Deutz AG

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.deutz.de

■Address

Ottostrasse 1, 51149 Cologne-Porz (Eil), Germany

Business Overview

-An independent manufacturer of diesel engines.

-The Group consists of two segments: the Compact Engines and Customized Solutions.

  • Compact Engines segment comprises liquid-cooled engines with capacities of less than four liters and engines with capacities of four to eight liters.
  • Customized Solutions segment focuses on air-cooled engines and large liquid-cooled engines with capacities of more than eight liters.

 

Competitors

Application Segments Application Major Competitors
Automotive Trucks
Buses
Rail Vehicles
-Cummins
-Fiat Powertrain
-MAN
-Mercedes

Shareholders

-Listed on the German SDAX (Small-Cap-DAX) (As of Dec. 31, 2015)
Ownership % voting rights
Free float 65.9
AB Volvo Group 25.0

Products

Automotive engines
Liquid-cooled diesel engines : 4/6 Cylinders, 118-247kW, 160-335hp
Liquid-cooled diesel engines : 6/8 Cylinders, 330-440kW, 443-590hp

Engine Components
Crankshafts
Camshafts
Crankcases
Pipes
Rocker arms/rocker arm brackets
Fans
Con-rods
Cylinder heads
Gear wheels

History

1864 Established an engine plant as N.A. Otto& Cie.
1872 The engine plant was acquired by Gasmotoren-Fabrik Deutz AG.
1945 Changed its name to Klockner-Humboldt-Deutz AG (KHD)
During 1984 Acquired remaining 50% interest in Deutz MAG SA, France.
Jan. 1984 Acquired Gautschi Electro-Fours SA, Switzerland.
1985 Acquired Motoren-Werke Mannheim AG (MWM).
Dec. 1987 Commenced a major restructuring program. It has introduced a new divisional organization comprised of three divisions: the Engine and Turbine division; the Tractors and Agricultural division; and the Industrial Plant division.
1988 Acquired W. Schmidt-Bretten GmbH, Bretten, a producer of vaporizers and plate-type heat exchangers.
1988 Sold the agricultural machinery business in Gottmadingen, Diesel Engine SA and Foundry Isselburger Huette.
1989 Formed Humboldt Prozessautomation GmbH and GSE Gesellschaft fur Schlamm- und Abwasserentsorgung GmbH. Co. also acquired Humboldt Decanter Inc., Gautschi-Penta Inc. and a 70% interest in KHD Humboldt Wedag Espana S.A.
1989 Sold the tank and truck manufacturing activities of Ad. Struver KG (GmbH & Co.), the casting plant at Deutz Diter S.A., Deutz Argentina S.A. and Deutz-Allis Corporation.
1993 Acquired Zementanlagen- und Maschinenbau GmbH Dessau, now Humboldt Wedag ZAB GmbH, a cement plant and machinery manufacturer.
Apr. 1995 Sold its Tractors & Agricultural Machinery division to the Same Group, Italy.
1997 Present name was adopted on January 1, 1997.
Feb. 1998 Formed a joint venture with Weifang Engine Works to manufacture diesel engines in China.
July 1998 Entered into cooperation arrangements with Volvo. The first series-produced engines for use in gensets were already being shipped at the end of 2000; from 2001 onwards the Company will be equipping Volvo construction machinery, and from 2004 onwards trucks as well.
1999 Consolidated its engine division by the consolidation of MQM into Deutz AG.
2001 Established a joint venture with the Chinese engine manufacturer Weifang Diesel Engine Works. Together with Weifang, the Company is producing and marketing its high-speed water-cooled 226-series diesel engines for the rapidly expanding Chinese market.
Sep. 2002 License agreement with the Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer NORINCO.
Nov. 2002 License agreement with the China FAW Group
Jan. 2004 Cooperation agreement with the Italian SAME Group
Jan. 2005 New Corporation DEUTZ Power Systems & Co. KG (DPS) was founded with headquarters in Mannheim, Germany.
Sep. 2006 Listed on the MDAX.
Dec. 2006 The Company and FAW Jiefang Automotive Co., Ltd., signed a contract to set up a joint venture to manufacture and sell diesel engines. DEUTZ and FAW will each own a 50% stake in the joint venture, which will operate under the name of DEUTZ (Dalian) Engine Co., Ltd. (DEUTZ Dalian).
Jun. 2007 Technical Center opened at the Porz in Koln.
Dec. 2009 The Company, Bosch and Eberspaecher signed an agreement to set up a joint venture in the area of diesel exhaust control technology.
Sep. 2012 AB Volvo increased its shareholding in Deutz to just over 25%. Volvo now has a shareholding of 25% plus one share, making it the largest Deutz shareholder.
Jun. 2015 The Company lays foundation stone for new shaft centre at head-office site in Germany.
Oct. 2015 The Company and AB Volvo decide to wind up joint venture in China.

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