MANN+HUMMEL GmbH

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.mann-hummel.com

■Address

Hindenburgstrasse 45, 71638 Ludwigsburg, Germany

Business Overview

-The Company is a leading global expert for filtration solutions. It primarily develops and manufactures air filters, oil filters, fuel filters, cabin filters, and filter systems for the automotive industry.

-The Company is organized into four business units:

  • Automotive Original Equipment
  • Automotive Aftermarket
  • Industrial Filtration
  • Water Filtration

Shareholders

-The Company is family owned.

Products

Air filter systems
-Cabin filters
-Air cleaner systems
-Combination filters with carbon layer

Liquid filter systems
-Oil filters
-Fuel filters
-Modular fuel filter systems
-Multilayer filter media
-Integrated oil-water-heat exchangers
-Crankcase ventilation systems
-Oil pressure switches
-Sensors
-Fuel supply rails
-Oil mist separators
-Water separators
-Air/oil separators
-Control valves
-Sealing systems and components

Air intake systems
-Passive and active intake manifolds
-Air ducts
-Active charge air ducts
-Charge air ducts
-Crankcase ventilation systems
-Air induction systems
-Intake modules
-Acoustic products
-Double resonance systems
-Active intake module with additional electric booster
-Symposers
-Silencers
-Intake air preheating boxes
-Heating pipes
-Control valves
-Design covers
-Rocker covers

Electric vehicle components
-Plastic battery frames
-Air dryer cartridges
-Degassing units
-Ion exchange filters
-Cathode air filters

History

1941 Filterwerk Mann+Hummel GmbH founded in Ludwigsburg near Stuttgart, Germany, by Adolf Mann and Dr. Erich Hummel.
1942 Development of an air cleaner with a cyclone construction; both textile and felt filters; strainer disc filters; and a main-flow oil centrifuge.
1946 "Filap" was founded to produce industrial filters. Founded in Speyer.
1948 "Plant Engineering" Division founded (now Mann+Hummel ProTec GmbH)
1951 Development and start of filter production with paper fine-mesh filter elements for air and oil filtration.
1954 Start of construction of a second production plant in Ludwigsburg.
1958 Start of production of spin-on filters for oil (main and auxiliary flow).
1959 Start of cooperation with filter manufacturers in Argentina and Brazil (now: Mann+Hummel Argentina S.A., Buenos Aires; and Mann+Hummel Brasil Ltda., Indaiatuba).
1962 Purchase of a former pasta factory in Marklkofen, Bavaria, and conversion into third production plant in Germany.
1965 Filtros Mann S.A. founded in Zaragoza, Spain.
1967 Presentation at the Frankfurt Motor Show of air cleaner with radial inlet and integrated pre-separation ring (later named the "Mann Piclon").
1969 Purchase of another production plant in Ludwigsburg and expansion of the "Plant Engineering" Division (now Mann+Hummel ProTec GmbH).
First series orders for automobile air cleaners made of plastic.
First flat filter element for automobile air cleaners.
1970 Concentration of the Speyer plants in the "Brunckstrasse", the actual site of the Industrial Filters Business Unit
1973 Delivery of the first coloring equipment (ProTec Business Unit)
1978 Delivery of the first multiple feed station conveying system (ProTec Business Unit)
1981 Started development of plastic engine intake manifolds.
1984 First plastic oil filter housing.
1988 Purchase of Hydromation N.V. in Tongeren, Belgium.
1989 Started series production of plastic intake manifolds using the lost core technology
1990 Extensive expansion of engine test benches and roller dynamometers in Ludwigsburg.
1991 Purchase of Plasta Sonneberg GmbH, Thuringia, (now: Filterwerk Mann+Hummel GmbH, Sonneberg).
1993 Joint venture Mann Filtr Jipap s.r.o. founded in the Czech Republic.
Filtros Mann S.A. founded in Mexico. (now: Mann+Hummel Mexico, S.A. de C.V.)
Acquisition of Somos GmbH, Weiterstadt.
Development of the "Europiclon" air cleaner generation.
1994 Mann+Hummel Filter Technology Inc. founded in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A. (now: Mann+Hummel USA, Inc.)
1995 Purchase of Universal Dynamics, Inc., Woodbridge, Virginia, U.S.A.
Production of an intake module with a plastic switch air intake manifold (lost core technology).
1996 Environmental Prize from the Federation of German Industry (BDI) for "evotop(R)", an environmentally-friendly oil filter concept with a metal-free filter element.
Mann+Hummel (S.E.A.) Pte., Singapore, founded.
Opening of a sales office in Shanghai, China.
Mann+Hummel (UK) Ltd., Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, founded.
Mann+Hummel Automotive, Inc., Southfield, Michigan, U.S.A., founded. (now Mann+Hummel USA, Inc.)
1997 ProTec Business Unit spun of and formed into Mann+Hummel ProTec GmbH, Ludwigsburg.
Acquisition of Vollmar Anlagentechnik (ProTec Business Unit)
1998 Purchase of Advanced Filtration Concepts, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
Purchase of Geiger Technic, Inc., Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A. (now Mann+Hummel USA, Inc.).
1999 Mann+Hummel Japan Ltd founded in Yokohama.
Foundation of Mann+Hummel France S.A.R.L. in Gennevilliers
2000 Takeover of Oil Conditioning Systems (OCS) Division from the American Federal Mogul Group.
Sales Office set up in Warsaw, Poland
Foundation of Joint Venture: G.U.D. Mann+Hummel Filter Systems (PTY) Ltd. in Atlantis, South Africa.
2001 Mann and Hummel Australia PTY Limited founded in Sydney, Australia
2002 Acquisition of the Solvay Group's Air Induction Systems and Technical Parts (AIS/TP) Division
Foundation of Service Center Scandinavia in Gothenburg, Sweden
Foundation of Joint Venture: Shanghai Mann+Hummel Filter Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China
Joint Venture Mann+Hummel Fawer Filter Co. Ltd. founded in Changchun, China
Joint Venture DongWoo Mann+Hummel Co. Ltd. is set up in South Korea
2003 Sales Office set up in Sondrio, Italy
The name Filterwerk Mann+Hummel GmbH is changed to Mann+Hummel GmbH
Mann+Hummel establishes a sales office in Gex, France for the ProTec Business Unit following the acquisition of Per-Color S.a.r.L.
ProTec moves from Weiterstadt and Koenigswinter to Bensheim/Hessen
Establishment of a representative office in Bangalore, India
2004 Mann+Hummel Italia S.r.l. founded in Torino, Italy.
2006 The Bosch Group and MANN+HUMMEL acquire the Purolator filter business from ArvinMeritor.
2008 100% takeover of the Korean filter specialist Dongwoo Co. Ltd. and name change to MANN+HUMMEL Dongwoo Co. Ltd.
2010 Takeover of membrane specialist Ultra-Flo, Singapore.
2011 The Company's subsidiary, MANN+HUMMEL Air Filter GmbH & Co. KG based in Gefrees, builds new plant in Himmelkron.
The Company opened new production facility in Dunlap, Tennessee (USA).
2012 OHL Engineering GmbH has taken over the operative business of the MANN+HUMMEL subsidiary ProTec.
New manufacturing site in Liuzhou, South China.
The Company founded a 100% subsidiary MANN+HUMMEL (Thailand) LTD. in Thailand.
The Company has inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Bawal, India.
2013 Acquired Purolator Filters LLC, previously a joint venture between Bosch and the Company which manufactures oil and air filters.
Aug. 2015 Entered definitive agreement to acquire global filtration operations of Affinia Group Inc.
May 2016 Completed acquisition of filtration operations of Affinia Group

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