About Us

Moving Beyond Innovation

Employees Globally
Global Production Sites
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Transform industrial manufacturing into a new age

Global market leader

Founded in 1864 OECHSLER has developed into a leading polymer technology company supplying customers worldwide in the automotive, consumer and sporting goods, healthcare, and innovative technology sectors. We have developed a culture and work atmosphere, ever since technology has been the foundation to provide pioneering and sustainable solutions, allowing us to break new ground together with our customers, employees, and partners.

Technology first

Who we are

At OECHSLER, we are driven by technology. With our portfolio of production technologies and materials, we strive to be at the forefront of innovation and offer our customers outstanding end-to-end solutions from idea to global production.


OECHSLER Management

Raik Lüder

Chief Products and Markets Officer

Alexander Wortberg


Our Colleagues

Values & Culture

The working world is becoming increasingly complex, and OECHSLER, as a company, is becoming more diverse. That is why we have specifically addressed the question of what connects us in the company, what unites us and what culture we want to create in our company.

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Our Strategy

Mission & Vision

As pioneers, we accept the challenge of being among the first to introduce new technologies and industrialize them. But how did OECHSLER become what it is today? It happened and continues to happen through extraordinary achievements, carried out by generations of dedicated individuals with a clear vision.

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Our responsibility


As staunch believers in science, we are convinced that the time for change is now, and it must be fast. Our actions in the short- and mid-term will be decisive for mankind. At OECHSLER, we are ready to take responsibility.

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Our Supplier

Become a Partner

Successful together in partnership - according to this principle, OECHSLER relies on strong supplier relationships. In this way, we secure our long-term competitiveness in all business areas worldwide. Become part of our success and join us as a partner!

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Our Global Footprint


OECHSLER is a truly global company. We operate six production sites in Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific Region. OECHSLER offers customers local-for-local production and supply chain redundancy.

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Founded in 1864

Our History


Matthias Oechsler founds a bone ring maker and bone button maker craft business.


Otto Oechsler becomes co-owner of the company "Matthias Oechsler und Sohn".


The former company founder Matthias Oechsler dies. His son Otto takes over the business and continues the expansion policy.


The foundation of the plant in Weißenburg marks another milestone in the company’s expansion policy.


At the beginning of the 1930s, the economic crisis forces the partial closure of individual departments and exports collapses.


The Ansbach plant falls victim to the bombing raids of World War II. In the course of the reconstruction, a new workshop for the production of precision plastic parts is created.


Albert Oechsler, who now manages the company, develops a plastic injection molding machine, which has since been manufactured in series in his own factory.


OECHSLER changes its legal form to GmbH & Co. to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The former Bahnhofsstraße has since been named Matthias-Oechsler-Straße in honour of the company founder.


The Ansbach plant is extended by an addition building.


The Weißenburg plant is expanded on a large scale.


The further expansion of the Ansbach site is agreed upon.


The long-established company Matthias Oechsler & Sohn GmbH & Co. becomes the new OECHSLER AG with retroactive effect from January 1, 2000.


New location: OECHSLER Plastic Products Co. Ltd. in Taicang, China.


New location: OECHSLER Romania s.r.l. in Lipova, Romania


New location: OECHSLER S.A. de C.V. in Querétaro, Mexico


New shareholder: DBAG acquires 20 percent stake in OECHSLER


New location: OECHSLER Motion GmbH Brodswinden near Ansbach


New location: OECHSLER Motion Inc., U.S. in Acworth, USA


New location: OECHSLER Motion LLC in Long An, Vietnam

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