Friedrich Boysen GmbH & Co. KG

Development and Administration Centre (EVZ) Altensteig

The EVZ in Altensteig has been the headquarter of the Boysen Group since 1949 and its continuous expansion impressively documents the successful growth of the group of companies. Equipped with state of the art testing and validation facilities, the impressive Development and Administration Centre incorporates innovative architecture and lighting concepts.


2009New "Boysen Arena" building (TEV3)
2003Testing extension (TEV2)
2002New design building
2000New prototype construction
1997New administration building
1992New research & development building (TEV 1)
1949Production relocation from Stuttgart to Altensteig

Production and floor space

Administration2,830 m²
Design940 m²
TEV11,830 m²
TEV23,740 m²
TEV35,780 m²
Prototype construction6,900 m²


ServicesTechnical development and design, preliminary development, validation (including calculation), testing, appraisal and prototype construction
CustomersAutomotive industry: Alpina, AMG, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Seat, Volkswagen; Commercial vehicles: Daimler, MAN; Off-highway sector: Alstom, Bombardier, Deutsche Bahn, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, mtu, Siemens, Voith

Key features

Boysen Arena Illuminated glass façade
Prototype constructionGlass production
Validation/testing Exhaust system design appropriate for vehicle; engine independent testing using high powered hot gas generator; two hot shake test rigs; "combined heat and power plant" development project
Energy locationcertified environmental management according to ISO 14001 and EMAS


Martin Stuka / Press and Publicity Manager
Tel.: +49 (0) 7453 / 20-0
E-mail: friedrich.boysen(at)

Address / Directions

Friedrich Boysen GmbH & Co. KG
Friedrich-Boysen-Str. 14-17
72213 Altensteig