Benteler International

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Benteler International AG
Founded 1876
Founder Carl Benteler
Headquarters Salzburg, Austria
Number of locations
Key people
Hubertus Benteler, Chairman
Products Automotive modules and systems, welded and seamless steel tubes, steel distribution, engineering services
Revenue € 7.425 billion (2013)
Number of employees
28,166 (FTE)

Benteler International AG is an Austrian Management Holding Company, coordinating legally independent, internationally active business divisions Automotive, Steel Pipes and Distribution. Benteler was founded in 1876.

Benteler employs 28,166 (FTE) people at 170 locations in 38 countries. Its headquarters are at Salzburg, Austria.

Benteler International AG Divisions[edit]

Under the strategic management holding, Benteler International AG, the operative business is organized into the three legally independent business divisions Benteler Automotive, Benteler Steel/Tube and Benteler Distribution within Benteler Deutschland GmbH.

Benteler Automotive[edit]

Product Groups: Chassis, Structures, Modules, Engine and Exhaust Systems, Engineering Services, Mechanical Engineering, Defense

Benteler Steel/Tube[edit]

Hot finished seamless steel tubes and cold-drawn seamless precision steel tubes as well as welded precision steel tubes and cold-drawn welded precision steel tubes

Benteler Distribution[edit]

Customer segments: mechanical engineering, hydraulic cylinders, automotive, construction, healthcare and consumer goods, energy.

Joint ventures/ M&A's[edit]

In 2008 the SGL Carbon Company, Wiesbaden, and Paderborn-based Benteler Automotive launched a joint venture to develop, produce and market components based on carbon fiber reinforced composites (CFRP) for the automotive industry with the approval of the antitrust authorities. Each company has a 50 percent stake in the joint venture Benteler SGL GmbH & Co. KG, based in Paderborn.[1]

In January 2010, Benteler Automobiltechnik GmbH, a unit of Benteler AG, acquired automotive structures business of Norsk Hydro ASA, an Oslo-based manufacturer and supplier of aluminum and aluminum products.


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