot-assisted 3D test booth with bin picking application

2011

Winning a research project with leading robot and application companies on the topic: "Bin Picking"

2010

Development and construction of several robot-assisted inspection systems for detecting surface defects, offered from a single source in partnership with the sister company Automation W+R GmbH

2009

Name change to Boll Automation GmbH and strategic realignment towards robot-assisted handling, inspection and rework projects

2007

Expansion of international activities

2006
Pilot project for foundries "Fettling / milling of engine blocks"

First project for VW / Kasse

2005
Project for the automotive supplier industry "Bonding of vehicle roofs"

and "Palletising of ceramic components for catalytic converters"

2004

Major project for the automotive supplier industry "Automation of an engine piston production line"

2002

Major project for the automotive die casting industry "Automation of an engine block production line"

2001

Addition of ABB robots to the product portfolio

2000
Planning and construction of the company building in Kleinwallstadt / near Frankfurt

Pilot project for the plate glass and furniture industry

1997

Pilot plant for the furniture industry "Palletising of knockdown furniture"

1995
Large pilot plant for the chemical industry "Palletising of drums and hobbocks"

Projects in France and Austria

1992
First robot cell for the automotive supplier industry "Palletising of steel wheels for trucks"

Boll is one of the first systems providers to integrate KUKA robots

1988

Founding of the engineering office Boll / Obernburg