Corporate climate protection
By cooperating with the 2° Foundation DRÄXLMAIER underlines its commitment to corporate climate protection. "As a family company, we take on responsibility and, as an automotive supplier, we contribute to making individual mobility more climate-friendly while taking into account both economic and social requirements," says CEO Dr. Martin Gall. "With our involvement in the 2° Foundation, we want to initiate debates and help develop solutions like positioning the automotive industry on its path to climate neutrality and seeking constructive dialog with politicians and other stakeholders in this regard.
The automotive industry as a key industry
The aim of the 2° Foundation is to call on politicians to establish effective market-based conditions for climate protection and to support the problem-solving skills of German companies. "With the DRÄXLMAIER Group we have won a technology leader of the premium segment of the automotive industry for our work. I look forward to working together for more corporate climate protection in the automotive industry," says Sabine Nallinger, Director of the 2° Foundation.
Sustainable development at DRÄXLMAIER
For DRÄXLMAIER responsible and long-term thinking is the basis for economic success. For many years the DRÄXLMAIER Group has been committed to more sustainability together with suppliers and customers - both in the design of products and along the entire process and supply chain. Experts prepare life cycle assessments for products, locations and the entire group and identify levers for improving ecological performance. At DRÄXLMAIER, the focus of climate protection is on avoiding CO2 emissions, among other things by purchasing electricity exclusively from renewable energy sources at all German locations.
The DRÄXLMAIER Group supplies premium automobile manufacturers worldwide with complex wiring harness systems, central electrical and electronic components, exclusive interiors, and battery systems for electromobility. The combination of core competencies in the interior, electrical, electronic and battery systems areas makes DRÄXLMAIER unique in the industry. The company thereby covers the entire process chain, from the initial idea, through the development and production process, and up to precisely in-sequence delivery of the products to the assembly lines of premium automobile manufacturers. The inventor of the customer-specific wiring harness, the DRÄXLMAIER Group develops pioneering wiring harness technology as well as electrical and electronic components, all directly in-house. These include multi-voltage and high-voltage wiring harness systems, battery management systems and intelligent power distributors. DRÄXLMAIER is working on the future of emission-free mobility with its solution for low-voltage and high-voltage battery systems. As a market leader for interior systems in premium automobiles, the DRÄXLMAIER Group also supplies premium automobile manufacturers with ambient lighting, center consoles, door panels and instrument panels, as well as complete door and cockpit modules.
The DRÄXLMAIER Group is an international automotive supplier with about 65 sites in over 20 countries. Founded in Germany in 1958, the company employs about 75,000 employees throughout the world. For the DRÄXLMAIER Group as an owner-managed business, responsible and long-range thinking has always been the basis for economic success. It is therefore a core element of its strategy to design its business and production processes, as well as its products, in a more sustainable manner and in that way to increase the competitiveness of the company on a long-term basis.
In 2020, the DRÄXLMAIER Group generated sales of 4.2 billion euro. Customers of this member of the Top 100 Automotive Suppliers include Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche and Volkswagen, as well as Californian automotive manufacturers.