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Company Profile - Huf UK Limited

Overview

Key facts about Hülsbeck (und) and Fürst. In German ‘und’ means ‘and’; hence the name Huf.

  • The company was founded over one hundred years ago by two families; the Hülsbeck and the Fürst families. The group is still run by a 4th generation member of the Hülsbeck family.
  • The group turnover is now approaching £1Billion with impressive growth plans for the next eight years. In the UK our turnover is c. £23M with a growth plan of achieving £40M by 2016.
  • Huf has approx. 4,800 employees located in 16 countries worldwide. In the UK, Huf employs 350 people.
  • Huf products can be traced back to the very first Mercedes ever produced.
  • Huf was the first company to develop components for the new car access and immobilization systems known as "Passive Entry" (where you keep your key in your pocket or handbag and the car opens when you stand near by)
  • Huf also invented the "Keyless Go" (push button start systems)
  • Huf also invented the commonly used flip keys and infrared keys.

Who are we?

HufHülsbeck&Fürst develops and produces mechanical and electronic key systems, lock sets, steering locks and remote controlsystems for the automotive industry.

Founded in 1908 in Velbert, the company first supplied lock sets to Mercedes Benz (now Daimler AG) in 1920. Today, Huf has approx. 4,800 employees located in 16 countries worldwide.

More than 300 designers and technicians working in the offices in Velbert and Günding (Germany), in USA and in China are engaged in research and development.

Huf was the first company to develop components for the new car access and immobilization systems "Passive Entry" and "Keyless Go".

Career Opportunities

  • Quality
  • Logistics
  • IT 

How to apply

http://www.hufcareers.com

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