About MAHLE—Shaping the future with innovative strength
As a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industry, MAHLE offers unique systems competence in the internal combustion engine and engine peripherals. With its two business units Engine Systems and Components and Filtration and Engine Peripherals, the MAHLE Group thus ranks among the top three systems suppliers worldwide for piston systems, cylinder components, as well as valve train, air management, and liquid management systems. Almost all automobile and engine manufacturers around the world are customers of MAHLE.
For more than 90 years, MAHLE has played a decisive role in promoting the development of automotive and engine technology, setting standards time and again. Driven by performance—every MAHLE employee demonstrates surpassing enthusiasm for performance, precision, and perfection.
MAHLE has a local presence in all major world markets. Approximately 49,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and eight research and development centers in Stuttgart, Northampton, Detroit (Farmington Hills, Novi), Tokyo (Kawagoe, Okegawa), Shanghai, and São Paulo (Jundiaí). Around the world, approximately 3,000 development engineers and technicians are working on forward-looking concepts, products, and systems for the ongoing development of vehicle power trains.
The Industry business unit bundles the MAHLE Group's industrial activities. These include the areas of large engines, industrial filtration, as well as cooling and air-conditioning systems for railway and special vehicles, buses, ships, construction and agricultural machinery, the aerospace industry, and stationary large engines for power generation. The Aftermarket business unit serves the independent spare parts market with MAHLE products in OE quality.
In 2011, the MAHLE Group achieved sales of around EUR 6 billion (USD 8.3 billion), positioning the company among the top 30 automotive suppliers worldwide.