Mahle was founded in 1920, now it has 78’000 employees —of which 6,000 are research and development engineers— in 170 production location on five continents and 15 major research and development centres. Mahle sales are around 13 mlrd.EUR.
Approximately 25,000 sales partners worldwide put their trust in MAHLE spare parts. Over 140 renowned engine and vehicle manufacturers use MAHLE engine components and filters. From Alfa Romeo, Audi, and BMW, to Ducati, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, Harley Davidson, to Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, and last, but not least, Yamaha.
Mahle 6 brands represent innovation and uncompromising quality: MAHLE Original, Knecht, Behr, Metal Leve, Izumi and Clevite. Mahle offers these products: piston rings, turbochargers, thermostats, air filters, cabin air filters, oil filters and fuel filters. The selection offered by these brands gives strong market coverage. Nowadays, MAHLE products are used in every second automobile around the world; this is no wonder since the company is one of the 30 largest automotive suppliers and one of the top 3 systems providers. Almost all automobile and engine manufacturers work with MAHLE when dealing with piston systems, cylinder components, valve trains, air management, and fluid management systems.