Our market and customer-oriented approach is an important factor in our success. Lasting relationships with our customers have formed the basis of our business activities in the Automotive and Defence sectors for over a century. Our activities in the business areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security are consistently aligned towards the three largest economic regions of Europe, the US and Asia. In the year under review we concluded sales with customers in 146 countries. We are represented at 39 locations in Germany, a further 39 in Europe (excluding Germany), 13 on the American continent, 17 in Asia, six in Africa and three in Australia.