Hirschmann Chronik

Hirschmann chronicle

1959

Establishment of Richard Hirschmann GesmbH, Rankweil: development and production of telecommunication devices (transmitters, receivers, aerials)

1980

Entry into the connector technology and harnesses for loudspeaker systems for the automotive industry

1985

Development of the 1mm annular contact systems in soldering for the automotive premium segment

1988

Harnesses for the motor area (E-gas, idling regulation)

1991

Extension of the production capacity in Rankweil by new building

1993

First parking assistance harnesses
Joint-venture with Trend-V, Zlin/CZ

1994

Development supplier for harnesses in the chassis for the premium segment
First electric ignition unit for pyrotechnic seat belt tightener

1995

Sales office in Turin/Italy

1997

Acquisition of the Hirschmann Group by Rheinmetall AG
Development supplier for motor contacting for a well-known automotive manufacturer

1998

Development supplier for sensors for brake lining wear for a well-know automotive manufacturer

2001

Entry into foil-technology and into the product field of sensors

2002

Acquisition of Trend-V and establishment of Hirschmann Czech s.r.o.

2003

Opening of the new plant in Vsetin/CZ; production of micro inflator units
Acquisition by F&R Industrie Invest GmbH; new company name and new corporate design

2006

Development of electric connectors without contact element (KTL)

2007

Establishment of Hirschmann Romania S.R.L.

2008

Start of production in the new plant in Tirgu Mures/RO

2009

Sales office in Braunschweig/Germany

2010

Estabilishment of the division Renewable Energy

2011

Extension of Hirschmann Romania S.R.L

2012

Establishment of Hirschmann Kenitra in Morocco

2013

Foundation of Hirschmann (Nantong) Automotive Co., Ltd. in China

2014

Sales office in Shanghai (China); Start of Production in Nantong (China)

2015

Foundation of Hirschmann Automotive Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V.; Opening sales office in Detroit

2016

Opening of Hirschmann Automotive Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V.

2017

Extension of Hirschmann Automotive Kenitra.

Opening of the new employee center, the new apprentice workshop, a new toolmaking center and the new central laboratory in Rankweil

Development start for a connection technology for high-speed bus systems

2018

Establishment of a new core competence centre for stamping and bending technology through the takeover of “Geissler Präzisionserzeugnisse GmbH” in Gauting.

 

Valus and principles

The foundation of our everyday processes and decisions are customer-specific requirements and in-house arrangements. However, entrepreneurial action requires tolerance. A common value-system supports employees to correspond to ethic and legal requirements at the daily work and act with responsibility.

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Hirschmann Automotive GmbH
Oberer Paspelsweg 6-8
6830 Rankweil, Austria
Phone: +43 (0)5522 307-0
Email: info@hirschmann-automotive.com