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Hirschmann Automotive is Certified as a Great Place To Work®

Since 2012, our employees in Kenitra have been driving progress in the automotive industry, thus shaping the mobility of today and tomorrow.…

Standing Strong Together: Our Donation Campaign for Morocco

In September, Morocco was shaken by a devastating earthquake that left the nation racing against the clock to find survivors and assess the damage caused. Our thoughts and support go out to the people affected by this tragedy.

Hirschmann Automotive is Certified as a Great Place To Work®

We are excited and honored to announce that our plant in San Miguel, Mexico was the first one within our Group to be recognized as a Great…

(E)mission Impossible?

Hirschmann Automotive is confidently taking the road towards CO₂ neutrality by 2050 with a multifaceted approach.

Standing Strong Together

In recent days, Morocco was shaken by a devastating earthquake that has left the nation racing against the clock to find survivors and assess the damage caused by it. Our thoughts and support go out to the people affected by this tragedy.

PLANT NEWS JULY

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

PLANT NEWS JUNE

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

Invitation to the Romanian Parliament

We had the pleasure of being invited to the Parliament of Romania, Chamber of Deputies at the Information Technology and Communications Committee, where we discussed the current strategy and public policies of the Romanian Digitalization Minister. Thank you, Sabin Sărmaș, for the warm welcome and open discussions, where we were able to present the improvement ideas that will help us implement our future digitalization projects in our company. Looking forward to our future collaboration!

PLANT NEWS MAY

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

The Representatives of Vorarlberg's Most Prominent Companies as Guests in Our Halls

On Tuesday evening, our logistics center at the headquarters in Rankweil was transformed into an event location! The reason was the “VN Top 100” event, where more than 300 top representatives and prominent entrepreneurs from Vorarlberg's economy and politics, including Finance Minister Magnus Brunner and Country Councilor Marco Tittler, were visiting. We are proud to have hosted this event, where Vorarlberg's largest and most successful companies are honored, and the VN Business Award is presented every year.

PLANT NEWS APRIL

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

Total Donation in the Amount of 13,000 Euros for Those Affected by the Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

The entire scale of the earthquake disaster in the Turkish-Syrian border region and the impact on the people is enormous! The employees and management of Hirschmann Automotive support the aid organization "Nachbar in Not" with a donation of 13,000 euros. Through this valuable contribution, the aid organization "Nachbar in Not" can help and support affected people.

Angelo Holzknecht Becomes New CEO of Hirschmann Automotive

Following the latest Board resolution, Angelo Holzknecht will take up the position of Chief Executive Officer. The international automotive supplier is pleased to be able to appoint this responsible position from within its own ranks.

PLANT NEWS MARCH

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

Adrian Low is the new Managing Director of China.

We are pleased to announce that Adrian Low will take over the position of Managing Director as of February 20, 2023. He will be fully responsible for the business and operations in the APAC market for Hirschmann Automotive.

PLANT NEWS FEBRUARY

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

4 Questions to Wolfgang Holzer, Global Area Manager VW Group

What makes working at Hirschmann Automotive special?

PLANT NEWS JANUARY

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

5 Questions to Klaus Häfele, Mechanical & Plastics Engineering Director

What makes working at Hirschmann Automotive special?

PLANT NEWS NOVEMBER

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

Most Attractive Employer for Students Award

We are pleased to announce that our plant in Vsetín has been honored with the "Most AQttractive Employer for Students Award 2022" on 3rd place in Zlín region. This award is a result of our teamwork and passion for people.

5 Questions to Sven Capelli, Account Manager E-JOYN

What makes working at Hirschmann Automotive special?

PLANT NEWS OCTOBER

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

PLANT NEWS SEPTEMBER

We are #ConnectedByPassion – across borders, oceans, and cultural differences.

Start. Apprentices. Future.

As every year, the time had come again at the beginning of September 2022: we welcomed 21 new apprentices and one business student to Hirschmann Automotive at the plant in Rankweil, Austria. This year, the newcomers went to Hotel Viktor in Viktorsberg for a few days to get to know each other.

Austria's LEADING EMPLOYER Award 2022

Hirschmann Automotive was once again recognized as Austria's LEADING EMPLOYER - the top 1% of all employers. This was the result of a comprehensive study on the topic of employer qualities.

Industrialization. Process Optimization. Goal Orientation.

The traditional development cycles in the automotive industry are being redesigned, which means that Hirschmann Automotive has to make the production plants fit for industrialization.

Angelo Holzknecht Is Taking Over as the New CSO of Hirschmann Automotive

Pascal Hetzenauer has decided to step down from management for personal reasons. The international automotive supplier has appointed his successor, Angelo Holzknecht, from its own ranks.

Won Duel with the Data Masses.

Launching Master Data Governance (MDG) at Hirschmann Automotive for approximately 200,000 articles, which are manufactured at seven production sites worldwide.

Bigger. Better. Faster.

Hirschmann Automotive expands its plant in Romania. At the end of March 2022, the automotive supplier opened a new production hall in Sânpaul, Romania, near Târgu Mureş. More than 2,100 employees are now employed here at two sites.

Volker Buth, CEO of Hirschmann Automotive, Resigns

Volker Buth, Chief Executive Officer of Hirschmann Automotive, has decided to resign from business operations due to health reasons. He will continue to remain a part of the company in an advisory capacity.

Electromobility, autonomous and connected driving, as well as sustainability are influencing market developments in the automotive industry and are considered to be the current megatrends. They will revolutionize individual mobility in the future. Hirschmann Automotive is at the forefront of this challenging transformation phase and is considered the Platzhirsch for individual customer solutions.

The automotive industry is in a constant state of change. For Hirschmann Automotive as an automotive supplier, the rapid development has enormous implications for strategic sales prospects. »In order to adapt the pace and flexibility to the market requirements, we have adapted our processes for this according to the market conditions and brought the designated functional areas closer together,« explains Pascal Hetzenauer (CSO).

For the megatrend of autonomous driving, the automotive supplier develops and produces connectors, special cable assemblies and sensors for vehicles of renowned OEMs. Electrification and other alternative drive technologies are placing new demands on connector systems, which the company is mastering with flying colors with in-house developments and the Hirschmann Automotive PowerStar product family. »We see digitalization, electromobility and sustainability as opportunities for growth and differentiation,« mentions Markus Ganahl (COO).

The automotive supplier is also represented in the field of micromobility by well-known global market leaders in the area of e-bikes, e-scooters as well as pedelecs as a system supplier for wiring harnesses and special cable assemblies. As a global company headquartered in Vorarlberg, Hirschmann Automotive has a significant influence on and determines all changes taking place in individual mobility.

When it comes to climate protection, Hirschmann Automotive also relies on a solid sustainability strategy and tackles the issue from its own innovative strength. Through the targeted expansion of the photovoltaic system at the Rankweil site and thus the use of renewable energy for 12% of its own requirements, the automotive supplier is using its enormous potential to improve its environmental balance. In addition, Hirschmann Automotive is making an important contribution to a sustainable future through the effective use of waste heat for heating, operation with green electricity, and also through the recycling and recovery of waste.

As a team and with goal orientation, the employees are committed to the healthy growth and continuous further development of the group. This "we" concept unites the sites worldwide and is the basis of the company's philosophy. »With passion and know-how, our employees are actively shaping the mobility of the future,« says Pascal Hetzenauer (CSO). »We thereby secure jobs and create opportunities to invest in the future as well as open up new markets,« adds Stefan Tschol (CFO).

With passion, cohesion and goal orientation, Hirschmann Automotive will continue to shape the constant change in the automotive industry, continue its economic success and remain the Platzhirsch for individual customer solutions.

Date:24.03.2022