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Congratulations!

On 21 April, Dr. Jochen F. Kirchhoff celebrated his 90. birthday>>


Committed to better life –

That’s the motto of this year’s Auto Shanghai in China. For the 5th time KIRCHHOFF Automotive participates and presents its product innovations and innovative technologies for the next generation of automotive light weight construction.>>


A good example for integration

How the integration of refugees can be successful for all involved parties shows the example of Majid Dehsangi. He is employed in our purchasing department in Attendorn and sees good chances to start an apprenticeship this summer. >>


Explore our company magazine "K>MOBIL" in digital format

With the new K>MOBIL app, it’s now possible to see the K>MOBIL content online. The app is available to download from the App Store or from Google Play. To download, search ‘kmobil’ on either app store platform. >>


Commitment for a strong economy

Since 2013, Tomás Moreira has been President of the AFIA (Association of Automotive Suppliers) in Portugal. This promotes the growth and the competitiveness of the Portuguese automotive industry with respect to costs, Industry 4.0 etc.>>


Globally connected – working and traveling

After his apprenticeship, Leonard Scholz from Iserlohn serves internships in several KIRCHHOFF Automotive plants.>>


A first in North America

On February,8 th in Dearborn, MI, USA the first KIRCHHOFF Automotive Technology Fair in North America took place at the Ford Product Development Center. The Sales, Communications Marketing and Engineering teams put together an outstanding fair,...>>


From 1999 until 2016 with 150 million strokes

The very first machine that the plant in Mielec, Poland was equipped with, was the P-1 press by Arisa. It was with this machine that the plant in Mielec started its production on April 29, 1999 and it stamped parts for Fords.>>


United under one name

So far, KIRCHHOFF Mobility as the fourth business area of the KIRCHHOFF Group was comprised of REHA Group Automotive, Fa. Jelschen and the Austrian company Pruckner. With effect from 1st January 2017now all companies will run under the name...>>


The next big step

With 35 years Arndt G. Kirchhoff took over the management of the family company. Today he is 61 and prepares the transfer of the company himself. Thereby, he relies on his father‘s education—and scientific advice.>>


Continued stable growth in 2016, despite turbulence

Although political and economic turbulence this year has had some impact on sales, the KIRCHHOFF Group has survived these uncertain global times with continued stable growth.>>


We are KIRCHHOFF Automotive worldwide

An agreement has been reached for KIRCHHOFF Automotive to take over all shares of KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob. Peter van Schaik, founder of Van-Rob, has decided to retire from the company.>>


The Q1 flag waves in Chongqing

Ford awards our plant for good quality>>


Promoting the lightweight design with aluminum products

The usage of aluminum alloys, e.g. for modular crossmembers, bumpers and oil pans, was highlighted during the exhibition of light weight products at Chery Automobile Engineering & Technology in Wuhu/China on 11th November 2016. Our Chinese plant in...>>


We’re at the biggest auto show in Hungary

End of October the biggest automotive exhibition in Hungary took place, the “Automotive Hungary”. Our colleagues from Sales, HR, Purchasing, and Manufacturing Engineering of the plant in Esztergom participated in this event.>>


As an expat from Portugal to Germany

Moving abroad is a special challenge. Using Hugo Ferreira as an example, the HR Development Specialist at KIRCHHOFF Automotive discusses the challenges an expat faces in the first few weeks in their new home. Even though the company provides support...>>


GM Awards for Spain and Portugal

In September our plants in Figueruelas/Spain as well as in Ovar and Cucujães/Portugal received the Supplier Quality Excellence Award. >>


The „Who is Who“ of VW suppliers

these days is present at the IZB (International Supplier Fair) in Wolfsburg. >>


Lightweight construction still offers a lot of potential

KIRCHHOFF Automotive shows that at the IZB in Wolfsburg at hall 7, booth 7121. The focus is on weight and crash optimized solutions using multimaterial connections. >>


Visit us in Hannover!

Driven by ideas – that is the motto of the IAA Commercial Vehicles that takes place in Hannover from September 22nd - 29th.>>


Shop-in-Shop model successfully implemented

Hot formed parts are growingly enquired due to their special characteristics. The existing laser cutting systems did not offer any additional capacities for the higher demand within various launches. That is why one had to answer this question in...>>


We bear responsibility for Europe’s youth

From August 7th to 13th, the International Summer Forum of the European Youth Parliament takes place in Menden – and we are part of it. >>


KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob Lansing is officially open!

June 22nd, 2016 marked the official opening of the KIRCHHOFF Van-Rob plant in Lansing, Michigan USA. A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrated the fully operational plant, a partnership between countries and the employees without whom none of this would...>>


Impassioned appeal for TTIP agreement

At the traditional dinner of the Iserlohner Bürger Schützen Verein e.V (Iserlohn residents' shooting club – IBSV) official speaker Arndt G. Kirchhoff was clear on why Europe now needs the treaty even more as the threat of Brexit looms.>>


Our best suppliers for Europe

“Welcome to our Supplier of the Year Ceremony 2015 in Ovar!“, welcomed Klaus Lawory, Director Corporate Purchasing, the international guests in Portugal last Wednesday and led through the framework program.>>


Gliwice: From simple welding to state-of-the-art press hardening

“Today, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a car in which no part of KIRCHHOFF Automotive is installed“— with this sentence Managing Director Rafał Lechowski highlighted the wide product range at KIRCHHOFF Automotive at the gala for the 10th...>>


Your opinion matters!

Please take some time to answer our questions. As a special thanks for your participation we draw great prizes each month.>>


“Putin is not belligerent“

The entrepreneur from Attendorn Arndt Günter Kirchhoff on an interview regarding a new glimpse of hope in the relationship with Russia.>>


10 years are a reason to celebrate

With glorious sunshine and warm summer temperatures KIRCHHOFF Automotive celebrated its 10th anniversary in China on Friday. Our Managing Partners Arndt and Wolfgang Kirchhoff, the Chief Operating Officers Dr. Thorsten Gaitzsch and Stefan Leitzgen...>>


Our footprints in the Middle Kingdom

This year KIRCHHOFF Automotive celebrates the 10th anniversary of the plant Suzhou in China. This anniversary testifies to positive and dynamic development in China over the last 10 years – but our company has left its footprints in China way before...>>


From cruel twist of fate to elite sport

Track athlete Abassia Rahmani as part of the KIRCHHOFF Mobility trade fair team.>>


Awarded for ‘excellence’

In February, Volvo Group’s truck cooperation recognized 11 of their best suppliers and among them, KIRCHHOFF Automotive’s Iserlohn location. >>


Now the car year 2016 can start

The Geneva Motor Show is famous for its presentations of concept cars and vehicle studies. Here the automobile manufacturers present their imagination of mobility in future.>>


Fair burden sharing?

Arndt Kirchhoff: “No country in Europe will solve the refugee crisis in Europe on its own.” >>


‘It All Starts Here’ at the NAIAS in Detroit

Between January 9th to the 25th, Detroit, Michigan welcomes the North American International Auto Show. With more than 25 OEMs exposing their newest models for the first time this year to the North American public, the show attracts several hundred...>>


Showcasing product to China’s biggest vehicle manufacturer

Supplying China’s biggest vehicle manufacturer––that would be a great success, and our company is on it’s way to achieving this.>>


We grow continuously

The managers of the KIRCHHOFF Group look back at a positive financial year during the company’s annual press conference. >>


We are the toolshop of the year

The KIRCHHOFF Automotive tool shop can now officially call itself – Tool shop of The Year 2015! On 11th of November the anticipated awards ceremony took place at the Coronation Room in Aachen's City Hall. The Attendorn team was awarded for...>>


Visit to China with Chancellor

Arndt Kirchhoff accompanies Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on her China trip.>>


“Cars will be cheaper with TTIP”

Iserlohn. Businessman Wolfgang Kirchhoff assumes prices will also be lower for other products after unifying the standards.>>


VW crisis: Should suppliers be worried?

If a supplier is dependent on diesel components, it would harm them, not us”, says Arndt Kirchhoff.>>


Arndt G. Kirchhoff to the withdrawal of head of VW Winterkorn

Arndt G. Kirchhoff talks about the consequences of the VW affair for the automotive industry and the future of the Diesel engine in an interview published in the daily paper ‘Rheinische Post’ on 24th of September.>>


IAA 2015: Visit us!

This year KIRCHHOFF Automotive focuses on lightweight design on our booth B08 in hall 5.1. During the press and the trade visitor days we welcomed high-ranking representatives of politics, business and the media.>>


Network research is not child's play

Gesticulating wildly, Arndt Kirchhoff defends steel as a material in the automotive industry. In this interview, the business leader also discusses the major trends in the automotive sector.>>


PSA Award for Mielec plant

Our plant in Mielec/Poland received the “Best Plant Award 2015” from our customer PSA Peugeot Citroën.>>


Errorless delivery

PACCAR/DAF awards KIRCHHOFF Automotive for excellent quality. In 2014 we have realized a PPM rate of 0.>>


We are InCharge!

KIRCHHOFF Automotive supports the initiative “InCharge” to fight youth unemployment in Europe.>>


"It isn't the case that everything always has to be perfect"

Entrepreneurial couple Mr and Mrs Kirchhoff from Attendorn make a case for less bureaucratic aid for refugees >>


TTIP determines the future of trade

Critics complain that only large corporations will benefit from the TTIP. However, SME businessman Arndt G. Kirchhoff also sees opportunities for smaller companies and warns against allowing the agreement to fail due to minor points. >>


230 years of Knowledge.Values. Change.

Dr.-Ing Jochen F. Kirchhoff, Chairman of the Advisory Board and of the Shareholder Circle KIRCHHOFF Group, interviewed by Andreas Heine, Head of Corporate Communication & Marketing, about the successful management of a familyowned company that has...>>


No more technology is possible

We were represented for the first time at the Automotive Engineering Expo in Nuremberg, the trade fair for automotive engineers, at the joint booth of the Automotive Center Südwestfalen on 9 and 10 June. >>


Has TTIP hit the buffers?

Negotiations on the transatlantic free trade agreement have stalled, while even in the US doubts are growing as to the benefits of TTIP. Businesses and the European Commission are uneasy. >>


New trucks in new corporate design

To reinforce public awareness of the name change to KIRCHHOFF Automotive Portugal S.A. at the beginning of 2015 and to increase the consciousness of our presence in Portugal to potential new customers, since May 25th four new trucks with a new...>>


Poland: Awards for the Suppliers of the Year

On April 30th the Suppliers of the Year 2014 were awarded in our plant in Mielec. The award recipients are ZAKŁAD METALOWY S.C. ANNA i STEFAN BABIŃSCY (services) und THYSSENKRUPP STAL SERWIS POLSKA Sp. z o.o. (supplier for raw materials).


Suppliers of the Year awarded in Hungary

On April 15th, the Supplier of the Year 2014 celebration took place in our Hungarian plant. >>


Innovation for Upgrading

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is present on Auto Shanghai in China for the fourth time.>>


Suppliers of the Year awarded

The event in Iserlohn on April 8th marks the beginning of award celebrations of our suppliers of the year 2014. In the next weeks, further events will follow.>>


„The best or nothing“ Daimler Supplier Award 2014

On 26. February 2015 KIRCHHOFF Automotive received the “Daimler Supplier Award 2014”. >>


"...without us you couldn't produce any cars..."

There's always a certain amount of tension in a CUSTOMER-SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP, says Arndt Kirchhoff, spokesman for suppliers in the VDA. So he went out and visited the buyers. A bit of a show of strength for the manufacturers?>>


Power, much PS and a fancy design

After the press days on Tuesday and Wednesday, today the public days begin at the Geneva Motor Show. >>


A modular system with potential

KIRCHHOFF Automotive has developed a modular system that is used in our locations worldwide and allows a globally standardized and modularly designed production. On 18th December 2014 KIRCHHOFF Automotive as one of five companies received an award...>>


Trends in the automotive industry

"Trends in the automotive industry - and the consequences for the local suppliers“, that was the topic of an event with about 100 visitors the SIHK (Chamber of Industry and Commerce, South Westphalia) and KIRCHHOFF Automotive had invited to.>>