2022-05-27

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Company presentation

Welcome at Sauter

A family-run company

Erich und Lore Hafen

Wolfgang Hafen family

Hubert Hafen family

Wehingen plant

4,500 sqm

 

 

  • Administration since 1942
  • Quality management
  • Fixture construction
  • Prototyping and small batch production
  • Commercial training / Cooperative study program
  • Special-purpose testing and packaging machines
  • Warehouse, shipping department

Equipment – competences

 

 

Automated quality management, 100% camera inspection

Parts cleaning for highest demands

Assembly with final inspection and packaging

Quality control on the highest level

Equipment – competences

 

 

Process management

Machining of blanks

Special-purpose machines

Automation makes processes more efficient

Aldingen plant

9,300 sqm

 

 

  • Project/production management since 2003
  • Sales department
  • Quality management
  • Large batch production
  • Tool construction and manufacturing
  • Training workshop
  • Expansion potential

Equipment – competences

 

 

Mechanic multi-spindle machines

Single-spindle CNC machines

Multi-spindle CNC machines

Rotary transfer machines

Equipment – competences

 

 

Quality management

Tool construction and manufacturing

Special-purpose machines

Automation makes processes more efficient

Dej plant, Romania

5,000 sqm

 

 

  • Administration
  • Quality management
  • Transfer of stable processes
  • Assembly works
  • Sorting services
  • Expansion potential

Dej plant, Romania

5,000 sqm

 

Company building, gate

Company building, interior

Company building from above,
June 2017

Company building, interior

Equipment – competences

 

 

Single-spindle CNC machines

Mechanic multi-spindle machines

Multi-spindle CNC machines

Warehouse

Equipment – competences

 

 

Hardening – inductive

Hardening – gas nitriding

Grinding

Final visual inspection

Employees

442 Employees plus contract workers

 

 

Wehingen plant
Total: 99
Directly: 45
Indirectly : 25
Contract workers: 29

Aldingen plant
Total: 193
Directly: 127
Indirectly: 50
Contract workers: 16

Dej plant
Total: 143
Directly: 136
Indirectly: 7
Contract workers: 0

 

7 apprentices; training workshop integrated in the company

 

 

As at: 31 December 2019

Precision in the automotive sector

 

Technical elements

  • Camshaft
  • Fuel-carrying components
  • Oil pump
  • Climate and cooling technology

 

Control and function

  • Passenger restraint systems
  • Belt tensioners
  • Shock absorbers
  • Steering systems

 

Boot/trunk

  • Damping elements

 

Convertible roof

  • Sensor technology and pneumatics

 

Schiebedach

  • Compensation elements

 

Seat adjustment

  • Bearing components

 

Breaking systems

  • ABS / ESP
  • Connecting technologies for brake lines
  • Brake callipers
  • Compensation elements

Positioning in the automotive sector: customers

Sauter in numbers

 

  • Stable economic development
    148% increase in sales since 2010
  • More than 430 employees in three plants
    187% more than in 2010
  • 18,800 sqm total production area
    50% more than 2010
  • More than 580,000 turning parts per day
  • 5,307 tons of steel per year
  • 10,429,772 kWh electricity consumption

Active commitment to the environment

 

Certification according to ISO 14001

Electromobility

Own electricity generation
(block heat and power plant)

Own electricity generation (photovoltaics)

Active commitment to health, corporate health management

 

Cooking and nutrition courses

Team events

“Employees in motion”

Professional training

Vision 2025

 

 

Lean management

Corporate management

Digital transformation

Corporate culture

Agility

Corporate values

ERP / processes

Corporate goals

Company succession

Quality management

 

 

  • 2003 Permanent certification according to ISO 9001 / ISO TS 16949
  • 2010 Certification according to ISO 14001
  • 2011 Energy management (alternative system DIN EN 16247-1)
  • 2018 Certification according to ISO 9001, Dej plant, Romania
  • 2018 Certification according to IATF 16949:2016
  • 2018 ISO 50001 energy management

If we have convinced you, 
don’t hesitate to challenge us.

Thank you very much for your attention.