Founded by Dr. Manfred Behr in 1955, for almost 60 years Behr Thermo-tronik has been at the forefront of automotive intelligent temperature control. By 1963 products are being manufactured for Opel, Fiat, Mercedes and Ford. In 1972 production was moved to the new plant in Kornwestheim which remains the company headquarters to this day. In 1974 the company started production of the famous radiator thermoswitches for the VW Golf MK1. Another Behr Thermo-tronic milestone was achieved in 1995 with the development of MAP-controlled thermostat systems.
In May of 2013 the massive and innovative automotive business Mahle increased it’s shareholding in the Behr Thermo-tronic company to 51% galvanising the good name of Behr. Now one of the World’s largest suppliers of automotive themostats Behr counts almost every vehicle manufacturer amongst its customers.
The MAHLE Group is one of the 30 largest companies in the automotive supply industry worldwide. With its two business units Engine Systems and Components as well as Filtration and Engine Peripherals, MAHLE ranks among the top three systems suppliers worldwide for piston systems, cylinder components, as well as valve train, air management, and liquid management systems. The Industry business unit bundles the MAHLE Group’s industrial activities. These include the areas of large engines, industrial filtration, as well as cooling and air conditioning systems. The Aftermarket business unit serves the independent spare parts market with MAHLE products in OE quality. In 2012, the MAHLE Group achieved sales of nearly EUR 6.2 billion (USD 7.9 billion); approximately 48,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and 7 research and development centers.
Behr electronic thermostats are designed and built with durability and optimal performance in mind. Since Behr thermostats are original parts, they meet or exceed standards set by the manufacturer of the vehicle.
For further information on Behr Thermot-tronik auto parts visit www.behrthermotronik.de
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