Bosal is a leading global manufacturer of exhaust systems and catalytic converters, headquartered in Lummen, Belgium. Founded in 1923, the company is a manufacturer and supplier for the international original equipment market as well as for the IAM (Independent Automotive Aftermarket). Bosal operates 16 production sites, 7 distribution centers and 12 research and development centers. Bosal employs more than 2,500 people worldwide. Bosal Deutschland GmbH is based in Viersen near Mönchengladbach and is headed by Managing Director Heinz Richter.
Bosal's cutting-edge technologies are used throughout the automotive sector. Bosal develops and produces exhaust gas purification systems, catalytic converters, silencers, heat recovery systems, towbars, jacks, fuel tanks and pressure vessels for commercial vehicles from all leading automotive manufacturers.
Together with Dr. Pley, Bosal has developed SCR (Selective Catalyst Reduction) technology for EURO 5 diesel cars. The diesel hardware retrofit reduces harmful nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from the combustion process of diesel engines, enabling them to meet all the requirements of the new EU directive on exemptions from driving bans.
In its own research and development centers, Bosal is continuously working on new resource-saving high-tech solutions for vehicles with combustion engines as well as electric motors and hybrid drives.