Cutting-edge technology: a driving force in Alto Adige

The network

Automotive Excellence Südtirol.

Did you know that one car in every three runs on technology from Alto Adige?
…and that Alto Adige is one of the European regions with the strongest presence in the automotive sector?

The Automotive Excellence Südtirol network fosters cooperation between leading international suppliers based in Alto Adige, and aims to further the competitive edge of our individual members and advance the prospects of the Automotive Südtirol (eco) system in the future.

The founding companies

The six founders and steering partners of Automotive Excellence Südtirol develop and create top-quality solutions (parts and systems) for the automotive industry and work for all leading car manufacturers worldwide. They are attractive, modern service providers and major employers in an advanced-technology sector.

The Automotive Excellence network would like to work with further outstanding partners in the production and services sectors, both within Alto Adige and beyond.

2.5k
Employees
600m
€/year
Turnover
>80%
Export
6
Founders
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Intercable specialises in High Voltage and Power Distribution Systems
Areas of expertise
The core competencies of Intercable are the development and production of system solutions for electrical connections and insulation for traditional, hybrid plug-in and electric vehicles
Locations in South Tyrol
Technology Centre, Production and Management in Brunico
450 employees
Global locations (Group) (incl. South Tyrol)
12 locations
1,200 employees
Client references
Daimler, VW, Audi, BMW, PSA, FCA, Porsche, Bosch, Hella, Continental
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Alupress specialises in aluminium die-cast components for the automotive industry
Areas of expertise
The core competencies of Alupress are the development, manufacture, processing and assembly of complex aluminium die-cast components
Locations in South Tyrol
Production, Customer Support, Research and Development, Technology Centre, Tool Production
600 employees
Global locations (Group) (incl. South Tyrol)
5 locations worldwide
1,200 employees
Client references
Bosch, Pierburg, Continental, ZF, Knorr Bremse, Magna, Audi
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GKN Sinter Metals specialises in highly complex, precision sintered products, manufactured with innovative production technology including MIM and Additive Manufacturing
Areas of expertise
The core competencies of GKN Sinter Metals are the development and manufacture of sintered products, including engines and transmission components, components for undercarriages and chassis, elements for hydraulic pumps and sintered bearings
Locations in South Tyrol
Management, Product Development and Production in Brunico
800 employees
Global locations (Group) (incl. South Tyrol)
33 locations
6,900 employees
Client references
Bosch, Schaeffler, Continental, Denso, Brose, TRW, ZF, Borg Warner, Bühler, Valeo, Takata, Johnson Electrics, Ford, GM, FCA, Hilite
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GKN Driveline is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of propulsion systems for conventional combustion vehicles and hybrid and electric vehicles
Areas of expertise
The core competencies of GKN Driveline Brunico are the development and manufacture of systems and components for hybrid, electric and all-wheel drive vehicles and drive shafts for industrial and automobile purposes
Locations in South Tyrol
Expertise centre electromobility, Production and Management in Brunico
Global locations (Group) (incl. South Tyrol)
58 locations worldwide
26,300 employees
Client references
BMW, Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Landrover, Jaguar, Volvo, Geely, Ferrari, Peugeot, Carraro, CNH, JCB, Liebherr, Porsche, John Deree, Aston Martin, Maserati, Ford
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OEM and TIER1 Partner for small to medium batches
Areas of expertise
Development and production of high-quality plastic, metal and hybrid products in the interior, exterior and engine sectors
Locations in South Tyrol
Development, Production, Sales Department and Management
170 employees
Global locations (Group) (incl. South Tyrol)
5 locations
500 employees
Client references
VW, Audi, Lamborghini, Porsche, BMW, Daimler, AMG, OPEL, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Mc Laren - verschiedene TIER 1
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Autotest Motorsport makes vehicles lighter and more energy-efficient
Areas of expertise
The core competencies of ATM are ultra-lightweight development and motor sports, including for the FIA-Electric World Car Championship
Locations in South Tyrol
Office and workshop in Lana
< 10 employees
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Network expertise.

Research, Development and high-tech production:

High-pressure die-cast aluminium components for vehicle electrification.
Complex injection-moulded plastic, metal and hybrid components.
Powder metallurgy precision components.
Lightweight construction.
Innovative power-generating system for electro-hybrid and all-wheel drive vehicles.
Solutions for electrical connections and insulation for traditional, plugin hybrid and electric vehicles.
Additive Manufacturing.

Strategic areas of cooperation.

Innovation excellence

Development of our members’ innovation potential and services with a focus on joint development of the market and technology for the reduction of CO2 emissions and vehicle electrification.

Operation excellence

Improvement of our member companies’ industrial services and productivity in order to maintain and develop our competitive edge, with a focus on Lean and Industry 4.0.

Human Resources (HR) excellence

Reinforcing attractiveness for employees, development of local MINT school systems and training & education programmes for the automotive industry.

Networking & Synergy Excellence

Research, development and application of synergies, pooling and sharing initiatives (Labs & Expertise).

Wanted: Technological talent.

Automotive Excellence Südtirol and its member companies are offering skilled workers from all over the world future-oriented employment with opportunities for development in an international environment and a location famed for its outstanding quality of life.

Opportunities for people who are passionate about technology
Work in the future-oriented automotive and mobility sector
Technology of the future to shape together
As part of a globally-operative company with strong local roots
The leading manufacturers in the automotive industry as clients
Unbeatable quality of life in the heart of the Alps, where others only spend their holidays