ACPS Automotive is the market and technology leader for towbars for passenger cars, SUVs and vans. Founded in 1955 in Möglingen near Stuttgart, the company generated annual sales of around €360 million in 2022 with around 2,000 employees. ACPS Automotive develops, manufactures and sells its innovative and safe trailer and carrier systems at eleven locations in Europe, North America and Asia under the ORIS brand. Our target markets are automotive OEMs and end-users as well as companies in the aftermarket, such as garages and dealers. ACPS Automotive holds more than 140 patents and shapes markets with its innovations. By granting licenses, the company also passes on technical progress to third parties.
Annual turnover 2022
11 for production, sales and development in Europe, North America and Asia
- the automobile manufacturers in the original equipment sector
- end users and companies in the aftermarket, such as workshops and dealers
"ACPS Automotive has built a reputation as a technology leader and truly agile company over decades. This began with our many innovations and continues with the development of new products, through to partnership and co-operation with the automobile manufacturers. We develop more than just products, we create solutions for our customers".
Caspar Baumhauer, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, ACPS Automotive
„Being the market leader for tow bars, we focus on profitable growth. This corporate goal calls for a strong performance. Leading the way and providing the best service and experience at the same time when it comes to developing our innovations, manufacturing and selling our products or granting the use of our licenses. This is how we will become even more efficient and successful in the coming years.“
Volker Butz, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, ACPS Automotive
"At ACPS Automotive, our towbars and other innovative products are distinguished by their high degree of safety, ease of use and durability. Our employees manufacture our products at state-of-the-art production facilities, geared towards the highest productivity and quality. Our top priorities include continuous improvement of our products and processes, fair cooperation, and environmentally-conscious and sustainable actions.“
Dr. Thomas Wagner, Chief Operations Officer and Managing Director, ACPS Automotive