Benecke-Kaliko Group

The Value of Better Interiors

As one of the world leader in the manufacture of technical and decorative surface materials, we have the development and materials expertise to make us an appreciated partner to many sectors of industry.


  • Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Interior Foils
  • Technical Foils and Leatherette

Facts & Figures 2016

  • 2,911 Employees
  • 599 Mill. € in Sales


Together with the newly acquired Hornschuch-Group, we concentrate our competence customer-orientated at 11 plants in China, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Spain and the USA as well as at 20 international sales offices.

Benecke-Kaliko Group & Hornschuch

Boost to global presence and access to new markets: The surface specialist Benecke-Kaliko strengthens its business outside the automotive industry with the Hornschuch-Group acquisition in 2017. Hornschuch generates more than half of its sales with industrial applications.

Certified to

  • DIN EN ISO 14001
  • EC Ecological Audit Certificate EMAS
  • Certification to ISO/TS 16949:2009


  • 2016: Benecke-Kaliko's Dynactiv™ Power received a special prize in the Sustainability category of the INOVYN Award.
  • 2015: With an innovative new material for vehicle heating of the future, Benecke-Kaliko has made it into the top five for the Hermes Award, an internationally renowned technology award.
  • 2015: As a supplier for the cover material Acella® Eco green, Benecke-Kaliko won the Volvo Cars Quality Excellence Award for outstanding performance and compliance with stringent Volvo criteria.
  • 2014: The Benecke-Changshun Technology Center won an award for outstanding research and development presented by the Jiangsu Science and Technology Agency.
  • 2014: Benecke Changshun Auto Trim in Zhangjiagang, China won the Chinese "Environmental Production" award in Shanghai for the environmentally friendly cover material Acella® Eco green.
  • 2013: Acella® Eco is awarded the prize for the best material innovation from Gasgoo, a key international information platform for the automotive industry.

Contact Address

More information about Benecke-Kaliko Group at

Benecke-Kaliko AG
Executive Board: Dr. Dirk Leiß (Chairman), Dr. Hans-Hinrich Kruse
Beneckeallee 40
D-30419 Hannover
Ph. +49 (0)511 - 6302-0
Fax +49 (0)511 - 6302-206

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