Grupo Antolin-Irausa, S.A.

Company Profile



Ctra. Madrid-Irun, Km. 244,8, 09007 Burgos, Spain

Business Overview

-The Company, based in Spain, is one of the global leaders in automotive interior components and is the leading worldwide supplier of headliner substrates with an approximately 25% global market share.

-The Company is comprised of the following five business units:

  • Cockpits & Consoles
  • Overheads & Soft Trim
  • Doors & Hard Trim
  • Seats & Metal
  • Lighting

-In October 2015, the Company completed the acquisition of Magna International’s interiors business. The acquisition is expected to approximately double the Company’s size and sales.


-The Company is family owned. As of December 31, 2015, the Antolin family is the Company’s sole shareholder. The Antolin family became the Company’s sole shareholder after the buyback of 22.8% of the Company’s share capital in 2013.


Overhead systems
-Modular headliners
-Lighted headliners
-Panoramic headliners
-"Wish" (Windshield Integrated System Headliner) panoramic windshields
-Modular headliner components 

  • Substrate materials
  • Sunvisors
  • Lightings
  • Grab handles
  • Stow spaces
  • Fastening systems
  • Head impact safety systems
  • Front and side airbags
  • Air conditioning vents
  • Solar protection systems
  • Pillars
  • Electronics
  • Antennas
  • Loudspeakers
  • Wirings
  • Lighted headliners

Door systems
-Door modules
-Door panels
-Window regulators
-Safety components
-Door trims

Seating systems
-Complete seats
-Seating foams

Cockpit systems
-Cockpit modules
-Instrument panels
-Central consoles

-Overhead console lighting
-Multipurpose lamps
-Ambient lighting
-Daytime Running Lights
-Side repeaters
-Turn signals
-License plate lamps
-Center High Mounted Stop Lights (CHMSL)
-Puddle lights
-Functional lighting
-Mood lighting

-Trim inserts
-Package trays
-Boot & liftgate trim

Insulation and soundproofing
-Underbody shields

Metal components
-Metal & structural profiles
-Tubular semi-structures
-Seat structures
-Door reinforcements
-Structural side reinforcements
-Power window tracks
-Door frames
-Window guide rails
-Window supports
-Battery supports
-Structural cross-pieces
-Roof arches


1950's The Antolin family founded a workshop in the town of Burgos that specialized in brakes and steering.
1959 Launched the firm ANSA, dedicated to the production of vehicle steering joints and suspension units.
1967 Established firms dedicated to the production of seats, door panels, headlinings, and mechanical devices.
1985 Grupo Antolin was launched and consolidated companies.
1990's- Established 46 plants and 13 technical and commercial offices worldwide, situated in the automobile industry's major decision making areas.
Jan. 1998 Sold a 50% share in its pressed metal assembly business, Irametal to focus on interiors.
Dec. 1999 Grupo Antolin-Vosges SAS in France acquired Meritor's sun-visor operation in Rupt-sur-Moselle (France).
Apr. 2000 Established Grupo Antolin-Kent in UK mainly to manufacture automotive interior trim parts.
AIIPL (India) moved to a new plant located in Ranjangaon in Pune district of India.
May 2000 An agreement with the German company Küster, in order to improve the market position of window regulator and door module.
Acquired the share that Lear had in Autoform Kunststoffteile GmbH & Co KG, controlling now 100% of the Company.
Obtained a share of the IN-SAN company, principal headliner manufacturer in South Korea.
Jul. 2000 Grupo Antolin-North America opened a new Technical Center in Troy-Michigan.
Nov. 2000 Grupo Antolin-Deutschland Opened a new Technical Center at Grupo Antolin-Deutschland in Wolfsburg, Germany to work closely with VW Group.
Jan. 2001 Opened a new plastic facility in Monte La Abadesa (Burgos)  to manufacture panels and other injected products.
May 2001 Established a new plant for the sequence of products to Volkswagen in Navarra.
Jul. 2001 Opened the new R&D center in the Headquarters.
2011 Acquired CML Innovative Technologies, specializing in lighting systems for the automobile.
2012 Acquired Italy-based CRS S.r.l., which specializes in the manufacture of car interior trims.
2013 The Antolin family once again became the company's sole shareholder after the buyback in 2013 of 22.8% of the share capital held by various financial institutions since 2004.
2014 Established Grupo Antolin-Valplas in Valencia, Spain.
The Company and Dongfeng Visteon Wuhan Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd. announced that they will establish a joint venture to produce interior parts in China.
Opened its second factory in Tangier, Morocco, dedicated to sewing seat covers.
Set up a new manufacturing facility in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Acquired the 25% stake held by a minority shareholder in the Russian company Antolin Autotechnika Nizhny Novgorod, Ltd. which carries out the manufacture of headliners, giving it 100% of the shares.
Grupo Antolin India acquired 100% of Indian company Machino Auto Comp Ltd, which carries out plastic injection.
Created Grupo Antolin Tlaxcala (Huamantla) in Mexico.
Jan. 2015 Formed joint venture with Dongfeng Visteon Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd. called Donfeng Antolin (Wuhan) Automotive Trm Co., to manufacture interior components.
Aug. 2015 Acquired interiors business of Magna International Inc.

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