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Welcome to the press area of ATESTEO. This is where journalists, members of the press, and bloggers find current information on our company and its services. In the following, we have made available press texts and image material for you to download. If you have questions or are more deeply researching, please get in touch with our contact for press inquiries.


ATESTEO establishes new Drivetrain Testing Centre in China

Tianjin, 16 November 2017 – In the morning of 16 November 2017, ATESTEO, as the parent company of ATESTEO Gear Research Center (China) Co., Ltd, along with representatives of the Tianjin Wuqing Development Area, signed a contract to establish the NTC (North Test Center) in Tianjin, southeast of Beijing.


ATESTEO takes over leading road test service provider straesser

Alsdorf, 11.09.2017 – ATESTEO has acquired a majority stake in the straesser Group, a globally active company in the field of road trials. Both companies signed a corresponding agreement on 8 September 2017. With this investment, ATESTEO, the world’s leading drivetrain testing specialist for the automotive industry, is expanding its range of products in the field of road trials, opening up significant growth potential. [...]


TÜV Rheinland certifies information security management system from ATESTEO

Alsdorf, 02 February 2017 – At ATESTEO, there is a lot of sensitive and confidential data to secure. Therefore, the leading drivetrain testing specialist continuously invests time and money to meet its own high requirements in this area. By introducing an information security management system (ISMS), ATESTEO has now concentrated all efforts concerning information security in the company. The ISMS provides for confidentiality, integrity, and specific availability of all data and documents. [...]


ATESTEO takes over Engine/Drivetrain Technology and Components Testing division of TÜV SÜD at Garching location

Alsdorf/Munich, January 4, 2017 – ATESTEO GmbH takes over TÜV SÜD’s Engine/Drivetrain Technology and Components Testing division in Garching near Munich as of January 1, 2017. The agreement was signed by the two companies on December 22, 2016. Through this acquisition, ATESTEO continues its growth strategy in the field of drivetrain testing and strengthens its position in the German core market. [...]

04.01.2017|Allgemein, Presse|

Wolfgang Schmitz appointed permanent CEO of ATESTEO

Alsdorf, December 12, 2016 – Wolfgang Schmitz will be assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer of ATESTEO GmbH permanently from January 1, 2017, having held this position in an acting capacity since June 30, 2016. He has been with ATESTEO since 1989 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2003. [...]

12.12.2016|Allgemein, Presse|

GIF / GRC 6. Technology Conference 2014

Alsdorf/ Peking, 23.06.2014 – For the sixth time, the Gesellschaft für Industrieforschung mbH, Alsdorf, held a technology conference on 19 and 20 June 2014 for the drivetrain in China. More than 240 international and local industrial experts attended the event. The conference, which once again took place in China's capital Beijing this year, mainly deals with opportunities which arise from an increased demand for CO2 reduction for the international transmission industry. [...]

23.06.2014|Allgemein, Presse|

GIF: Strategic direction following change of management

Alsdorf, 18.03.2014 – Having found a solution regarding the successor regulation in October 2013, GIF has set the strategic course for continued growth. As of 15 March 2014, the graduate engineer Dr. Wolfgang Krause has taken over the position as CEO and Chairman of the managing board from the graduate engineer Dr. Ulrich Rohs, the co-founder of GIF mbH. Under the new leadership, the outstanding position of GIF as a full service testing provider for powertrain applications will be strengthened continuously. [...]

18.03.2014|Allgemein, Presse|

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