MAHLE Behr GmbH & Co. KG

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.mahle.com

■Address

Mauserstrasse 3, 70469 Stuttgart, Postfach 300920, 70449, Germany

Business Overview

-The Company is a leading supplier of automotive air conditioning and engine cooling systems.

-In May 2013, Mahle GmbH increased its share in the Company from 36.85% to 51.0%. Since the fall of 2013, the Company has been integrated into the MAHLE Group as the Thermal Systems business unit, which includes the Company's post-merger financial performance.

Products

Air conditioning systems
-HVAC modules
-Climatic heat exchangers
-Comfort vents
-Blowers
-Air quality
-PTC auxiliary heaters
-Parking air conditioning for trucks

Engine cooling systems
-Cooling modules
-Radiators
-Charge air coolers
-Condenser and KOMO condenser modules
-Exhaust gas heat exchangers
-Oil coolers
-Visco fans

History

Jul. 1998 Formed a joint-venture (Hella-Behr-Fahrzeugsysteme GmbH, Lippstadt) with Hella KG Hueck & Co, lighting specialist to produce front-end modules.
Jan. 1999 Formed a second joint-venture (Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH) with Hella.
Apr. 1999 Acquired the Federal-Mogul Corporation's South African heat transfer business.
Nov. 1999 Established a joint venture company with Toyo Radiators, a Japanese engine cooling specialist.
Feb. 2000 The Company and ContiTech formed an agreement to collaborate in producing modular air conditioning fluid systems. As part of the deal Behr sold a 51% stake in the air conditioning hose assemblies company, Kuhner GmbH, to ContiTech, a division of Continental AG.
Jan. 2004 The Company and Shanghai Automotive Co., Ltd. (SA) set up a joint venture Shanghai Behr Thermal Systems Co., Ltd. (SBTS).
Jan. 2004 The Company and Hella KG Hueck & Co, Germany, and Plastic Omnium created the equally owned joint company HBPO to design, develop and produce automotive front-end modules on a just-in-time basis to carmakers
Jan. 2004 The Company formed Dongfeng Behr Thermal Systems Co., Ltd. with the Chinese company Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2004 The Company formed Shanghai Sanden Behr Automotive Air Conditioning Co., Ltd. with Sanden.
Late 2005 Established HBPO Korea Ltd.
Jan. 2006 The new DBTS facility in Wuhan was inaugurated.
Jan. 2007 Behr India Ltd. opened a new manufacturing plant at the end of January 2007.
Jul. 2008 The Company announced that Behr-Hella Thermocontrol (BHTC) is investing over 5 million Euros in a new facility for the manufacture of climate control panels.
Jan. 2011 Mahle GmbH acquired 36.85% share in the Company.
May 2013 Mahle GmbH increased its share in the Company from 36.85% to 51.0%, changing the Company's name from Behr GmbH & Co. KG into "MAHLE Behr GmbH Co. KG."
Aug. 2014 Shenyang Behr Thermal System Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Shanghai Sanden Behr Automotive Air Conditioning Co., Ltd., began production operations in Datong District, Shenyang, China.
May 2016 Dongfeng Behr Thermal Systems Co., Ltd., a joint venture of Dongfeng Motor Parts And Components Group Co., Ltd., opened its new plant in Shiyan, China.

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