Innovations for greater mobility in the world
The WIRTGEN GROUP owes its strength to the product brands and their unique experience: WIRTGEN, VÖGELE, HAMM, KLEEMANN und BENNINGHOVEN. In each of the specialist product brands, our companies' employees have decisively contributed to the development and advancement of processes and machines in their respective core areas at each moment in time.
Our customers profit from the numerous synergistic effects and the brands' high level of innovation so that they always remain right up-to-date with the latest technology.
In the early 1970s, WIRTGEN pioneered the removal of defective asphalt pavements with its first hot milling machine which allowed existing roads to be rehabilitated much more economically. The next quantum leap followed with the development of cold milling machines.
Today, WIRTGEN leads the world market with modern, cost-efficient and eco-friendly milling technology to the benefit of traffic infrastructure worldwide. In our Windhagen brand headquarters, products and technologies for cold milling, soil stabilization, cold recycling, hot recycling, concrete paving and surface mining are developed ...
The history of asphalt pavers goes back a long time and VÖGELE played a major part in the development of their technical and technological innovations, from the first paver with hydraulic drive through innovative high compaction technology in screeds to a uniform, easily learned operating concept for the entire product range.
Today, VÖGELE produces its pavers in Ludwigshafen, in the world's largest specialized factory in the sector, offering our customers a complete paver range featuring advanced machines which can cater to every paving task....
When the steam engine was at its height, Hans Hamm designed and built the world's first motor-driven road roller back in 1911, laying the foundation for HAMM rollers' legendary reputation throughout the world today for all demanding soil and road compaction jobs.
HAMM with its headquarter in Tirschenreuth has repeatedly set standards with regard to the design and ergonomics of its compactors, tandem and rubber-wheeled rollers, as well as in the use of oscillation for compaction ...
KLEEMANN began to build the first mobile crushing and screening plants back in the 1920s. With decades of competence in the construction of stationary plants, KLEEMANN also holds a pole position in the market for mobile plants. Right up to the present day, they feature sophisticated details which are always designed with the overall process in mind.
KLEEMANN with its headquarter in Göppingen is our renowned specialist and technology leader for mobile and stationary crushing and screening technology for processing natural stone and recycled materials for the stone and earth industries ...
The specialists for asphalt mixing plants have been working in this business sector since the 1960s. It started in 1909 with the construction of gear wheels and special machines and culminates today in technology leadership for asphalt mixing plants in Europe. Pioneering spirit and tradition combined with trendsetting technology and specialized staff - these are the BENNINGHOVEN guarantors for continuous innovation.
Today the factories in Wittlich and Mülheim process 850 t of steel each month. Whether stationary, semi-mobile or mobile asphalt mixing plants, BENNINGHOVEN develops and constructs all core components itself ...