25. January 2016 – Fiat Chrysler honors DRÄXLMAIER Group with Qualitas Award 2015.
The DRÄXLMAIER Group is one of the top suppliers of the FCA Group. At a recent award ceremony in Turin, Italy, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles presented the Qualitas Award 2015 in 18 categories. The FCA Group awards this prize every year among its 1,000 suppliers in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
This year, the title in the "Chemicals" category went to the DRÄXLMAIER Group. Franz Haslinger accepted the prize from Carmelo Messina, commodity manager of the FCA Group. "Winning the Qualitas Award 2015 is a great honor for the DRÄXLMAIER Group", said Haslinger. "The award recognizes that DRÄXLMAIER has been a reliable partner to the FCA Group for many years and always provides top-quality products."
DRÄXLMAIER has been working successfully with Fiat Chrysler for many years now and supplies center consoles, door panels and instrument Panels for the brand Maserati. The DRÄXLMAIER Group is Maserati's largest interior systems supplier.
The Qualitas Award 2015 honors the successful cooperation and is the second distinction for DRÄXLMAIER from Fiat Chrysler in the recent months. Last December, the supplier's site in Landau was certified by Maserati.
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.