Company history

  • 1939
    Peter Bock founded the individual enterprise in Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1948
    Relocation to the company premises in Dossenheimer Landstr. 48-50, 69121 Heidelberg-Handschuhsheim, Germany
  • 1951
    His son Otto Bock joined the company
    Development and construction of special machines for the production of nibs and internal purposes by the engineer Otto Bock himself
  • 1961
    Otto Bock assumes the management of the company and leads it to its current success
  • 1973
    Acquisition of a French company with the same product range to develop the French market
  • 1988
    Change of legal form to Peter Bock GmbH
  • 1991
    Relocation to the current 3,000m² production and administrative premises with own toolmaking in Fritz-Frey-Str. 23, 69121 Heidelberg-Handschuhsheim, Germany
  • 2003
    Expansion of the product range: ink-feed systems
  • 2004
    Change of legal form to Peter Bock AG
  • 2010
    Founding member of the initiative of GERMAN MANUFACTURERS "Handmade in Germany"
  • 2011
    Wolfgang Bock, Otto Bock's son, takes over the family business and leads it as CEO and Technical Director in the 3rd generation
  • 2014
    Peter Bock AG celebrates 75th anniversary
  • today


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