Category Archives: Automotive

Prettl Automotive Electric extends its site in Vietnam

Prettl Automotive Electric is adding another production and administration building to its site in the Vietnamese town of Hải Dương. By 2018, it is planned to set up a facility covering 16,000 square meters, for manufacturing exhaust emission regulation components, ABS and wheel speed sensors and components for use in future-oriented technologies, such as driver assistance systems. The inauguration ceremony for the first construction phase was recently held on the company's building plot. Guests included the Mayor of Hải Dương, the General Manager of the industrial zone and the largest Tier 1 automobile components suppliers, who are among Prettl's customer base.

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Prettl automotive awarded the title of Global Market Leader 2016

Prettl automotive has been awarded the ‘Global Market Leader 2016’ quality seal for outstanding achievement in the sensor, sensor cable and cable assembly segment. As a result, this division of the Prettl group is now listed in the Global Market Leader Index compiled by the University of St. Gallen and the Academy of German Global Market Leaders (ADWM).

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Outstandingly innovative

The Protech GmbH is one of the most innovative Top 100 of the German middle classes

On Friday, 26th June 2015, Udo Heller, general manager of the Protech GmbH, accepted the award Top 100-Innovator by “Top 100”-mentor Ranga Yogeshwar in Essen.

The Protech, member of the division Automotive of the PRETTL Group, highlighted especially by the positive innovative climate.

Because the innovative solution designs like waterproof and oil resistant cables by the manufacturer of electromagnetic coils, cable sets, sensors and valves accompany with a healthy operating environment.

“We are very happy about the award. Because it confirms, what we already perceived in the everyday life: the successful persecution of our destination to advance the developments as a team with high quality standards and also to make a significant contribution for the success of the PRETTL Automotive division. At the same time the award is motivation to project furthermore our quality demands not only to our solutions, but also to our standards of employees and working atmosphere.”, Heller commented the award.

About “Top 100”:
Since 1993 compamedia gives the “Top 100”-seal to medium-sized companies for especially innovative strength and above-average innovation success. The scientific head is since 2002 Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke from the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of the Vienna University for Economics and Business Administration. The scientist is worldwide one of the leading experts for user-innovation. Mentor of the “Top 100” is the business journalist and TV presenter Ranga Yogeshwar.
Project partner is the Fraunhofer company for the support of the applied research. The manager magazine accompanies the comparisons between companies as media partner.
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Here you can download the photographic material:

Udo Heller_Ranga Yogeshwar


The fotocredit for both pictures is: KD Busch/compamedia GmbH