BORA Factsheet

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Name: BORA Lüftungstechnik GmbH named after one of the world’s strongest katabatic winds.

Year of establishment: 2007

Founder: Willi Bruckbauer (b. 1967 in Rosenheim, Germany), carpenter, owner of werkhaus and founder of BORA

Employees: 350

Distribution partners: 7,500 worldwide

Countries: 60 in Europe, Middle and Far East, Australia and New Zealand


The BORA principle: downdraft cooktop extractors are based on a simple principle of physics: the BORA system draws away vapours and odours at a greater speed than they rise. The result: the vapour is completely extracted.

Vision: the end of the extractor hood. BORA is revolutionising the design and function of kitchens.

Position: BORA is a premium brand committed to developing the most efficient cooktop extractors and cooktops on the market. In doing so, it focuses on excellent quality, an eye for detail and unique design with outstanding customer benefits.


Growth Brand awareness Zero-error management Best in Class’ service


365 Orte im Land der Ideen (365 Places in the Land of Ideas) (2009) Deutscher Gründerpreis (German Entrepreneurs’ Award) (2010) Red Dot Awards (2012, 2017, 2019, 2020) Plus X Awards (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020) German Design Awards (2016, 2018, 2020) Iconic Awards (2016, 2019) German Brand Award (2016) Good Design Awards (2017, 2019) TOP 100 (2018) iF Design Awards (2019, 2020) and others


BORA Professional 3.0 BORA Professional 2.0 BORA Classic 2.0 BORA X Pure BORA Pure BORA Basic


Like cooking in the fresh air Effective and quiet Extremely simple to clean Saving energy made easy Quality made in Germany & Austria Design freedom without an annoying extractor hood Clear view when cooking


For press enquiries about BORA

Klaudia Meinert


Tel. +49(0)89-7599905-11


derks brand management consultants

Strähuberstr. 18

81479 Munich



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