An eventful history for over 90 years.

1930

Company Formation

Company founded by Herbert Richartz, in Cologne

1930 1
1945

Relocation

Relocation to Hausen im Wiesental

1945
1970

Factory Foundation in Rülzheim

Foundation of the commercial vehicle division, in Rülzheim

1970 1
1986

New construction of the plant in Hausen i.W.

1986
1990

Factory Foundation in Masevaux

International orientation with construction of the plant in Masevaux (FR)

1990
1995

Factory Foundation in Rheindahlen

Takeover of Rheindahlen plant from Temic

1995
1996

Foundation of Auto-Kabel Management GmbH

1996
1997

Factory Foundation in Courgenay

Foundation of the SAK plant in Courgenay (CH)

1997 1 1
1997

Factory Foundation in El Paso/Juarez

Foundation of Auto-Kabel North America and Mexico

1997 2 2
2001

Move into new administration building

2001
2005

Factory Foundation in Krupka

Start-up of the plant in Krupka (CZ)

2005
2007

Factory Foundation in Taicang

Foundation of Auto-Kabel Harness Taicang (CN)

2007 2
2018

Factory Foundation in Mionica

Construction of the plant in Mionica (Serbia)

2018 1