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June 2021 - HN Holding vaccinates employees at Parchim industrial site

In cooperation with local authorities, HN Holding set up a vaccination event for 220 own employees and another 50 people working at Parchim industrial park. "We were seeking for the vaccine for three months and are happy to announce, that we can protect our employess from the SARS-CoV2", says Dr. Karl Werner, managing director of HN Holding. The vaccination of the Biontech/Pfizer compound is of course optional.


December 2020 - HN Holding sells its shares in ml&s manufacturing, logistics and services GmbH & Co. KG to turck duotec. From ml&s to ml&s duotec.

The ml&s is a full fledge service provider for electronic businesses. Manufacturing and testing of electronic flat assembly has a long lasting tradition at the location of Greifswald. Philipp Mirliauntas, Managing Director and Chief Sales Officer of duotec group explains: "With the acquisition of ml&s, we ensure a strategic and sustainable orientation for duotec group. As electronics is growing worldwide, we highly appreciate the additional capacities of ml&s"

Dr. Karl Werner, CEO of HN Holding and former majority owner of ml&s, values the merger of duotec and ml&s. Udo Possin and Bernd Odoj remain Managing Directors of ml&s. The transaction was already closed on 1st January 2021.


September 2019 - HN Holding buys Andreas Lupold Hydrotechnik GmbH, Voehringen, Baden-Wuerttemberg

Andreas Lupold Hydrotechnik GmbH has a turnover of roughly 22 Mio. Euro generated by approx. 150 employees. Over the last decades, ALH has gained deep knowledge and profound competence in hydraulic valve engineering and thus became a reliable partner in design and manufacturing for its customers.

Andreas Lupold Hydrotechnik GmbH will become the know-how centre within Hydraulik Nord Group for valve engineering of stationary and mobile work machines. Its technical competence and well established customer base perfectly fit the core competencies within Hydraulik Nord Group.


April 2019 - Sale of Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik GmbH & Co. KG to danish technology group Danfoss succeeded

Following full approval by the relevant authorities, the internal gear pump business was transferred to Hydraulik Nord Technologies GmbH, which continues to operate as an important part of Hydraulik Nord Group's Parchim site. Following this, Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik GmbH & Co. KG was transferred to Danfoss with the remaining steering systems business effective April 1st, 2019.


February 2019 - KMF invests in state-of-the-art painting plant

The construction work for the new hall on the premises of the Kemptener Maschinenfabrik is currently in full swing. The new paint shop is expected to go into operation in autumn 2019. Kemptener Maschinenfabrik is investing a total of 4 million euros in this innovative technology.

With the new system, painting can be carried out more environmentally friendly and at the same time more efficiently. In addition, the system enables significantly better quality paint processing. The investment enables an AirCoat painting process in which fewer solvents are used and thus compliance with the pollutant balance can be ensured.

With the new painting plant, the Kemptener Maschinenfabrik meets its own quality requirements and those of its customers.


December 2018 - HN Holding GmbH sells its shares in Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik to Danish technology group Danfoss.

Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik is active in the field of hydraulic steering systems and is currently developing innovative electrohydraulic steering solutions for mobile hydraulic applications. By combining forces with Danfoss, a strategic platform arises to set new standards in autonomous driving of working machines.

Danfoss has more than 26,000 employees worldwide and is serving customers in over 100 countries around the globe.

The acquisition is subject to necessary approvals by relevant authorities and is expected to be fully completed during the first quarter 2019.

The business unit of components and parts is not subject to the above-mentioned transaction. It will remain at HN Holding as a part of the Hydraulik Nord Group. Based on the technical knowhow and together with the University of Rostock and industrial partners, this business unit is going to realise advanced production technology and new product ideas.


January 2018 - Changing name to HN Holding GmbH

Since 16th Dec 2017 , our old name "Hydraulik Nord GmbH" is part of our history of more than 25 years. From now on and for a better distinction between the holding and its subsidiaries , we are called "HN Holding GmbH".