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TUNAP Overview: 800 employees, 4 factories and 250 million € turnover

TUNAP Overview: 800 employees, 4 factories and 250 million € turnover
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13 Sep 2017

Wolfratshausen. Founded in 1972 TUNAP made in the early years, particularly with its maintenance and care products for the automotive workshop area a name. To date, these sectors are still a focus, but TUNAP in 2017 offers much more. From the purely German supplier of workshops TUNAP has grown into a large international group of companies. It produces and distributes at four production sites a comprehensive range of chemical products for industry, private labels for cosmetics chemical products and systems for the automotive aftersales market.

13.09.2017

TUNAP Overview: 800 employees, 4 factories and 250 million € turnover

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Headquarter Wolfratshausen

 

Wolfratshausen. Founded in 1972 TUNAP made in the early years, particularly with its maintenance and care products for the automotive workshop area a name. To date, these sectors are still a focus, but TUNAP in 2017 offers much more. From the purely German supplier of workshops TUNAP has grown into a large international group of companies. It produces and distributes at four production sites a comprehensive range of chemical products for industry, private labels for cosmetics chemical products and systems for the automotive aftersales market.

Company

The TUNAP group today is a combination of several sales and manufacturing companies. In 18 international markets in Europe, America and Asia TUNAP is represented by its own subsidiaries.

The company currently employs 800 people and in 2016 generated a sales volume of 250 million euros. TUNAP is a very successful medium-sized company with high equity ratio.

Mission Statement

Research, development, production and sales from a single source: With this unique market position TUNAP presents itself as a successful innovation and technology leader. With innovative ideas and concepts TUNAP brings lasting improvements to the commercial success of customers. From the Business-management consultation, technical product training through to working safely with chemicals, TUNAP offers a complete consultation system. Safety, environmental sustainability, cost-effectiveness and customer orientation are TUNAP GROUP`s prime goals. Implementation of all these objectives will remain one of the most important challenges in the future.

Production Sites

From the very beginning TUNAP has felt like a "Bavarian company". At its headquarter in Wolfratshausen 140 employees work in administration, sales and production. Also, the central research and development is located here.

In the region TUNAP is one of the major employers. Many people work for many years or even from the beginning in the company. 2008, the corporate headquarters was extensively rebuilt and modernized. 2011 TUNAP received the first Wolfratshausen economy award in recognition of outstanding entrepreneurial economic activities.

Production Wolfratshausen site:

  • Area: 7,000 m²
  • Focus on production of chemical substances and liquids
  • Employees: 140

Production site Lichtenau (Saxony):

  • Area: 74,000 m²
  • Focus on production of aerosols and technical products
  • Employees: 80

Production site Märstetten (CH):

  • Area: 11,000 m²
  • Focus on production of aerosols and technical products ("private brand")
  • Employees: 30

Production site Kematen(A):

  • Cosmetics Production
  • Focus on production of cosmetic aerosols and liquids
  • Employees: 90

 

Market Positioning

TUNAP now includes a total of 20 companies in almost all European countries, China and America. At the same time, Germany remains the most important market. TUNAP is one of the largest European manufacturers of industrial aerosols and is the innovator in many areas. Especially for products for use in automotive workshops for decades TUNAP plays a leading role. 2006 TUNAP presented with the product "TUNSolve" the first safety cleaner, which was developed together with independent key institutions such as the safety committee of the employer´s liability insurance association and TÜV Süd. With its patented air-conditioning cleaning system TUNAP offers the only solution which is recommended by the German Allergy and Asthma Association (daab). For decades already TUNAP is chemical-technical leader in the field of fuel system cleaning.

 

Products

TUNAP combines several divisions that provide products and services for different target groups:

  1. Automotive

TUNAP is now considered service number 1 partner for vehicle manufacturers, dealerships and workshops. The portfolio includes chemical products, both for maintenance and for repairs and solutions for all vehicle ranges: From the engine, brakes and body through the air conditioning system to the maintenance and care of interior spaces. TUNAP is a partner of almost all major car manufacturers.

 

  1. Industry

TUNAP develops and markets high-performance and special lubricants for the most varied industries, from heavy industry to the food industry up to the plastics industry. The offer also includes services related to the lubricant management to concepts for cost reduction.

 

  1. Private Brand

In strategic alliances TUNAP develops and manufactures products and ranges for (trade)marks in technology sales and multi-level trading. Clients include well-known companies in the wholesale and retail sector. The laboratory offers customer-specific developments and sustainable performance.

 

  1. Cosmetics

For leading international manufacturers and traders in cosmetics, personal care and health technology TUNAP supplies products. Customers benefit through individual solutions from the research and development of practical solutions to logistics. They range includes hair sprays and foams, deodorants, sun care products, shaving foams, repellent and natural cosmetics.

 

  1. Sports

In the rapidly growing mobility market TUNAP offers innovative new consumer concepts for exclusive bike technology. TUNAP Sports customers enjoy customized bike quality at the top level. An own special maintenance assortment offers the highest performance with maximum environmental compatibility.

 

TUNAP Company's History - Milestones

1972    Foundation by Markus Buchner (today Adviser) in Munich

1975    Introduction and distribution of professional additives for automotive workshops 

1979    Foundation TUNAP Production  

1988    TUNAP "The Top 6": environmentally friendly CFC-free products

1997    Foundation of the TUNAP location Lichtenau with an area of 73,000 square meter 

1998    Foundation of TUNAP Italy, today the most successful subsidiary 

2000    Foundation TUNAP Production site in Switzerland

2002    Launch TUNAP "micrologic" PREMIUM Assortment

2005    Innovation leader with Contra Sept® cleaner for air conditioning systems 

2006    Development TUN Solve® safety technnology 

2007    TUNAP welcomes the 500th employee. New sales record: 100 Mio Euros 

2008    TUNAP Headquarter is extended by 1400 square meter

2009    TUNAP solves the problem of blocked-up diesel particulate filters

2010    Healthy in the car: Initiative for a human friendly maintenance of car interiors

2011    TUNAP receives the first economy award Wolfratshausen.

2012    TUNAP Automotive launches online shop for the German market 

2013    TUNAP acquires a majority share in YOB Cosmetics and Kemacos Full Filling. 

2014    Efficient repair: TUNAP Valve Clean System 

2015    TUNAP Sports enters the consumer segment of exclusive bike technology

2016    TUNAP Professional: New standard for daily car maintenance

2017    Expansion of sales office at Wolfratshausen by 2300 square meters

Chemistry and Environmental Protection

As a manufacturer of chemical products TUNAP is aware of its special responsibility. The company is a member of the Bavarian Environmental Pact and certified according to ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 14001 (EMAS) and OHSAS 18001 (safety management). TUNAP has been involved for many years in the development and application of new products that support the new drive technologies of motor vehicles and thus contribute to the reduction of emissions. For application in the area of the vehicle interior TUNAP relies on health-friendly products without allergenic dyes and perfumes. TUNAP combines economy with ecology.

The Future

TUNAP Managing Director Joachim Breitfeld: "TUNAP inspires customers with innovative developments and system solutions in the whole field of chemistry. With our ideas, we bring lasting improvements to the commercial success of our customers. For the future, we strive for worldwide technology and competence leadership in our strategic business sectors. We see growth and change as an opportunity and challenge.”