Our values for quality as well as for health, safety, and environmental protection to fulfill our commitment to sustainability

BODE – innovative, active, and sustainable. 

As a globally active company, we bear a special responsibility for the sustainable development of high-quality products that take into consideration the application and safety needs of our customers and users yet still meet the requirements of health, safety, and environmental protection. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations ensure the global promotion of sustainable development in the economic, social, and environmental fields. The sustainability strategy of BODE is based on these international goals.

Corporate social responsibility

For us, sustainable development also means consciously using resources sparingly and taking up all opportunities to save energy. We adhere to legal requirements as well as compliance and corporate governance standards and recognized CSR standards. Our progress in terms of sustainable development is comprehensively documented in the CSR Report of Schaltbau Holding AG. We are proud of our silver medal in the EcoVadis assessment.

Our sustainable corporate governance is also characterized, in particular, by the consistent achievement of our quality standards.

Corporate guideline

Focus Q

  • Excellence in quality management: at BODE, we are committed to excellence in quality management every day Our corporate success is based on clear principles that reflect our working methods and values
  • Committed leadership behavior: in our corporate culture, which is characterized by personal encounters, we promote committed leadership behavior that strengthens the responsibility of all employees The focus here is on solving problems together in order to achieve our common goals
  • A sense of responsibility: at BODE, every individual contributes to organizational responsibility through their actions This means that all employees actively contribute to achieving the corporate goals and meeting the requirements of our valued customers
  • Open communication: open communication is a key component of our quality management Through an intensive exchange of information, we promote the identification of all employees and stakeholders with our corporate values and ethical guidelines
  • Environmental responsibility: environmental responsibility is more than just a buzzword for us In product development, we select materials carefully. And in production, we select processes specifically to minimize the environmental impact
  • Safety: our commitment to safety is reflected in our “zero accident principle” We work continuously to create safe working conditions and products for our dedicated employees and valued customers

Quality is at the heart of what we do. Through continual improvement and the close involvement of our suppliers, we guarantee the excellent quality of our products and services. At BODE, we strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and continually raise our standards. Welcome to BODE, where quality is not just a promise but also a daily reality.

To further emphasize our commitment to excellence, we have acquired a number of certifications that officially confirm our quality standards.

ISO 9001 2025
ISO 9001:2015 is a globally recognized standard for quality management systems that focuses on the general requirements for effective quality management. By implementing this standard, we can ensure consistent product and service quality.

The KBA (knowledge-based approach) supplement refers specifically to requirements in connection with motor vehicles and their parts. This certification ensures that our quality management system meets the highest standards in the automotive industry.

ISO TS 22163
ISO 22163:2017, also known as IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard), is a standard developed specifically for quality management systems in railroad technology. This certification ensures that our processes meet the high requirements of the rail industry.

IATF 16949 2016
IATF 16949:2016 is an internationally recognized quality standard for the automotive industry. This certification sets out strict requirements for the quality management system of companies in the automotive industry. By implementing this standard, we ensure that our processes are efficient and meet the highest quality standards.


DIN EN 15085-2 is a standard for the welding technology of rail-bound vehicles and vehicle parts. This certification ensures that our welding processes meet the highest requirements, particularly in the context of rail vehicles.

DIN EN ISO 3834-2 is a certification that focuses on quality requirements for the welding of metallic materials. By complying with this standard, we ensure that our welding processes meet the highest quality standards.

DIN 6701-2 is a standard for the bonding of rail-bound vehicles and vehicle parts. This certification ensures that our bonding processes meet the strict requirements, particularly in the context of rail vehicles.

At BODE, standing still is not an option – that’s why we are continually striving for further certifications.

Our agenda includes ISO 14001 (environment), ISO 45001 (health and safety), and ISO 27001 (cyber-security) certifications. This not only reaffirms our commitment to sustainability, security, and cyber defense but also assures you of the highest standards in all areas of our business. Join us on this journey of continual improvement and excellence at BODE.