24. February 2017 – The company is rated as one of the outstanding employers in the German automobile industry for the tenth time in a row.
The DRÄXLMAIER Group has won the award "Top Employer Automotive Germany 2017" for the tenth time in a row. With this rating, the company ranks among the outstanding employers in the automobile industry in Germany again in 2017. In a large employer survey, independent consultants from an experienced accounting firm assigned by the Top Employers Institute assessed the HR processes and strategies of the participating companies.
All the participants had to meet an internationally defined standards in order to become certified as a top employer. Only the best employers received the coveted award.
"The DRÄXLMAIER Group has again fulfilled its role as a dedicated employer throughout the divisions", said Diana Eid, Director of Global Recruiting at DRÄXLMAIER. She accepted the award at a festive gala held by the Top Employers Institute at the Rheinterrassen Düsseldorf.
The DRÄXLMAIER Group supplies premium automobile manufacturers worldwide with complex wiring harness systems, central electrical and electronic components, exclusive interiors, and storage systems for electric mobility. The combination of core competencies in the interior, electrical, electronic and storage 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 storage 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 more than 60 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 2019, the DRÄXLMAIER Group generated sales of 4.9 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.