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Small, yet global

Tool manufacturer mibostahl wins new clients following insolvency.

Michael Knauer

GEVELSBERG. The strong position held by the German automotive industry is not just down to the success of world-wide brands like Daimler and Bosch, but is a result of the clever business strategies of numerous smaller companies.

A good example is the tool manufacturer mibostahl in Gevelsberg, Germany. Following in the wake of insolvency, which was concluded in January of this year, the company with its staff of around 20 and a turnover of more than one million euros has managed to turn the tide by landing several important new clients in the recent past, among them Hyundai. The turnaround was made possible on the basis of close contacts with clients and the development of highly specialised tools.

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Developing and explaining

For 30 years now, mibostahl has been developing extraction tools for the automotive industry. Thanks to loyal customers, the company emerged from insolvency stronger than ever in November 2010.

mibostahl CEO Axel Giershausen and Assistant Managing Director Muratya Ucar in an interview with the Revier Manager Magazine.

During assembly, i.e. when bringing together complex cable harnesses, it happens again and again: mistakes are made when establishing the cable connections. Without special tools, these modern plug connections cannot be disconnected, and entire cable harnesses would have to be taken apart and put back together again. In times of modern just-in-time production, this would be a disastrous scenario. While there were only 15 different tools 30 years ago, today there are over 700, and the number is rising.

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International trade fair in Italy from 25–29 May 2013

mibostahl at the Autopromotec Bologna – the international trade fair for accessories and products for the automotive industry

International dealers, suppliers and company representatives from the sectors of car equipment and products for the automotive industry come together at the Autopromotec exhibition. The trade fair offers the opportunity to see the latest innovations and trends and to establish new business contacts.

Invitation by Automobilwoche to the IAA 2013 cocktail reception on 10 September 2013

Of the members of the mibostahl management board, Ms Muratya Ucar Kulakci accepted the personal invitation of Automobilwoche to the cocktail reception at the opening of the IAA 2013. The list of guests included names like Ferdinand Piech with his wife and all board members of BMW, Audi, Ford and many more. The cocktail reception took place in the Maritime Hotel Frankfurt.