KRATZER AUTOMATION expands global presence – opens new subsidiary in Michigan

To meet growing demand for their test systems in the U.S., KRATZER AUTOMATION has opened a subsidiary in Madison Heights, Michigan. KRATZER AUTOMATION, a German-based, multi-national software solutions company provides R&D Test Systems for the automotive industry and specifically for e-mobility, turbochargers, powertrain and drivetrain applications.

With their first U.S. subsidiary located in the heart of Metro Detroit’s Automotive Corridor, KRATZER AUTOMATION’S customers can now benefit from a direct and on-site point of contact. “We take great pride in the personal relationships we have with our customers, and we are very pleased with this opportunity to strengthen our presence in Michigan and the United States”, said Detlef Naundorf, COO of KRATZER AUTOMATION.

The new subsidiary will be responsible for software engineering, project management and sales in North America. Initially, manufacturing of the test systems for the North American market will take place in Europe to ensure the highest level of quality.



With over 300 employees, KRATZER AUTOMATION has been providing test systems for the automotive industry and transport management solutions for logistics service providers for over 30 years. Their focus is on developing highly-flexible, high performance test systems for energy-saving and environmentally-friendly drive concepts, such as hybrid or electric drives, and fuel cell technology.

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