In 1785 the KIRCHHOFF Group has been founded as Stephan Witte GmbH & Comp. to produce sewing needles in Iserlohn and has been owned by the KIRCHHOFF Family for four generations. Today the group consists of four business areas: KIRCHHOFF Automotive, KIRCHHOFF Ecotec, WITTE Werkzeuge, and KIRCHHOFF Mobility and achieved a total sales volume of 1.6 bn Euros with more than 10,500 employees worldwide in 2014.
With 30 plants in 11 countries KIRCHHOFF Automotive is an approved development and production partner of the global automotive industry. In America, Europe, and Asia our customers get everything from one source, development, design as well as production worldwide, all made by the same tooling and processes.
With the product lines waste collection vehicles, street sweepers, and lifters, KIRCHHOFF Ecotec is market leader in Europe. As the first manufacturer this business unit developed an integral hybrid waste removal truck.
As a producer of premium screwdriving tools WITTE Werkzeuge offers his customers excellent product quality and particular sales and marketing concepts.
MOBILITY is one of the leading suppliers for individual car reconstructions that give people more mobility.
Think global – act local: Networking with local companies and organizations, cooperation with regional schools and universities as well as support of local projects – all this demonstrates our philosophy: „Active in the world, at home in Iserlohn.“
Factors of success for future strategies are product innovation, advanced competitiveness, and particularly: Actions to increase customer as well as employee satisfaction.