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 is the development partner for the worldʼs leading automobile manufacturers. We design and develop solutions where quality, safety and efficiency are decisive. Our products comprise components and modules for chassis, body, engine and exhaust systems. As a process specialist with strong innovations capability we partner our customers along the entire value chain – from development and production to assembly. The Automotive Division also offers its customers system solutions for electric vehicles.



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

BENTELER Distribution is the leading international trading partner for high-quality steel tubes and associated services. Our customers are in the mechanical engineering, automotive, energy, construction and ship-building industries. We offer them custom tube solutions, comprehensive firststage processing and additional customer-specific services. We ensure fast and reliable delivery of steel tubes in different sizes and grades – with over 310,000 m2 of warehouse space in Europe´s biggest high-rack facility, 50 locations in almost 30 countries and more than 100,000 tons of steel in stock.


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.