The road to one of the globally leading independent engineering service providers

2017

Acquisition of HRM Engineering AB (Sweden) and CKGP/PW & Associates Inc. (USA)

2015

Foundation of new EDAG Technology and Development Centre for light and light engineering

2014

Founding of E-Mobility, Car-IT and New Production Technology competence centres

2013

Acquisition of BFFT (approx. 600 employees)2

2012

Acquisition of Rücker (approx. 2,500 employees)1

2011

First contract with Japanese customers for derivative projects

2010

Divestiture of asset-intense businesses

2007

Around 3,500 employees worldwide

2006

Acquisition of EDAG by ATON

2004

Opening of first branches in Asia (Shanghai)

2002

Foundation technical competence centre for lightweight design

2001

First full-car development for German premium OEM

1997

Around 2,000 employees worldwide

1995

10 branches all over Germany situated close to OEMs

1987

Start of internationalization by setting up a site in Barcelona

1969

Founded near Darmstadt, Germany



Notes
1 Acquisition announced in July 2012, consolidated effective as of 1 October 2012
2 Acquisition announced in January 2013, consolidated effective as of 1 January 2013