MAIER is one of the leading decorated plastic component supplier with up to 3.000 employees in 8 countries with global sales around 361 M€ in 2017, being part of the biggest co-operative group in the world (global sales above 13,200 M€ and a workforce above 82,000 employees). MAIER manufactures components for the automotive industry. In Europe, MAIER heads the development and manufacture of body color painted front grilles, chromed caps, wheel-trims, wheelcaps and petrol cap lids, as well as producing a wide array of other automotive components and body modules (mudguards, consoles, air vents, fascia, door trims, handles…).
MAIER owns plants in Spain, the United Kingdom and Czech Republic, joint ventures in Turkey, China and Japan, and offices in France, Germany and Japan, being supplier of plastic components for the most important automotive OEMs (Renault, Toyota, Honda, Ford, Opel, Seat, PSA, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mercedes, Rover, Suzuki, Volvo, Nissan, Bentley, Skoda, Audi, etc.). Besides its production facilities, its technical center (MTC) has more than 110 employees that carry out R&D projects and support the developments for OEMs and equippers.
MAIER is an experienced company in the design and the development of components (injection, finishing/decoration and assembly); designing and manufacturing of prototype and production moulds; analysis and implementation of industrial facilities; and research, development and innovation. MAIER innovation procedure is always based on quality and accuracy methodologies, which have led to more than 20 patents, from 1993, in automotive components and related processes.