The HUF Group is one of the worldwide leading companies in the CASIM segment (Car Access, Security and Immobilisation) with around 5,000 employees and a turnover of €753 million, supplies the biggest car manufacturers around the world (Volkswagen, Daimler Chrysler, BMW...). Headquartered at Velbert (Germany), the Huf Group owns companies in 11 countries (USA, Brazil, Korea, China…)
The business challenge
Over the last few decades the automotive industry has undergone a process of global sourcing aimed at taking advantage of different locations around the world. For multinational firms, this globalisation has involved finding a balance between adapting to the circumstances and needs of each location, and establishing standard procedures / methodologies across the organization.