Huf receives General Motors Supplier of the Year Award 2015

Excellent door handles made by Huf

Huf receives General Motors Supplier of the Year Award 2015

Huf receives General Motors Supplier of the Year Award 2015

Automotive supplier Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst receives General Motors Supplier of the Year Award 2015 for its excellent performance in the product segment “door handles”.

“We have been a partner of General Motors, which also includes Opel and Vauxhall, for more than 60 years. The Award is an acknowledgment for our enormous commitment – that makes me proud”, Thomas Tomakidi (Deputy CEO Huf Group) is pleased to say.
The close cooperation between General Motors and Huf guarantees success: General Motors stands for innovation and future-oriented technologies. With its products, Huf has actively influenced this image. Especially the product segment door handles is all about the combination of convincing design and intelligent technology. “Our aim is to be one step ahead – to pick up trends early and to push them further. This award is an acknowledgment and motivation for the future”, says Tomakidi.

Huf Group produces worldwide about 160,000 door handles daily. Huf runs 23 companies in Europe, America and Asia. A major shore of these door handles is equipped with electronics for passive entry systems. Eight paint shops (two in set-up-phase in China and India) secure the production of these door handles. Huf is one of the largest suppliers in this segment.

Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst develops and produces mechanical and electronic key systems, lock sets, steering column locks, remote control systems, telematics and tire pressure monitoring systems for the automotive industry. Today, Huf has approx. 7,500 employees located in 15 countries worldwide. More than 500 designers and technicians working in the offices in Germany, in the USA, in Romania, India, Brazil and China are engaged in research and development.

Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst entwickelt und produziert weltweit mechanische und elektronische Schließsysteme, Türgriffsysteme, Fahrberechtigungssysteme, Passive-Entry-Systeme, Fahrzeugzugangssysteme, sowie Systeme für Heckklappen und Hecktüren, Reifendruckkontrollsysteme und Telematiksysteme. Huf wurde 1908 in Velbert (Deutschland) gegründet und lieferte erstmals 1920 Schlösser und Schließsysteme an Mercedes-Benz.
Neben der Muttergesellschaft in Velbert gehören zur Huf-Gruppe in Deutschland vier Unternehmen, in Europa, Amerika und Asien gibt es weitere Tochtergesellschaften. Insgesamt beschäftigt Huf weltweit rund 7.400 Mitarbeiter, davon 1.400 Mitarbeiter im Mutterhaus in Velbert. 2015 erwirtschaftete die Huf-Gruppe einen Umsatz von über 1,3 Milliarden Euro.

Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co. KG
Dipl. Oec. Ute J. Hoppe
Steegerstr. 17
42551 Velbert
+ (0)2051/ 272 572