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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.

Our Apprentices - Talents of Tomorrow!

We began training apprentices just one year after our founding in 1959. Today, we have apprentice programs at every plant to develop the young talents of tomorrow.

Global Apprenticeship Rotation Program

In an increasingly globalized world, international experience is becoming more and more important for young professionals. With the global rotation program, we want to enable apprentices to gain valuable insights and expertise in different company locations.

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.

Apprentice Performance Competition

Closing Ceremony meets Firmament! The apprentices took center stage at the 50th closing ceremony of the apprentice performance competition of the Industry Division. A total of 18 apprentices from the second year of our technical apprenticeships took part.

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!

Sustainability in Focus

Sustainability in Focus: Successful Cinema Screening Of MATTER out of PLACE for Apprentices in Vorarlberg! It is a compelling documentary that highlights the issues of pollution and waste in our society. We set a strong example in the spirit of sustainability by inviting our apprentices to the film screening. We also organized participation for other renowned companies in Vorarlberg. A total of 250 apprentices and accompanying persons filled the cinema halls of the Cineplexx Hohenems.

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.

Apprentice Bonuses for Our Young <<Raw Diamonds>>

It is gratifying that this year already the second bonus was awarded to 56 young talents for special achievements. The school performances, the employee interviews, the good or excellent success in the performance competition, and the final apprenticeship examination were considered.

PLANT NEWS SEPTEMBER

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

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.

Graduation from Our Young Diamonds in the Rough

For Hirschmann Automotive, it is a pleasure and a daily challenge to shape the young diamonds in the rough into sought-after specialists. At the end of March 2022, two apprentices in the profession of process technology and seven apprentices in the profession of toolmaking technology have successfully completed their apprenticeships.

Successful graduation with an outstanding performance by our apprentices in Freyung

Following successfully written final examinations, the 2021/22 apprenticeship year is ending.

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.

Apprentice Performance Competitions of the Industry Division. Work Hard, Play Hard.

The apprentice performance competitions of the Industry Division are proof of the high level of apprenticeship training in Vorarlberg. The apprentices took center stage at the closing ceremony and the subsequent concert by reggae musician Protoje! A total of 14 apprentices from the second year of our technical apprenticeships took part - three of them graduated with excellent success and nine with good success.

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.

Megatrends in the Automotive Industry - Risk? Opportunity!

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.

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.

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.

The girls and boys are trained in the professions of toolmaking, plastics technology, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, process technology, IT technology and operational logistics. This year, for the first time, the program will also include the apprenticeship of production measurement technician.

The apprentices are offered a modern and comprehensive training program in an internationally active company. In addition, they enjoy many benefits such as performance-based bonus payments, stays abroad in our plants, learning hours in the company, convertible notebooks for professional, school and private use, reduced-price lunch in our works canteen and much more.

We also have 3 new apprentices starting at our plant in Freyung, Germany. Two apprentices will learn the apprenticeship toolmaking and one apprentice will be trained as an industrial clerk.

We are looking forward to accompany the apprentices and the student for the next years and to train them to become the skilled workers of tomorrow.

Date:05.09.2022