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28 November 2014
This month's managament briefing reviews the financial position of the global supplier automotive supplier industry. Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.
20 February 2013
Is the world’s newest car brand a Chinese export, or a global brand that just happens to build its cars in China? Mark Bursa reports on the first steps of Qoros.
1 March 2004
The practice of brand development is now extending into the OE supplier industry. But building a global brand can be very expensive and B2B industries often have little or no experience in this area. So exactly what opportunities are there from OE supplier branding, what measures need to be taken to build that brand, and what is current best practice in the global supplier industry? Susan Brown investigates
21 October 2002
The automotive suspension and chassis industry is highly complex, with different designs used and manufacturing arrangements in place around the world. There is a multitude of political labour issues affecting the industry, as well as the constant battle between the steel and aluminium lobbies to use one material or the other. Companies are also frequently refocusing on 'core competencies', resulting in a great deal of change for the industry.
26 March 2012
QUBE is just-auto's online research platform, providing constantly updated insight and analysis on the global automotive manufacturing industry across over 40 sectors and 200 companies. In this month's just-auto management briefing we republish extracts from QUBE. This interview is part of QUBE's Exhaust Systems Intelligence Service
14 March 2017
After using composite transverse leaf springs first in the XC90, Geely's Volvo Cars is using them on the S90 and V90 models. They're produced by Benteler-SGL using high-speed resin transfer moulding (RTM) and Henkel's Loctite MAX 2 two-component polyurethane composite matrix resin.
23 December 2016
As previously announced, Hubertus Benteler is transferring from the Executive Board to the Supervisory Board of Benteler International AG as of 1 April 2017. Also effective 1 April, Ralf Göttel will be appointed CEO of the international technology...
26 September 2016
The Benteler-Group enjoyed ongoing stable development in the first six months of the fiscal year 2016. Sales were slightly down year on year at EUR3,792m (US$4260m) (2015: EUR3,930m, but were on a par with the previous year once adjusted for exchange rate...
7 September 2016
Benteler Automotive's new plant in Wrzesnia near Poznan, Poland, will produce front-end and chassis modules from individual components for the next generation Volkswagen Crafter.
18 July 2016
The Czech Republic is an important Eastern European production location for Benteler Automotive. To keep pace with future growth, Benteler is investing in a new components plant in the Czech Republic. Its fifth plant will go into operation at the end of 2017...
20 June 2016
Benteler Automotive has hosted an opening ceremony for its new production plant, located in Shenyang, China.
13 June 2016
On 3 June 2016, Benteler Automotive hosted an opening ceremony for its new production plant, located in Shenyang. Shenyang plant started operations this year as the 10th plant in region Asia Pacific. This investment will support the further growth of...
12 December 2014
Already a permanent feature of automotive engineering, lightweight construction methods continue to steadily gain in importance. Due to automation and cycle time issues, however, manufacturing composite components under mass-production conditions is a major...
20 October 2014
Funding of GBP5.4m awarded today (20 October) by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) will help six local automotive suppliers win new business and close the skills gap.
16 September 2014
The supervisory board of Benteler International has appointed Dr. Peter Laier to the executive board effective 1 October. In the newly created position as chief operating officer (COO), Laier will take over the managerial responsibilities from CEO of the...
5 June 2013
Benteler Automotive plans to shut down its manufacturing operations at 4401 North Park Drive, Opelika, in Alabama. The move is likely to result in 121 job cuts. Benteler NAO executive vice president Otto Buschsieweke told WSFA, "We have been studying our...
6 May 2013
In the middle of April, Benteler Automotive hosted a grand opening ceremony for its new production plant and Asia Pacific headquarter, located in Jiading (Shanghai), in the presence of the chairman of the executive board of Benteler International, Hubertus...
9 April 2013
Benteler Distribution Hungary hosted a grand opening ceremony of its new warehouse in Budapest, Hungary, on 9 April. One hundred and thirty customers, suppliers, representatives and employees were invited to the site dedication. The new site includes a...
15 February 2013
Qoros, the new China-based luxury car brand involving Chery, is to show its first series production car at the Geneva Motor Show.
23 October 2012
Benteler-SGL, a joint venture of Benteler Automobiltechnik and SGL Group has offically opened a new factory in Ort im Innkreis, Austria. Composite components for vehicle bodies will made at the EUR36m (US$47m) 45,000 sq m site from mid 2013.
28 August 2012
Remy International announced today (27 August) the completion of a project with Benteler Engineering to develop a progressive concept heavy-duty hybrid truck for MAN. The vehicle, called the Metropolis, will use Remy's HVH410 electric traction motor and...
16 May 2012
Benteler reported that its profit after tax for fiscal year of 2011 amounted to EUR97m (US$124.3m), following a profit of EUR79.9m the year before. The company's automotive division generated revenue of EUR5.53bn, up 15%, in 2011. The Benteler Group invested...
10 May 2012
Benteler-SGL, a joint venture between Benteler Automobiltechnik and the SGL Group, has set up a new plant in Ort im Innkreis in Upper Austria. A production centre for the manufacture of automotive components made of fiber reinforced composites is being built...
29 February 2012
General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has embarked on new packaging solutions in an effort to increase efficiency and minimise the impact on the environment. The company has started implementing innovative packaging solutions, called GoodPacks, at its exports...
8 February 2012
Benteler Group is looking to build its first steel tubing plant at Pooler site in Georgia, reports Steel Guru. Benteler spokeswoman, Gudrun Girnus, said, "Yes, the Benteler Group is looking for opportunities to internationalise its steel tube business by...
2 November 2011
Benteler Automotive announced that it plans to invest US$ 32.2m to expand its Goshen, Indiana plant, after the Goshen City Council finalises a $2m tax abatement agreement. The new Elkhart County project is expected to add 98 jobs to the local...
19 July 2011
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, honoured last year's ten best suppliers at the Porsche works in Leipzig. First prize went to Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. from Lippstadt, which manufactures innovative headlight systems for the sports car manufacturer....
11 May 2011
During fiscal 2010, the global economy recovered faster than expected from the profound recession that the global financial crisis had induced the year before. In 2010 the Benteler Group generated revenue of EUR 6,104 million - a 34% increase from the year...
27 October 2010
Lumiglass Industries, a subsidiary of Glass LLC which is wholly owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, has nearly doubled its production capacity of laminated glass with the installation of a state-of-the-art pre-laminating unit from Benteler AG, the Germany-based...
26 April 2010
Ford is adding 13 new companies to its Aligned Business Framework (ABF), bringing to 90 the total number of key component and service suppliers.
20 November 2009
Volkswagen of South Africa has started exporting right-hand-drive versions of the new Polo following investment at its plant in Uitenhage, near Port Elizabeth.
30 October 2009
BMW Group and the SGL Group have agreed to establish a joint venture to produce carbon fibres and textile semi-finished products (CFRP) for use in vehicle construction. The total investment is EUR90m in the first development phase.
11 February 2009
The Spanish government will spend EUR1.69m from a European Union (EU) European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) on helping workers made redundant from just two auto components manufacturers, despite originally intending to spread the cash between 12 companies.
29 May 2007
Volkswagen’s works council has one again proposed that Volkswagen purchase shares in its major suppliers. The proposal is in response to the current trend for private equity firms to acquire suppliers, which the works council views as dangerous, because of their focus on short –term profits.
12 July 2006
German parts maker Benteler opened a new factory in Vigo, Galicia, on Tuesday, Spanish newswire Europa Press reported.
14 March 2017
After using composite transverse leaf springs first in the XC90, Geely's Volvo Cars is using...
23 December 2016
As previously announced, Hubertus Benteler is transferring from the Executive Board to the Superv...
26 September 2016
The Benteler-Group enjoyed ongoing stable development in the first six months of the fiscal year...
7 September 2016
Benteler Automotive's new plant in Wrzesnia near Poznan, Poland, will produce front-end and c...
18 July 2016
The Czech Republic is an important Eastern European production location for Benteler Automotive....
20 June 2016
Benteler Automotive has hosted an opening ceremony for its new production plant, located in Sheny...