About the Company

The family company is run by Albert and Juergen Bartels and has been developing, producing and selling a complete construction hinge program since 1995. B/a/S/y/s sees itself as a problem-solver for door and frame manufacturers throughout Europe as well as for national and international customers from trade and crafts.

In 2001, the company was the first German manufacturer who has presented with the “PIVOTA” product family a concealed and three-dimensionally adjustable hinge and initiated herewith a new design trend in the door sector. B/a/S/y/s employs about 90 people at its headquarters in Kalletal, East Westphalia.

Why we love BaSys

This company lives and breathes concealed hinge solutions. Whether you need 1000 hinges or 10 hinges in a special finish, they can get it done. They have solutions for frameless doors, thick doors, thin doors, heavy doors, cladded doors, metal doors, wood doors, visible screws, or a clean no-screw solution using magnetic cover plates. And super heavy doors up to 770 lbs. Electrification and burglar proof solutions too.


  • Location: Kalletal, North Rhine-Westphalia / Germany
  • Product portfolio
  • COMBICA® – variable hinge systems for residential doors
  • MASTERBAND– concealed and visible hinge systems for exterior doors
  • OBJECTA® – heavy duty hinges for project doors
  • PIVOTA® – concealed hinge systems
  • STABILO® – striking plate systems


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TOP 100 Award 2018 for outstanding innovative power and success

BaSys was able to convince in an independent selection process with its organization of innovative processes. At the end of June 2018 TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar, compamedia and Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke (scientific head of TOP 100) awarded the company in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

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Iconic Award 2018 (German Design council)

PIVOTA DXS Close“ (self-closing concealed hinge).

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German Design Award 2017

“Special Mention” for „PIVOTA DX 61 3-D Design+“ (magnetically attached cover plates hide fixation and adjustment screws, the option “Design+” additionally masks the cut-out in the door frame to provide puristic optics).

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Innovationspreis Architektur + Bauwesen 2017

PIVOTA DXS Close“ (self-closing concealed hinge).

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German Design Award 2016

“Winner” for „Masterband FX2 120 3-D CS“ (concealed hinge for rebated front doors with continiuous sealing in the door leaf).