Webasto Group takes over Karmann’s convertible roof business in North America

August 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Electronics, News, Product News

The Webasto Group, an international automotive supplier of roof and heating systems, has reached an agreement with the liquidator of Wilhelm Karmann GmbH i.I., Ottmar Herrmann, on a takeover of Karmann’s convertible roof business in the USA and Mexico. Terms were not disclosed.

The two companies in the Webasto Group, Webasto-Edscha Cabrio USA and Webasto-Edscha Cabrio México, have taken over the USA business of Karmann and the manufacturing plant of Karmann Ghia de México, respectively. The business that has been taken over from Karmann stands for a turnover of around $40 million and roughly 150 employees.