Hengst Group managing partner Jens Röttgering and member of the management board, Original Equipment division Ingo Brunsmann accepted the ‘Daimler Supplier Award 2013’ in Stuttgart.
The award recognised a successful partnership spanning over five decades, as well as the readiness to build up a global network together with Daimler.
Today, Hengst develops and manufactures on four continents – Europe, South and North America, and Asia. The award also acknowledges Hengst Automotive’s endeavours in the global implementation of the modular component concept and a high level of expertise in the areas of filtration and fluid management.
Together with Daimler, Hengst has been a pioneer on many global projects based on module systems. Hengst produces fluid management modules for nearly all of Daimler’s truck and bus applications. In the automobile division they deliver filter systems for all AMG models. The high level of expertise in development and manufacturing is valued by almost all big automobile manufacturers; Hengst had received the ‘GM Supplier Award just last year.
The first Hengst oil filters were installed in Mercedes Benz vehicles back in 1961, which also marked the beginning of a longstanding close collaboration that still continues today.
Company founder Walter Hengst and Jens Röttgering’s grandfather first established the collaboration between Hengst and Daimler at the start of the 1960s. Through innovative products and a global outlook, Hengst has been successful in building a close system partnership.
Jens Röttgering asserts that Hengst has over the years successfully acquired the reputation of a qualified development partner, and looks forward to continuing their longstanding business relationship with this important customer into the future.
Hengst Automotive is an international established development partner and OEM supplier in the array of filtration and fluid management to the automotive and engine industry as well as in the fields of industrial filtration applications and the consumer merchandise sector.