The internationally active family company OBE GmbH & Co KG with its headquarters in Germany is today one of the world-wide leading large-scale manufacturers of components for the eyewear industry. The production plant in Ispringen in the Northern Black Forest is characterised by latest manufacturing methods. An integrated quality management system guarantees a continually high production standard. OBE manufacturers according to the guidelines laid down in DIN ISO 9001:2015. Additionally OBE is certified according to DIN EN ISO 14001 and EMAS. Since 2016 a second production facility in China (Shenzhen) is fully part of the OBE group. The company named GLOBE Precision Ltd. offers standard and tailor-made hinges for the Asian market. With world-wide 450 employees OBE has three subsidiaries in Italy, Hong Kong and China as well as further representations in Japan, USA, South Korea and France.