Benteler Deutschland GmbH

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.benteler.com

■Address

Residenzstrasse 1, 33104, Paderborn, Germany

Business Overview

-The Company is organized in three independent operational divisions: 

  • Automotive Division
  • Steel/Tube Division
  • Distribution Division

-The Company’s Automotive Division develops and produces modules, components and parts for automotive bodies, chassis and engines.

-The Automotive Division is primarily centered on three business units:

  • Chassis and Modules Business Unit
  • Structures Business Unit
  • Engine and Exhaust Systems Business Unit

-The Company's Steel/Tube Division also provides tubing for automotive applications.

Shareholders

-The Company is family owned. Half of the Company’s common stock is held by Hubertus Benteler Ges.m.b.H, while the other half is held by Dr. Ing. E.h. Helmut Benteler GmbH.

Products

Chassis & Modules
-Cross members
-Subframes
-Control arms and knuckles
-Anti-roll bars
-Engine mounting cross members
-Twist beam rear axles
-Complete axle modules
-Front suspension modules
-Rear suspension modules
-Corner modules

Structures
-Carrier under structures
-Door beams
-Roof rail reinforcements
-Windowsill reinforcements
-Rear bumpers
-B-Pillar reinforcements
-Rocker panel reinforcements
-A-Pillar reinforcements
-Side member reinforcements
-Fenders
-Roof frames
-Front bumpers
-Instrument panel supports
-Front floor tunnels
-Mounting plate front walls
-Crash management systems
-Carrier systems

Engine and Exhaust Systems
-Exhaust gas recirculation systems
-Fuel distribution systems
-Cooling water circulation systems
-Fuel filler pipes
-Exhaust manifolds
-Catalytic converter housing
-Diesel particulate filters
-Hydroformed tubes
-Clean-welded joints

Electro-Mobility
-Flexible battery storage systems
-Electrified front and rear axles
-Complete electric drive systems

Steel/Tube
-Tubing for various vehicle applications

History

1876 Opened by Carl Benteler as his ironmonger's shop.
1922 Benteler AG founded.
1931 Made its first supplies to the automotive industry.
1952 Produced the "Champion" small car.
1958 Founded the first continuous casting plant in the world.
1974 Founded new steelworks in Lingen Ems.
1980 Founded first production facility in the USA.
1987 Opened a plant in Spain.
1993/94 Opened new Benteler Automotive plants in Mexico and Portugal.
1996/97 Opened other plants in the United Kingdom, Argentina, Brazil and Italy.
1999 Forming Holding Company with four separate business sectors.
2001 Signed an agreement with NedCar for the acquisition of 100% of NedCar's share in its subsidiary PD & E Automotive B.V, located in Helmond, the Netherlands.
2010 Acquired Norsk Hydro's Automotive Structures business.
2012 Acquired Farsund Aluminium Casting AS (FAC) in Norway.
2014 Closed facilities in Brampton, Canada; Opelika, U.S.; and Grand Rapids, U.S. Also sold facilities in Tigre, Argentina; Melfi, Italy; and St. Ursanne, Switzerland.
Sep. 2014 Acquired two branches from insolvency assets of Wilco Wilken Laser GmbH & Co. KG, a laser cutting company.
Jul. 2015 Formed a joint venture with Changan Automobile called Benteler JianAn Automotive Co. Ltd.

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