HAHN Group extends its portfolio of automation solutions in the electronics sector

Diepenau, Germany, April 25, 2018 – The HAHN Group a cross-industry provider of premiere automation solutions, becomes shareholder of GeKu Automatisierungssysteme GmbH.


With this transaction, the HAHN Group extends its broad portfolio of automation solutions. The customers of the HAHN Group will benefit from the expertise and technology of GeKu.

GeKu, with more than 20 years of experience, is specialized in the automation for injection molding processes and stand alone assembly systems. The company is focused on solutions for hybrid electronic parts, with wide experience in automotive, electronics and consumer goods. GeKu stands for high-tech solution competence combined with individual customer support.

GeKu founded in 1995, currently employs around 70 people in the company headquarters in Diepenau. At the beginning of the year, the company building was expanded by a modern technical center with an additional capacity of up to five injection molding machines. This ensures sufficient capacity for further growth.

Thomas Hahn, CEO of the HAHN Group explained: “This partnership adds significant capacities as well as complementary technology and skills, including a long-term relationship client base. The HAHN Group continues the path of diversification and expands its product portfolio, as a benefit for our customers."

Thorsten Gerling remains shareholder and will continue the active management of GeKu.

He stated that “the strategy of the HAHN Group was the key for us, because this partnership ensures sustainable growth and, in addition to group synergies, enables the international expansion for the company. Mainly our customers will benefit from the strength and global presence of the HAHN Group, while we preserve the brand and contact persons.”

About GeKu: 

For over 20 years GeKu has been implementing individual automation and handling solutions for companies in the industrial and automotive electronics sector, with focus on hybrid parts made of metal and plastic. The portfolio includes system robots, handling technology, conveyor and packaging systems as well as quality assurance systems.

Visit www.geku.de to learn more.