Eberspaecher Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG

Company Profile




Eberspaecherstrasse 24, 73730 Esslingen, Germany

Business Overview

-The Company develops and supplies exhaust aftertreatment systems, thermal management systems, and automotive controls for a range of vehicles.

-The Company is composed of the following three divisions:

  • Exhaust Technology
  • Climate Control Systems
  • Automotive Controls

-In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, 82.1% of the Company’s sales were generated from sources outside Germany.


-The Company is a private, family-owned entity.


Exhaust Technology
-Complete exhaust systems
-Exhaust systems with ActiveSound technology
-Catalytic converters
-Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF)
-Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems
-Combined SCR and DPF systems
-Diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC)
-Diesel exhaust fluid mixing systems
-Active heating solutions for exhaust gas purification systems
-Lambda sensors
-On-board diagnostics
-Semi-active silencer systems
-Passive and active acoustic valves
-Natural gas systems
-Electric gas recirculation valves
-Exhaust tubes
-ActiveSilence noise reduction systems
-Exhaust system hot ends
-Exhaust heat exchangers
-Thermo-electric generators

Climate Control Systems
-Motor independent pre-heaters
-Hydronic fuel-operated water heaters
-Airtronic fuel-operated air heaters
-Electrical air and coolant heaters
-High voltage heaters
-Integrated Switch (IS) heaters
-Fuel-operated pre-heaters as auxiliary heaters
-Interior-placed heaters
-Electronic low-voltage heaters
-Air heating systems for decentralized applications
-Heating modules for seat heating
-Bus air-conditioning systems
-PTC heating systems
-PTC heating systems with integrated electronics
-HVAC for special-purpose vehicles

  • Evaporators
  • Compressors
  • Condensers
  • Roof-mounted AC systems
  • Vehicle heaters

Automotive Controls

-Electronic control units
-Automotive bus systems
-Vehicle voltage converters
-Voltage drop limiters
-Power storage systems
-DC/DC converters
-Wear-free disconnectors and relays
-Battery management systems
-Controls for heaters
-Pre-heater control elements
-Uni-directional switches
-Bi-directional switches
-Autonomous drive switches
-Battery-separation switches
-Supercap modules
-On-board power supply stabilization systems
-Energy storage modules
-Glow plug control units
-EasyFan flap and fan activation module
-Climate gateways
-Heater electronics for catalytic converters
-EasyStart remote controls for preheaters


1865 Founded Company as a specialist in metal-framed roof glazing.
1913 Formed first international subsidiary in Vienna, Austria.
1931 Began production of mufflers for automobiles.
1947 Began production of turbochargers.
1953 Began production of pre-heaters.
1974 Began series production of catalytic converters.
1975 Developed first vehicle heater that could be directly installed in the passenger compartment.
1978 Began development of particulate filters for passenger cars.
1999 Began series production of electrical auxiliary heaters.
2004 Started measures to separate glass construction business from its automotive parts business.
2010 Entered bus and coach air-conditioning market.

Formed joint venture with Shaanxi Wanfang Autoparts Co. Ltd., called Eberspaecher Exhaust Technology Xi'an Co., Ltd., to produce commercial aftertreatment systems in China.
Fully acquired joint venture company OTEM ZAO, a supplier of vehicle heaters and climate control systems, in Russia.
Formed joint venture with Mikuni Corporation, called Eberspaecher Mikuni Climate Control Systems, to produce automotive heaters in Japan.
Sep. 2016 Acquired majority stake in Vecture Inc., a company specializing expertise in the development and production of battery management systems, and complete energy storage systems.
Nov. 2018 Acquired Kalori SAS, a French climate control specialist which develops and manufactures air conditioning and ventilation systems for commercial and special-purpose vehicles.

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