ElringKlinger AG


Technical expertise, international networks, and proximity to customers are an integral part of ElringKlinger’s DNA. Our employees play a pivotal role in shaping the world of mobility – today and for the future. Without them, there would be no forward momentum.

Regional Head of Sales, Italy
ElringKlinger Italia Srl, Settimo Torinese (Italy)

Based near Turin, Nicolas Davy leads a sales team serving the Italian automobile industry. Local business activities cover the entire product portfolio marketed by ElringKlinger. Alongside his day-to-day tasks as Regional Head of Sales, he is also responsible for evolving the company’s ­customer network at a strategic level.

General Manager
ElringKlinger Automotive Manufacturing, Inc., ­Southfield/Michigan (USA)

Stephan Maier is responsible ­for the strategic positioning and operational management of the production site in Detroit. ElringKlinger produces specialty gaskets at the plant – both paper-bonded and screen-printed control plates used in automatic transmission systems. At present, he is overseeing the start of production for the latest generation of eight-, nine-, and ten-speed transmission separator plates.

Processing Clerk ­Tool Dispatch
ElringKlinger AG, Lenningen (Germany)

Anette Schopp helps to ensure the on-time dispatch of tools to ElringKlinger production sites. This requires a close dialogue with various departments such as Technical and Commercial Sales as well as Production. Her responsi­bilities also include placing orders with freight forwarders and preparing dispatch and customs documents for various coun­-tries as part of overseas shipments.

Tooling Engineer
ElringKlinger China Ltd., Suzhou (China)

In Suzhou, ElringKlinger produces lightweight vehicle body components using hybrid hydroforming technology. Hailun Zhao helps to ensure that production runs smoothly by servicing and maintaining the required tools on a daily basis. As an expert in all tool-­related production processes, including metal hydroforming and plastics ­injection molding, he is also instrumental in spearheading ongoing improvements.