- Founded 1904
- Headquartered in Aschaffenburg
- 1400 employees
- 6 plants, 8 subsidiaries
- 80 global partners
- 2 investors - Weichai Power (90%) and Kion Group (10%)
About Linde Hydraulics
We – Linde Hydraulics – develop, produce and globally supply modular drive systems consisting of hydraulics, power transmissions and electronics. As a leading technology provider in the field of high pressure hydraulics, the systems produced by us set the standard in terms of significantly reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
Our product range comprises hydraulic pumps and motors, valves, electronic controls and peripheral devices. We are a development partner and supplier of a number of reputable manufacturers of mobile work machinery, including construction, mining, agricultural, forestry and municipal utility machines, as well as manufacturers of industrial machinery.
Our company, which was founded in 1904, is based in Aschaffenburg, Germany. We employ approximately 1400 individuals working across four production sites in Germany, a fifth production site in China and at subsidiaries in Europe, the U.S., South America and China. We are represented in more than 50 countries by a strong network of around 80 sales and service partners.
Following the carve-out from Linde Material Handling in 2012, Weichai Power is our main shareholder with a 90 per cent stake. KION GROUP AG holds 10 per cent of Linde Hydraulics.
Linde Hydraulics at a Glance
On July 2021, Dr. Matthias Schreiber was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Linde Hydraulics and within this role is responsible for Research & Development as well as the global Sales and Marketing of the company.
Before joining Linde Hydraulics, Dr. Schreiber gained many years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering, including product marketing, product management and most recently as Senior Vice President.
Michael Kessler was appointed to the Executive Board of Linde Hydraulics in 2021 and is Chief Operating Officer (COO). His responsibilities include the production division, administration and purchasing.
Mr. Kessler joined the company in 2019 and previously headed the production division.