Benteler Automotive Vigo, S.L.



Sales information

Main value chain Tier 1
Company description

Benteler is a multinational company, originally from Germany, currently working all around the world with more than 28,000 employees and 130 locations in 38 countries. Under the strategic holding company ”Benteler International AG”, the business operations are divided into three legally independent business divisions. The largest division is in the automotive industry, representing more than 75% of Group turnover. It is dedicated to the development and production of innovative safety, environmental and light construction products. Benteler Automotive is a full service provider for almost all automotive manufacturers worldwide and provides customer-oriented solutions for a wide range of products; of particular importance are the chassis and modules, structures and the engines and exhaust systems groups. Benteler Vigo is a factory which mainly produces chassis and structures.

Products and services

Module or function

  • Cockpit
  • Driving position
  • Front End
  • Ground contact system
  • Rear end
Front axles, rear axles, suspension arms, hot-stamped parts (low-thickness with high resistance), aluminium parts.
Processes and technologies
  • Assembly
  • Joining processes
  • Metal shaping
  • Other technologies
  • Surface treatments and finishes
The main processes utilised at the Benteler Vigo factory are cold-stamping, hot-stamping, MIG-MAG resistance welding, electrophoretic painting, 3D laser cutting, shot peening and assembly. Within the welding, aluminium products are included. In the hot-stamping variable thickness parts are included. Benteler Vigo has the following means of production: 2 Transfer presses (2,000 and 3,600 t); 2 hot-stamping lines; 2 3D laser cutting machines; 6 automated welding lines with 172 robots; 1 electrophoretic painting line; 2 resistance welding machines.

Main customers

Stellantis, General Motors, Volkswagen, Fiat.

Address and phone

Parque Tecn. y Logístico de Vigo, Parcelas 13-14
36312 Valladares-Vigo
Phone: 986 268 800
Fax: 986 268 830

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