Our divisions

The BENTELER Group is organized into the three Divisions of BENTELER Automotive, BENTELER Steel/Tube and BENTELER Distribution. To ensure our customers achieve their goals successfully, we leverage expertise from the different Divisions and make use of our size and international reach. BENTELER Glass Processing Equipment and BENTELER Lightweight Protection enhance the product and service offering.

The holding company, BENTELER International AG in Salzburg, Austria, is responsible for the global strategic management of the Group and the Divisions. As well as BENTELER International AG, BENTELER Business Services GmbH, based in Paderborn, Germany, also carries out additional holding functions.

Our portfolio – an overview:


BENTELER Automotive offers development, production and services worldwide in the field of automotive technology – from individual components to entire system solutions, from press parts to global platforms. Individually adapted to the customers’ wishes. Because as a specialist in chassis, modules, bodies, engine and exhaust systems as well as in e-mobility, we know how all these work together. That makes BENTELER one of the foremost suppliers worldwide.



BENTELER has been producing steel tubes for 100 years, and we are continuing to develop these products further. With this experience we can offer our customers around the world solutions all along the value chain. This has made BENTELER Steel/Tube into a leading producer of seamless and welded quality steel tubes for the automotive, energy and industrial sectors.



BENTELER Distribution

Over 310,000 square meters of warehouse space at around 50 locations in 30 countries worldwide. Plus a full range of carbon-steel and stainless-steel tubes: BENTELER Distribution is one of the top distributors of steel tubes worldwide. As well as a global sales and logistics network, we offer comprehensive first-stage processing and customer-specific additional services: from technical consulting to joint development and project support.


BENTELER Glass Processing Equipment 

Organizationally within the umbrella of the BENTELER Automotive Division, BENTELER Glass Processing Equipment develops and produces machinery and systems for processing flat glass. Its product portfolio includes, for example, grinding and drilling machines, washing machines for glass, and screen-printing solutions – and it has customers in the automotive industry and in the fields of architectural and technical glass.


BENTELER Lightweight Protection

Since 2011 BENTELER Lightweight Protection has been offering high-specification solutions for greater security and lower weight. These include hot-formed components with few or even no welded seams made from a variety of steel alloys. Our customers are both manufacturers of cars and trucks as well as producers of armored vehicles.