6 november, 2023
Frauenthal Automotive is happy to announce the appointment of Mr. Tomas Dollander as our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With an extensive background in the automotive industry and a proven track record of leadership and innovation, Mr. Dollander is set to lead the company into a new era of growth and success. Tomas Dollander brings […]
18 november, 2022
The Frauenthal Group has sold Frauenthal Powertrain – a business unit of the Frauenthal Automotive Division – through a management buy-out. The related contract was signed today. Frauenthal Powertrain produces forged connecting rods and balancing shafts in Plettenberg, Germany, and contributed MEUR 86.4 to Group revenue in 2021.
30 juni, 2022
Frauenthal Gnotec Group, the developer and producer of premium products to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, has last week inaugurated the extended plant in Cadca, Slovakia.
The extended plant has also besides many other improvements, installed a new 800 ton press to meet the increased demands.
25 juni, 2021
A tornado has hit Czechia
Yesterday evening a deadly tornado hit the south of Czechia leaving destruction, fatalities, and numerous injured along its path.
18 december, 2020
During the end of 2020, Gnotec Group have been able to win several strategically important new businesses in China, Europe and USA.
The new businesses are strengthening Gnotec Groups position and competitiveness on the global market and significant secure growth for coming years.
12 november, 2020
Our President & CEO Jörgen Oldenstedt gives an update of our journey
29 maj, 2020
Gnotec Group adds new customer, a German premium automotive company into its portfolio. Comments from CEO, Jörgen Oldenstedt: This is a fantastic achievement from our team and a milestone for Gnotec Group. The new customer, from a German Premium Automotive company, shows the strength in our offer and position as a leading international manufacturer. The […]
21 februari, 2020
Gnotec restarts the plant in Kunshan after several weeks of closure due to the outbreak of the Corona virus.
First, we are pleased to announce that none of our Gnotec people have been infected of the Coronavirus.
We started our production last week with a few people and the welding cells to secure deliveries to Volvo Cars Europe. Next week we will get more people to work and start stamping to prepare for the startup of the Volvo Cars plants in China.
China is slowly moving in the right direction to get up and running. There are still a lot of risks and we expect further delays in some regions.
We are following the directions from the Chinese government, supporting our employees and preparing for our customers as best we can.
29 januari, 2020
We are extending our holiday shutdown at our factory in Kunshan, China, as the nation battles a deadly new corona virus.
The plant is postponed to reopen the 10th February and to protect our workers, when coming back, they will be in quarantine for 14 days before they are allowed to return to work.
18 oktober, 2019
The Frauenthal Automotive Business units Gnotec and Airtanks join forces to become a stronger company supporting the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Industry worldwide. The Airtanks business unit will be organized within the Gnotec Group as a separate division and will be headed by Johan Westberg, reporting to the CEO of Gnotec Group. The enhanced […]