- 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. Since 2012, the principal shareholder has been Weichai Power, which has a stake of 90 per cent. KION GROUP AG holds 10 per cent in Linde Hydraulics.
Linde Hydraulics at a Glance
On August 2014, Janfried A. Tirre was appointed Chief Sales Office (CSO) at Linde Hydraulics and within this role is responsible for the global sales and marketing of the company.
Before joining Linde Hydraulics in September 2013, Mr. Tirre was responsible for the business and strategic development of the hydraulics division at Weichai Power in China.
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.