Henning Schmeding appointed Managing Director of Hofmann Tesys Prüftechnik GmbH

Mr. Schmeding is already very familiar with the new range of tasks at Hofmann Tesys Prüftechnik GmbH, a leading supplier of end-of-line test bench equipment for the automotive and commercial vehicle industry based in Elze Germany. He will manage the company as part of the KRATZER AUTOMATION AG group of companies.

With Henning Schmeding, we welcome an internationally experienced generalist and expert. He will be involved in the implementation of the strategic goals of Hofmann Tesys Prüftechnik GmbH within the KRATZER AUTOMATION Group.

Before joining the KRATZER AUTOMATION Group, Henning Schmeding held comparable management positions in various companies and business areas and worked for group companies in the international mechanical and plant engineering sector.

The board of KRATZER AUTOMATION AG is very pleased to welcome Henning Schmeding as the new managing director: "We are pleased to welcome Henning Schmeding. We count on a managing director for Hofmann Tesys Prüftechnik GmbH who will further advance the integration of Hofmann Tesys Prüftechnik GmbH into the group of companies. His tasks also include harmonizing the product portfolio and aligning the company with the growth potential of the entire group. With his expertise, we will ensure that Hofmann Tesys Prüftechnik GmbH with its international orientation will continue to be one of the market leaders within the KRATZER AUTOMATION Test Systems division." Says Uwe Krummenoehler, COO of KRATZER AUTOMATION AG


Since 40 years KRATZER AUTOMATION has been supplying process-oriented software solutions for the international automotive industry and the transport industry in Europe. KRATZER AUTOMATION is represented by almost 500 employees in Munich, Stuttgart, Kassel, Freiberg and Wolfsburg. The company is internationally active with its own companies in France, Great Britain, the Czech Republic, the USA and China.

In the business field Test Systems KRATZER AUTOMATION plans, realizes and modernizes test systems for engines, turbochargers, transmissions and other drive components. A special focus is on test systems for energy-saving and environmentally friendly drive concepts. The focus here is on the special requirements for hybrid or electric drives, battery and fuel cell technology in automotive development.

With cadis® KRATZER AUTOMATION delivers an intelligent software product for logistic processes in the business segment Logistics Automation. A transport management system for the planning, execution and intelligent analysis of all operational work processes in freight transport. Shipment tracking and optimization of processes in logistics companies are the central topics.


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