Paris-based Hutchinson is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and processors of high-quality elastomer and plastic products for the motor vehicle manufacturing industry, the air and space-travel industry and the general manufacturing industry. Hutchinson is the market leader in many areas. In 2010 Hutchinson earned sales of 2.72 billion euros with 28,600 employees at 95 locations in 21 countries.
Hutchinson GmbH Mannheim, the location of its German headquarters, develops and manufactures plastic fluid systems (water and air) for the automobile manufacturing industry. It also develops rubber hose systems (automotive) in Mannheim, which are then made in Hutchinson plants in Western and Eastern Europe. As well as development and production, Mannheim is also the location of Hutchinson’s compound plant which produces rubber mixtures for further processing at Hutchinson plants. A large share of the turnover earned in Mannheim is the sale of rubber and rubber-metal products, which are also produced in Hutchinson plants worldwide. Other plants belonging to Hutchinson GmbH in Germany are in Aachen for production and sale of sealing systems for the automobile manufacturing industry and in Eschborn for sale of adhesives and sealants.
Year Of Establishment1853 France
Business ActivityTransmission Systems
Fluid Transfer Systems
Antivibration and Isolation
Defense and Security