Hirschvogel Group (Hirschvogel Holding GmbH)

Company Profile




Dr.-Manfred-Hirschvogel-Str. 6 86920 Denklingen, Germany

Business Overview

-The Company is one of the largest international automotive suppliers in steel and aluminum forged and machined parts.

-In 2021, the Company made strategic adjustments in response to the prevailing trends in the automotive industry. The main focus was to realign its business toward E-mobility and zero-carbon mobility concepts. About 70% of the orders received by the Company in 2021 were directed towards sustainable business practices.

-At the start of 2022, the Company underwent a restructuring process, leading to a change in its name from the Hirschvogel Automotive Group to the Hirschvogel Group. This new organizational structure brought together the Company's nine production subsidiaries and two affiliated companies under a unified unit.

-By 2025, the Company has set a target to achieve a minimum of 50% of its total sales through sustainable products. Looking further ahead, the Company aims to raise this percentage to over 70% by 2030.


-The Company is a family-owned private entity.


Fuel systems
-Injector bodies
-Steel pump housings
-Gasoline and diesel rails
-Cylinder heads
-Distributor pumps
-Pump-nozzle systems

-Transmission shafts
-E-transmission shafts
-Parking gears
-Ring gears
-Reverse gear shafts
-Planet carriers
-Output shafts
-Double-clutch hollow transmission shafts
-Three-armed flanges
-Spline hubs
-Gearwheels with splines

-Rzeppa stub axles
-Flanged shafts
-Hub shafts
-Intermediate shafts
-Constant velocity joint shafts (tripods)
-Disk carriers
-Forged differentials
-Fixed ball joints
-Plunge ball joints
-Differential bevel gears
-Ring gears

Chassis and body
-Steering knuckles
-Wheel carriers
-Wheel hubs
-Brake calipers
-Axle supports
-Bearing rings
-Control arms
-Damper forks
-Support dishes
-Fastening points
-Connecting components and bolt-on points

-Balancer shafts
-Balancer shafts with needle bearings
-Balancer shafts with hollow journals
-Eccentric shafts
-Splined shafts for Variable Valve Timing system
-Variable valve control systems
-Steel pistons
-Steel piston heads
-Steel piston bases
-Exhaust camshafts
-Chain wheels
-Camshaft gears
-Cooling adapters
-Exhaust gas aftertreatment housings

Electric motor
-Rotor shafts
-Rotor carriers
-Input shafts
-Hubs with forged axial splines
-Heat sinks


1938 Founded industrial forge Hammerwerk Hirschvogel OHG.
1963 Constructed new facility at Denklingen which serves as current headquarters.
1971 Renamed Company to Hirschvogel KG.
1981 Renamed Company to Hirschvogel Umformtechnik GmbH.
1988 Founded first overseas facility, Hirschvogel Inc., in Columbus, Ohio, US.
2001 Formed joint venture with Taiwanese partner Chian Hsing Forging in China.
2005 Dissolved joint venture in China and formed new wholly owned subsidiary in China, Hirschvogel Automotive Components (Pinghu) Co., Ltd.
2008 Formed joint venture with Mahle, Mahle Hirschvogel Forjas S.A., through the takeover of shares of Forjas Brasileiras.
Formed joint venture in India, Hirschvogel Kalyani India Pvt. Ltd., with Kalyani Thermal Systems Ltd.
2009 Formed joint venture in Poland, Hirschvogel Kotani Poland Sp. z.o.o., with Japanese partner Kotani.
Founded Hirschvogel Holding GmbH as parent company of all group companies.
2011 Acquired shares of joint venture in Poland and renamed new wholly owned subsidiary, Hirschvogel Components Poland Sp. z.o.o.
2012 Acquired shares of joint venture in India from partner and renamed new wholly owned subsidiary, Hirschvogel Components India Pvt. Ltd.
2015 An additional machining hall will go into production at the Hirschvogel plant in Pinghu, China.
Jul. 2016 Founded Hirschvogel Components Mexico S.A. de C.V. to set up a new plant in San Juan del Río, Querétaro, Mexico.
Apr. 2018 Announced that it inaugurated a USD 30 million production facility in San Juan del Rio, Mexico.
2019 Formed joint venture with Gerg Group, Hirschvogel Gerg Innovationszentrum Gmbh & Co. KG for the development and production of  prototypes and small series.
2020 Founding of a new wholly owned subsidiary, Hirschvogel E-solutions Gmph in Kaufbeuren, for the future E-mobility market
2022 Restructured organization to include all production companies and affiliated companies under a single entity. In addition, the Company changed its name to Hirschvogel Group.
Apr. 2022 Established new in-house bicycle and micromobility business unit.

Supplemental Information 1

>>>Business Report FY ended Dec. 31, 2014

Archives of Past Exhibits

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