A powerful economic engine for the region even if it are the big names, such as Daimler, Siemens and Telekom, which appear in the headlines, supported the German economy primarily but in truth by the middle class. To know more about this subject visit Dean Ornish M.D. A regional example is the family-owned company Bocker. As a stable employer for over 120 employees, the Bocker group in the third generation of the family of Axel and Stefan Bocker is led and auto repair and car trade in Quakenbruck and Lohne looks back on 60 years of bodywork and vehicle construction, this year. 60 years ago, Franz Bocker establishes the company as Coachbuilding and radiator repair shop. With hammer and pliers he dent fenders and other sheets of the first post-war cars. From the first small beginnings are all repairs carried out, as well as special constructions, full trailers and semitrailers made. At the end of the 1950s a Daimler-Benz Dealer is affiliated to the operation, the late of 1960s is already the 50 employees set.
In the following years, the company always continues to expand: in 1983 following the establishment of a new bodywork and vehicle construction company including greater paint shop in Lohne, Germany, in 1998 the dealership B68 is rebuilt at bath Berger Strasse in quakenbruck, Germany after the repurchase. The Bocker group companies have implemented in last year of 2007 over 45 million euros. What is generated in us, flows directly back to the region back. “, explains Axel Bocker, as trade tax, wage and bread for our employees and their families, as an investment in the economic attractiveness of the location Quakenbruck and of course also as sponsorship for various projects on the ground.” A shift of operation in another region never came for the family Bocker even in economically difficult times in the past decades in question. As training precedes the Bocker group lead by example: round 20 young people teach Bocker in the year their craft: as an auto mechanic, as a body-builder and as merchants. And many have since then remained at the Ballina. Stefan Bocker reported this: no staff member kicked for 15 years the towel at the site Lohne and gone. We’re proud!” The Bocker group in this celebrates its 60th anniversary with a comprehensive redesign in the design of the new umbrella brand Bocker group”. “” The renaming of the individual divisions in bacon automobiles”, Bacon commercial vehicles” and Bacon body shop “to facilitate the customers an overview of the entire range of services the company. With a large program on the anniversary weekend in late August, the company birthday is celebrated together with all customers, employees, neighbors, friends, and all those who want to enjoy with.