Well positioned for our customers
The Wirtgen Group is an internationally operating group of companies in the construction machinery sector incorporating five traditional brands: Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven. As technological leader, we can offer our customers mobile machine solutions for road construction and road rehabilitation, as well as plants for mining and processing minerals.
Facts and figures
|Number of emloyees||6,500|
|Consolidated turnover in 2013||1.74 billion euros|
|Sales and service companies||55|
|Authorized dealers||over 150|
Our German brand headquarters
Our machinery specialists' state-of-the-art brand headquarters are located in Germany. All brand headquarters possess specific technological know-how acquired over many decades. At each of the brand headquarters, the entire process chain from engineering of the machines all the way to assembly and quality assurance is specifically tailored to the brand-specific range of products.
Efficiency in production is increased further as the plants are modernized and processes are optimized on an ongoing basis. The Wirtgen Group’s main production plants developed highly efficient manufacturing processes enabling them to produce machines of superior quality …
Our production facilities for local markets
The Wirtgen Group's foreign production facilities in Brazil, China and India meet the same high standards as regards the quality and efficiency of manufacture. From here, the Wirtgen Group serves local markets in Latin America and Asia. Products tailored to our customers' specific national requirements are manufactured locally. We attach great importance to ensuring production close to the market and to sourcing locally.
The international assembly plants are distinctive for their proximity to the local markets and to the requirements of customers in these markets. A strong local presence – with production facilities and sales and service companies – is an inherent part of the Wirtgen Group’s global strategy …
Local partners: our global services network
The Wirtgen Group is represented in all parts of the world by wholly owned sales and service companies or selected dealers as dynamic local partners.
The extensive sales and service network impresses with expert local presence, always offering solutions that focus on customer requirements. The high-level service offer is ensured both by the Group’s own subsidiaries and by dedicated, authorized Wirtgen Group dealers …
Our managing partners
The Wirtgen Group is regarded as the world leader in the mobile road construction machinery industry. In spite of its 55 subsidiaries and workforce of 6,500 around the world, the Group remains a family-run company.
In keeping with its commitment: "50 years of Wirtgen – 50 years of success thanks to our workforce", the managing partners Jürgen Wirtgen and Stefan Wirtgen responded to questions on the company's concept and discussed the secret of their success in a comprehensive interview. ...
Reliability, experience and passion. Three factors that make the Wirtgen Group so successful – and three factors that 6,500 employees bring to life around the world.
When Reinhard Wirtgen started a small haulage company in 1961, he laid the foundation stone for a global success story. Within 50 years this single company evolved to become the Wirtgen Group when the Vögele, Hamm and Kleemann companies were integrated, and these strong brands have continued to extend their core competences at a steady pace ever since.
The innovative force of our subsidiaries around the globe and the expansion of our common sales and service network have propelled the Group to the pole position in the mobile road construction machinery industry worldwide, under the leadership of Jürgen Wirtgen and Stefan Wirtgen. ...
Jobs and career
The success of the Wirtgen Group is based on the achievements of our employees. We are always on the look-out for motivated people who are inspired by our machines and who want to become part of our powerful corporate group.
Our corporate culture has a strong family orientation and our working environment is international – a solid basis for an outstanding career.