The Automotive segment, which accounts for more than two-thirds of the HÖRMANN Group’s total sales, is divided into seven fully consolidated companies. HÖRMANN Automotive is a leading systems supplier for the commercial vehicle industry in particular, but also for the construction and agricultural machinery industries. It supplies metallic components and modules to virtually all major vehicle manufacturers. These include chassis parts such as side members and frame add-ons for heavy duty trucks or all-in systems that are delivered just-in-sequence to the assembly plants. The segment covers the entire value chain with its industrial engineering, production and logistics services.

The biggest location in terms of sales is HÖRMANN Automotive Gustavsburg GmbH, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of side members and large body parts.

As an established systems provider for the commercial vehicle industry, HÖRMANN Automotive offers ideas and innovative solutions for tomorrow. These relate to both light commercial vehicles for future urban delivery systems and heavy duty commercial vehicles. According to expert forecasts, the light commercial vehicle sector in particular is set to expand steadily in the years ahead on account of the continuous growth in freight transport in urban areas, which will be driven not just by a general increase in the number of vehicles but also by cyclical replacement investments.

HÖRMANN Automotive stands for innovation, which is also thanks to the synergies arising from the interaction between the four segments. For example, at the 2018 IAA in Hanover, HÖRMANN Automotive presented an innovative integral chassis concept designed for the use of alternative drive systems. The concept pursues a systematic lightweight structural approach that reflects the cost sensitivity of the transport industry in particular and the vehicle design requirements of electric, lightweight commercial vehicles. The HÖRMANN integral chassis combines the use of innovative technologies as series and affordable materials with a smart modular structure on the basis of an optimised overall and component structure. The performance of the system as a whole is enhanced by the use of highly effective composite lightweight materials.

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Michael Radke, CEO

Companies in the HÖRMANN Automotive devision:
 

  1. HÖRMANN Automotive Gustavsburg GmbH

    The long-standing plant specialises in the production of premium chassis and body parts and attachments for truck and passenger car production.
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  2. HÖRMANN Automotive Slovakia s.r.o.

    The company is the ideal partner for the production of high-quality, cost-optimised metal components and systems.
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  3. HÖRMANN Automotive St. Wendel GmbH

    John Deere, Case New Holland, AGCO and Claas are just some of the high-profile agricultural machinery manufacturers supplied by the specialist for the production of pressed components using welded assemblies.
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  4. HÖRMANN Automotive Saarbrücken GmbH

    The company primarily focuses on the development and manufacture of vehicle systems for the automotive industry.
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  5. HÖRMANN Automotive Wackersdorf GmbH

    The core competence of the company is module assembly, packaging and logistics for customers including premium German car manufacturers.
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  6. HÖRMANN Automotive Eislingen GmbH

    The company mainly designs and constructs tank and flap systems for commercial vehicles and agricultural and construction machinery.
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