EFFICIENCY THROUGH PRECISION PLASTIC PARTS
Etimex is changing the state of technology with precision plastic parts and rubber moulded items, thus achieving additional functionality in lighter vehicles, the precise transport of air and water in home appliances, and much more. We are specialists in blow moulding and injection moulding (or a combination of the two), 3D blow moulding, hollow body injection moulding, rubber injection moulding, multi-component injection moulding and the further processing of injection moulded parts in the clean room. As co-developers, we implement complex production processes and set standards in the automation of component assembly. For over 160 years, we have acted quickly and flexibly in the areas of mobility, home appliances, medical technologies and thermal technologies.
OUR STRENGTHS: COMBINING METHODS INTELLIGENTLY
LEADING THE Etimex TECHNICAL COMPONENTS INTO THE FUTURE…
As a well-established company, we pool our diverse strengths and address the challenges of our time with confidence and determination. We are convinced of the value of thinking and acting with creativity and purpose – and of the necessity of absolute fairness in all areas. For this reason, we are committed to a triad of ecological, economic and social sustainability: we are guided by our environmental awareness in our pursuit of resource-saving products and climate-neutral production. With Etimex Technical Components, our customers benefit from future-proof products; our employees use their expertise to further develop these products under attractive conditions.
Since 2023, Erhard Krauss has been CEO at Etimex Technical Components GmbH, with the aim of continuing the company's success. After graduating from the Technical University of Munich with a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering, Erhard Krauss has worked as head of production engineering in the aerospace industry. Through various international positions as plant manager at Faurecia and later CEO in the automotive supply industry, COO at power tools (Metabo), as CEO in the plastics/electronics (Possehl) and packaging (Linhardt) industries, he has always successfully promoted a culture of trust and goal focus in the companies.
"Based on the spirit of optimism that has developed at Etimex in recent years and together with the outstanding management team and employees, I will continue to drive forward the good and innovative ideas in today's market environment. Sustainable actions in all aspects are important to me as well as the rigor for a growing business success. I look forward to a broad cooperation with trust and straightforwardness."
Jürgen Groß has been Chief Financial Officer of the Etimex Group since 2017. He joined the company back in 2007 and was initially for many years responsible for the commercial aspects of the Packaging division. Following his studies in business administration, he acquired his professional experience in various commercial functions in medium-sized industrial companies as well as in corporate structures.
“With team spirit, creativity and efficient decision making, we will successfully rise to the challenges of the future.”
Stefan Hotzel has more than twenty years' experience in the automotive industry. After graduating from the TU of Darmstadt (mechanical engineering) and working at McKinsey, he started 1997 his professional career at the Swiss automotive supplier Autoneum (former Rieter Automotive) as a Project Manager and later on as the Key Account Manager for the major German automotive OEM accounts. 2005 he continued his journey in the headquarters as Corporate Strategy Manager and Head of Corporate Marketing & Communications.
Starting as Vice President Sales, Marketing and Programs at the global automotive supplier SaarGummi in 2013, he switched to lead the Sales and Business Development activities globally for all European customers after five years.
"The continuous change of the business environment implies an open mindset for needed adjustments and changes. This is what Etimex stands for as your reliable partner enabling smart parts. I am proud to be a member of this great team."
Dirk Montan has been a member of the management board since 2021 and, as CTO, has overall responsibility for the technological advancement of the Etimex Technical Components Group. After completing his studies in aerospace engineering, he held various senior research and development positions in the aerospace and automotive industries, where he established innovative technical solutions for plastics processes and products.
“I look forward to ambitiously developing the technological expertise at Etimex as one of the technologically leading plastics processors together with my team, and thereby also opening up new markets.”
General Manager of CZECH Etimex s.r.o.
Petr Hrazdila studied at the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at the University of Economics in Prague. He completed his studies in 2004 with excellent results and joined the Prague office of Ernst & Young. Petr Hrazdila has been with Etimex since 2007 and was initially responsible for controlling. Over the years he assumed responsibility for the entire supply chain and since 2015 he has been the General Manager of the Hranice plant.
“I enjoy being part of a medium-sized company that, in spite of its size and at the same time thanks to its size, is flexible and creative enough to be able to meet the highest demands of OEMs from various industry sectors and be value-creating partner for them.”
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