Gummi-Welz - your manufacturer of individual system solutions  

We ensure quality with a capital Q

Gummi-Welz GmbH & Co. KG is a traditional medium-sized company that employs staff with specialised expertise and is able to tackle customers' individual needs and requirements and work with them to develop professional solutions.  

You can rely on Gummi-Welz. We know the market and work with you to achieve the perfect solution for your requirements. Our quick response times when working on projects will give you peace of mind and the belief that fairness leads to trust is our basis for successful customer relations. 
This not only involves working with you in a friendly and professional manner but also reliably complying with agreements and deadlines. We are certified in accordance with the quality standard DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 and the environmental standard DIN EN ISO 14001:2015.

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Facts and figures at a glance 

Gummi-Welz GmbH und Co.KG (GWU)was founded by Hans Welz in 1945 and was run as a family company by his daughter and son-in-law until mid-2006

In June 2006, Equimax AG took over the company as part of its succession planning and gradually developed it into a modern and efficient supplier with an international clientele.

In January 2008, Gummi-Welz GmbH & Co. KG moved from its site in Magirusstrasse in the German city of Ulm to its new production and administration facilities on the Schweighofen industrial site in Neu-Ulm, which are perfectly suited to the company’s manufacturing processes. It also established a Gummi-Welz site in Turkey.

Gummi-Welz GmbH & Co. KG now has production sites in Germany, Poland and Turkey. At the beginning of 2014, Plastocell Kunststoff GmbH from Schifferstadt, Germany, joined the GWU Group.

April 2019: HÜBNER acquires the GWU Group
A family-owned company based in Kassel, Germany, and the global market leader in the area of gangway systems for buses and railway vehicles, HÜBNER has now acquired the GWU Group headquartered in Neu-Ulm, Germany. Following the integration of the GWU businesses in the HÜBNER Group, GWU's two managing directors Tobias Lexhaller and Horst Grein will take on executive positions in the newly structured corporate group – with Lexhaller heading the business segment HÜBNER Material Solutions.

Type of Company: 
GmbH & Co. KG
(limited partnership in which the general partner is a limited liability company)

Company headquarters:  
Otto-Renner-Str. 28
89231 Neu-Ulm

Management Board: 
Dipl.-Ing. Ingolf Cedra MBA
Dipl.-Ing. Albert Herb

Employees of the GWU-Group: more than 300