Eberspächer is driving forward the digitalization and networking of its products and corporate processes.
Eberspächer’s Exhaust Technology Division will from now on operate as the “Purem by Eberspaecher” brand.
is marked by the Corona pandemic. The company achieved revenue of 4.9 Mrd. Euros.
Heinrich Baumann, Managing Partner of the Eberspaecher Group, died completely unexpectedly at the age of 54. A short time later, at the age of 87 Hans Eberspächer, former long-time Managing Partner, followed him.
Eberspächer becomes a full-range supplier for thermal management and takes over the French company Kalori SAS.
A production plant for exhaust aftertreatment systems is being built in Romania. A year later another one will follow in Portugal. With the Canadian company Vecture Eberspächer invests in technologies for battery management systems.
The company enters the bus and coach air-conditioning market. The first high-voltage heaters for electric vehicles go into production.
The company turnover plummets 40 percent as a result of the global economic crisis. At the Geneva Motor Show, Eberspächer presents heaters for electric vehicles.
Eberspächer offers development tools for electronic networking with automobile bus systems for the first time.
At the IAA, Eberspächer presents a completely new type of technology for sound absorption and design, based on antisound principles.
Heinrich Baumann, another member of the fifth generation, joins Eberspächer. The company positions itself as a 100 percent automotive parts supplier and initiates the separation of the glass construction business.
The Research & Development Center in Detroit and the Eberspächer North America catalytic converter plant come on stream.
In the 2000s The global presence is expanded consistently, including India, China, Russia, Korea and Japan.
Martin Peters becomes the fifth generation to join the company. The company turnover climbs to DM 2.5 billion.
The electrical auxiliary heaters of the catem subsidiary go into series production. The company rises quickly to become the world market leader.
The company celebrates its 125th anniversary. In the 90s Eberspächer establishes further subsidiaries in South Africa, the Czech Republic, the U.S., England, Brazil and Poland.
Work starts on the construction of the new Research & Development Center in Esslingen.
The Federal German government adopts exhaust emission standards, which necessitate the use of catalytic converters.
In the 1980s Eberspächer invests intensively in internationalization: production facilities are established in Sweden, France and Switzerland.
Development of particulate filters for passenger cars begins.
Eberspächer establishes a subsidiary in Great Britain.
A technological breakthrough is made in the form of the legendary "B1L": It is the first vehicle heater which can be installed directly in the passenger compartment. At the same time, Eberspächer brings the first remote controls onto the market.
Dr. Günter Baumann, another member of the fourth generation, joins the company. Series production of catalytic converters for passenger cars starts.
Eberspächer establishes Espar Products in Canada as an independent sales company for heaters.
The company celebrates its 100th birthday and sees a turnover of DM 100 million. Hans Eberspächer becomes the fourth generation of the family to join the company.
Eberspächer takes over the Neunkirchen metal works in the Saarland and sets up a muffler production facility there.
The one millionth muffler comes off the manufacturing line in Esslingen.
Pre-heaters go into mass production.
Dr. Richard Eberspächer dies in an accident.
Work begins in Esslingen on turbochargers.
Eberspächer produces products such as prosthesis, metal cases and small cookers during the post-war emergency.
After World War II, Helmut Eberspächer, a cousin of Richard and Walter, joins the company.
Eberspächer is integrated into the armaments industry by the Nazi regime and like many other companies is assigned forced laborers. During the war, aircraft engine parts are also manufactured here for the first time.
Richard's brother Walter joins Eberspächer.
Dr. Richard Eberspächer becomes the third generation to join the company.
Work begins at the headquarters in Esslingen on the new construction of a second factory section; the workforce grows to 700 employees.
The company starts developing vehicle heating systems.
Production of mufflers for automobiles begins.
Eberspächer starts work on the glazing of the Milan railway station.
Glass construction subsidiaries open in the Czech Republic, Poland and Italy.
The number of employees grows to 350. The company produces glass roofs for factory halls, railway stations and airship hangars across Europe.
The factory starts operating on the site of the present-day plant in Esslingen.
The first international subsidiary is founded in Vienna.
Dr. Paul Eberspächer, the founder's second son, joins the family business.
The first electrically powered machines are used; the staff increases to 80 employees.
The company's founder dies. His wife, Friederike takes over the reins.
His son, Adolf Eberspächer becomes the second generation to join the family business.
Master tinsmith Jakob Eberspächer founds a workshop in Esslingen am Neckar, which soon specializes in metal-framed roof glazing.