Hella is partnering with Otto Nussbaum to meet the demands of the growing market for air-conditioning servicing in view of statutory changes related to refrigerants.
The 50:50 joint venture between Automotive Testing Technologies GmbH (ATT), a 100 per cent subsidiary of Otto Nussbaum GmbH, and Hella Gutmann Holding GmbH (HGH) will lead to Hella Nussbaum Solutions GmbH which will be based in Kehl-Auenheim, Germany.
The product portfolio of Hella Nussbaum Solutions will cover air-conditioning service equipment, tools, service parts and consumables, as well as liquids for vehicle air-conditioning systems and engine cooling (thermal management). Dynamic services based on the example of Hella Gutmann Solutions GmbH will support the products.
ATT will transfer its air-conditioning service equipment area to Hella Nussbaum Solutions GmbH – that is it will transfer its entire competence in the development and manufacture of products certified by well-known vehicle manufacturers. This area also includes the related service and international sales. In parallel Hella will contribute its supplementary product portfolio as well as its sales competence and a worldwide logistics network.
The winners will therefore be garages. In the future they will profit from the know-how of a thermal management specialist with a closely meshed sales network.
A complete range of air-conditioning service equipment can be sourced from Hella Ireland. For more information on products and applications call: 01 862 0000.