Flexible and capable
Over the decades since its establishment in 1910 HAUTAU has become one of the leading companies in the fittings industry. Its vertical integration and substantial know-how ensure flexibility and outstanding performance. Continual investment and upgrading of the production processes to the latest technology guarantee the necessary high productivity on our German base.
Expertise based on experience
The management of the company is in the hands of the third generation of the Hautau family. Each generation of managers has left its own mark on HAUTAU and thus contributed to its success. Our people have always been, and continue to be to this day, at the heart of how we think and act. However, workforce loyalty is also the basis for our long-term cooperation with our market partners which is characterised by trust.
HAUTAU a dependable partner
A network of trained field staff and agents with relevant industry experience ensures expert advice. Guaranteed deadlines and our reliable delivery capability make HAUTAU a partner you can depend on. Short decision-making pathways guarantee efficiency in implementing joint projects.
Open to innovation
Open to innovation, as nothing is more certain than change and contnuous learning is the path to expertise.
Proficient, as we cannot make a valuable contribution to peoples lives unless we can demonstrate proficiency.
Responsible, as we take the effects of all our decisions into account before and after we make them.
Determined, as we never tire of pursuing our vision while acting in conformity with the market and focusing on our customers.
Human, as personal relations allow us to create lasting ties to our employees and our partners.
Dependable, as dependability lays the groundwork for solid trust.
R&D and production work hand-in-hand; our production operation is on our German site. This means you have a safe long-term investment and always have a point of contact. We currently hold around 400 patents and registered designs. The HAUTAU brand name enjoys an excellent reputation in Germany and abroad.
HAUTAUs management board is made up as follows:
The company has flat management structures and a cooperative management style. A large number of employees, from administrative staff to managers, have been with the company for many years.
HAUTAU currently employs some 300 staff, of whom approx. 30% are women and 70% are men. About 60% of the employees work in production and about 40% in the office. HAUTAU is absolutely committed to training and professional development.
The HAUTAU family business was set up in Hagenburg in 1910 and then moved to the Kirchhorsten district of Helpsen in 1920. Over the decades, this location has developed from a small craftsmans workshop into a major player in the lock and fittings industry.
HAUTAU celebrated its centenary in 2010 by opening the HAUTAU PIZ Test and Innovation Centre. These two sites occupy a total plot space of approx. 55,000 m², with a building footprint of some 30,000 m².