On the move for over 80 years.

1930: Business foundation and takeoff of the automobile serial production by Herbert Richartz in Cologne, Germany

1934: Move to Berlin

1944: Relocation from Plauen (Saxony) to Hausen/Zell (Baden Wurttemberg)

1945: Restart in Hausen im Wiesental (today´s location)

1970: Plant establishment for commercial vehicle sector in Rülzheim (Rhineland Palatinate)

1981: Productional enlargement in Hausen and Rülzheim

1986: Reconstruction of the facility in Hausen

1990: International orientation with the plant in Masevaux(F)

1991: Reconstruction of Auto Câble Masevaux

1993: Second stage of construction Masevaux

1993: Manufacturing co-operation in the Czech Republic

1995: Contact office USA, Akron Ohio

1995: Adoption of Temic plant in Rheindahlen (North Rhine Westphalia)

1996: Establishment of Auto-Kabel Management GmbH (ltd.)

1996: Establishment of SAK plant in Courgenay (CH)

1996: First certification according to standard ISO 9001

1997: Establishment of Auto-Kabel in North America, El Paso, Texas (USA)

1997: Establishment of the AKMK plant and start of production in Ciudad Juarez (MX)

1998: Expansion of production at SAK

1999: Certification according to quality standard QS 9000

2000: Extension of the core program around rope production system with KCC Cologne

2001: First certification according to standard ISO/TS 16949:1999

2001: Move of the Auto-Kabel Management GmbH into the new office building

2002: First certification according to standard ISO 14001 (environmental management)

2003: First certification according to standard ISO/TS 16949:2002

2004: Setup and development of a client oriented distribution structure

2005: Implementing of the production facility Krupka (CZ)

2005: Expansion and modernization of the plant Juarez (MX)

2006: Auto-Kabel of North America receives the GM (General Motors) reward "Global Supplier of the Year"

2007: Merging of AK Systemtechnik AG into SAK Auto Kabel AG Courgenay(CH)by 1.10

2007: Auto Kabel AG expands with a new hall of 6000 m²

2007: Establishment of Auto-Kabel Harness (Taicang) Co., Ltd. In China

2009: Auto-Kabel of North America with the supplier plant Mexico receives the GM award  "Global Supplier of the Year"

2010: Manufacturing area of Auto-Kabel Harness (Taicang) Co., Ltd expands by 4000 m²

2012: Commissioning of new storing capacities of 3000m² for Auto-Kabel Harness (Taicang)Co.Ltd. in China

2012: Auto-Kabel of North America with the supplier plant Mexico receives the GM award "Platinum Supplier Status"