-The Company is a global leader in the development and manufacture of elastomer processing for use in vibration control, fluid management, and sealing technologies. The Company serves the automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, rail and energy markets.
-The Company’s operations are divided into six business segments:
- Body Sealing Systems
- Precision Sealing Systems
- Fluid Management Systems
- Materials and Structures
- Vibration Control Systems
- Belt Drive Systems
-The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Total S.A.
Body Sealing Systems
-Seals for opening parts
- Door seals
- Trunk seals
- Doubling sealing gaskets
- Dirt-resistant seals
-Fixed window seals
- Window seals
- Windshield seals
- Encapsulation of fixed lateral window modules
-Opening window seals
- Window outside/inside waist seal
- Glass run channels
Precision Sealing Systems
-Dashboard cowl vent grille seals
- Wheel bearing seals
- Magnetic encoders
-Precision rubber seals
- Head cover gaskets
- Oil filter gaskets
- Worm isolators
-Molded automotive parts
- Brake booster diaphragms
- Fuel tank gaskets
-Precision static seals
-Bonded and overmolded seals
-High-temperature charge air cooler seals
Fluid Management Systems
- Air ducts at output from turbo compressor
- Hoses for fuel manifolds
- Air conditioning hoses
- Power steering hoses
- Vacuum pipes for braking
- Front brake hoses
- Hybrid brake hoses; hydraulic brake pipes
- Plastic clutch pipes
- Oil cooling pipes
- Water circuit pipes
- Pipes for engine manifold
-Selective catalytics reduction systems
-Plastic Flexible pipes
-Plastic and rubber fuel hoses
-Hoses for turbo-compressed air intake circuit - high temperature
-Pressure takeoff pipes for particle filters
-Charge air cooler 3D blow molded assemblies
-Twin sheet foam air ducts
Belt Drive Systems
- POLY V-belts
- EPDM POLY V-belts
- STRETCHY BELT tension automatic adjust belts
- Smooth thermoset idlers
- Grooved thermoset idlers
- Alternator decoupling pulleys
- Smooth thermoset pulleys
- Grooved thermoset pulleys
- Linear tensioner with hydraulic damping
- Simple linear tensioners
Vibration Control Systems
- Electric active mass dampers
- Bracket mass dampers
- Silicone transmission mass dampers
- Cross member mass dampers
- Rear cross member mass dampers
- Rear body mounts
- Front body mounts
- MCU - Microcellular urethane body mounts
- Roll restrictors
- Gearbox mounts of longitudinal powertrain suspensions
- Gearbox mounts of pendulum suspension systems
- Active engine mounts
- Engine mounts of longitudinal suspensions
- Engine mounts of pendulum suspension systems
-Exhaust line suspensions
- LINKEO exhaust flexible couplers
- Exhaust hangers with integrated brackets
- Exhaust hangers with mounting holes
- Silicone exhaust hangers
-Rear axle elastic parts
- Rear axle bushing
- Flexible axle bushing
- Strut mounts
- Anti-roll bar bushing
- Cradle mounts
- Differential bushing
-Elastic attachment of the differential to the body
- Strut mounts
- Spring seats
- Axle bushing
- Rebound bumpers
- Anti-roll bar bushing
- Cradle mounts
-Front axle elastic parts
|1873||Merger with Mapa Fit and acquisition of the totality of the assets of Mapa GmbH.|
|1974||The oil company Total takes majority shareholding.|
|1978||Full control of Paulstra and merger with Hutchinson SA.|
|1991||Public exchange offering total over Hutchinson.
Total take-over of Spontex and Pongs (Hutchinson Aachen) in Aix-la-Chapelle (Germany)
|1993||Purchase of the glove business of Pirelli (plant in Bentong, Malaysia) and of Russells Rubber (Hutchinson Ltd) in the United-Kingdom and take-over of part of Bostik's activities.|
|1996||Acquisition of Allegre Puericulture (France), Vincke (Spain and Portugal), Fayette Tubular Products (United States), Lino et Ertec (Argentina),
Take-over of the National O'Ring and Stillman Seal activities and brands ; acquisition of the assets of the Rodgard Division (United States)
Takeover of the Parets assets from Allied Signal and of Intecsa (Spain)
Takeover of Mazzer activities (Poland and Italy) and of Pamargan (United Kingdom and Malta).
|1997||Purchase of a majority share of Cestari in Brazil and of ABT in the United States and Mexico.
Building of a plant in Byrdstown (TN) in the United States and of a plant manufacturing gloves for professional use in Saltillo, Mexico.
|1998||Acquisition of Espa in France, SRB in the United Kingdom, Extrema in Brazil and Virumetal in Uruguay
Launch of the Precision Rubber Division (PRD) in Downey (United States).
Building of a plant in Ithaca (United States) and Wuhan (China), enlargement of the Saltillo plant (Mexico).
|1999||-Acquisition of the companies Caoutchoucs Modernes and JPR in France, Kingston Warren in the United States, and Mucambo in Brazil.
-Construction of the first phase of a hose assembly plant in Amilly (France), of two plants in Portugal and one in Poland, and of the third phase of the Saltillo plant in Mexico.
|2000||Hutchinson joins Atofina, the Chemical Branch of the TotalFinaElf Group.
Inauguration of the Paulstra Chaeaudun Technical Center (France).
Acquisition of Barry Controls in the USA.
Acquisition of Soke in Austria.
Building of the new Zywiec 2 plant in Poland
|2001||Acquired Lacesa in Mexico, a company of 120 employees, located in the northwest of the country.|
|2004||Expenditure in Lodz, Poland and Ensenada, Mexico.
Partnering agreements are signed with the Japanese company, Kinugawa Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. and the Korean company Taesung.
|2005||TECHLAM joins the Company worldwide.|
|2012||Established joint venture with Nichirin Co., Ltd. to form Hutchinson Nichirin Brake Hoses, S.L. in Palamos, Spain.|