Welcome to KOBO: Engineered Chain Technology – for over 120 years.

We understand the importance of manufacturing products that have to mesh perfectly and therefore work with the highest quality standards in the industry. Innovation throughout a century and products safety made us one of the leading chain manufacturers in the world. Today KOBO experts develop customized, highly effective solutions worldwide – that is why we are “The Chain People”.
Steel

BULK HANDLING INDUSTRY

Whether coarse or fine-grained, whether corrosive or abrasive – for decades we have worked together with major equipment manufacturers in the industry to create unique solutions for a unique industry.
Bulk

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Kobo is a well-known and respected partner of automotive manufactureres and their sub-suppliers. Our comprehensive advice and individualized solutions distinguish us from the competition.
Automotive

FOOD INDUSTRY

The food and beverages industry had very special and high requirements. Specifications are set through industry standards and with special attention to hygienic as well as legal requirements.
Food

WOOD INDUSTRY

KOBO manufactures chains and sprockets for various applications in the wood industry. Together with OEM customers we develop specific solutions for all types of applications.
Wood

ESCALATOR INDUSTRY

Transportation of people requires the highest manufacturing standards in the world. The escalator industry is the most critical industry for chain manufacturers. KOBO chains meet the highest safety requirements and contribute to smooth running and good comfort.
Escalator

WATER TREATMENT INDUSTRY

Chains that are permanently exposed to water have to meet special requirements. KOBO creates customized solutions for water intake and waste system applications.
Water

DAMS AND LOCKS

Dams and lock chains are mainly manufactured as gall chains, which are made of stainless steel with self-lubricating bushes. Because of the slow movement, certain chains can be refurbished and do not have to be completly replaced, even after up to 40 years.
Dams