Benecke-Hornschuch Surface Group

The Value of Better Interiors

Continental – a name that stands for quality and innovation. Progress is a tradition embraced within the company. Researchers, developers, engineers and designers as well as sales and marketing employees worldwide are continuously generating new forward-looking combinations of technology and design.

Together we produce

  • 75% Automotive
  • 25% Living Solutions

Facts & Figures 2016

Annual Sales
  • €1,035 million
Benecke-Kaliko – Facts & Figures 2016
  • 2,911 Employees
  • €599 million
Hornschuch – Facts & Figures 2016
  • 1,816 Employees
  • €436 million


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


  • “Work – Safety – Health Award” of the German
  • Raw Materials and Chemical Industry Trade Association (BG RCI)
  • “Best Material Innovation” award
  • “Award for Excellent Long-Term Collaboration”
  • Chinese “Environmental Production” award
  • “Foreign Research Center“ award
  • “Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) Award”
  • Inovyn Award “Special Sustainability Award”
  • “Lightweight Technology Innovation Award”

Contact Address

More information about Benecke-Hornschuch Surface 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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