BENTELER at a glance

BENTELER develops solutions that make the difference – for our customers, employees and society. We are passionate about producing safety-relevant products, services and systems for the engineering, automotive, and energy sectors that lead to success. And we do that in close proximity and collaboration with our customers. With our technological expertise and strong focus on successful implementation, we keep our promises. At BENTELER we give our all – with courage, ambition and respect – but we never give up.

BENTELER. The family of driven professionals. Since 1876.

BENTELER is a family business now owned by the fourth generation of the founding family. Founded in 1876 by Carl Benteler, today the company is 100% in the ownership of the Benteler family, half through Hubertus Benteler Ges.m.b.H. and half through Helmut Benteler GmbH.

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

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The Executive Board of BENTELER International AG:

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Ralf Göttel, 
Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

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Guido Huppertz,
Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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Isabel Diaz Rohr,
Member of the Executive Board

 

 

 

With approximately 150 locations in around 40 countries, BENTELER is always at the side of its business partners. Not only in terms of geographical proximity, but also strategically: BENTELER supports its partners from product idea to series production. We are your global partner.

Around 1,200 employees work in research and development in 32 locations worldwide, in 18 countries. In 2017 we filed 81 new patents as a result of their work. The research and development budget amounted to €87 million. Click here for more on our innovation initiatives.

The Group's 30,000 employees are the key to our success. In a rapidly changing world they are critical in ensuring we meet and master the challenges of the future. And so it is very important to us to attract the best talents and experts, provide them with further training and promote their safety, health and motivation.

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We rely for our success on our competence and first-class performance. We develop tailor-made ideas and solutions in close collaboration with our international customers. Underpinning all this is a constant exchange between global procurement, our Divisions and our suppliers. In this way we ensure that our customers can rely on our products and services.

Our suppliers must all fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  1. Quality management system certified acc. to ISO 9001 with compliance to ISO 16949
  2. Commitment to the zero-defects principle
  3. Clear environmental standards (e.g. ISO 14001)
  4. Traceability throughout the entire supply chain
  5. Full compliance with our Terms and Conditions of Business
  6. Commitment to The BENTELER Code of Coduct
  7. Vast experience in the automotive/steel industries
  8. Cost and/or technology leaders in the respective industries 

On the following pages: more about the structure of the Group, facts and figures, plus information on our global presence.