Tag: Uniwheels

Uniwheels approves IPO share allotment

29th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Wheel manufacturer Uniwheels AG has approved the allotment of 4,800,000 shares in a public offering, including 2,400,000 new shares from a share capital increase and 2,400,000 existing shares from the holding of existing shareholder Uniwheels Holding (Malta) Ltd. . Five per cent, or 240,000 of the shares offered have been allocated to retail investors and 4,560,000 (95 per cent) to institutional investors.

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Uniwheels proceeding with IPO and Warsaw Stock Exchange listing

16th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Uniwheels AG says it is proceeding with plans for a public offering and it will apply for listing and trading of the company’s shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Plans are to conduct the offering in the second quarter of 2015, however the wheel manufacturer comments that the exact date will depend on market conditions.

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Anzio wheel brand presents new Spark alloy

Anzio wheel brand presents new Spark alloy

19th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Uniwheel brand Anzio has released a new alloy wheel called Spark as part of its new spring season range. For the first time since the creation of the brand in 2006, Anzio offers its customers a wheel design with ECE certification for numerous applications, the company reported in a statement.

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Uniwheels to increase alloy wheel capacity with 3rd Polish plant

Uniwheels to increase alloy wheel capacity with 3rd Polish plant

25th February 2015 | 0 Comments

German alloy wheel manufacturer Uniwheels has announced plans to expand its production operation in Poland by a further 2 million or so wheels. The original equipment supplier and manufacturer of the ATS, Rial, Alutec and Anzio aftermarket alloy rim brands produced over six million wheels at its two plants in Stalowa Wola last year; in addition to the aforementioned capacity boost, the erection of a third facility there will increase the site’s workforce with a further 250 jobs.

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Unit sales record for Uniwheels

Unit sales record for Uniwheels

19th January 2015 | 0 Comments

Uniwheels AG, the company behind the ATS, Rial, Alutec and Anzio wheel brands, says its unit sales rose 5.2 per cent in 2014. During the year it sold a total of 7.2 million wheels in both the original equipment and aftermarket segments.

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Uniwheels wins Volvo quality award

Uniwheels wins Volvo quality award

16th January 2015 | 0 Comments

The Uniwheels Germany factory in Werdohl delivers alloy wheels to a number of Volvo models, including the XC60, XC70 and XC90. This supply has been acknowledged the car maker; at a ceremony held in Sweden at the end of last year, Uniwheels Germany received a 2014 Volvo Quality Through Excellence Award (VQE Award). The company says it obtained this prestigious award by achieving the maximum score in all 12 relevant criteria categories.

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Uniwheels 2013 revenues up 5.8 per cent to 338.3 million euros

24th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading wheelmaker Uniwheels Group reports that it managed to both increase revenues 5.8 per cent and stabilise the company’s overall business in full-year 2013 results published today (24 March 2014). According to the company, the business’s growth came largely thanks to the “very positive” development of the firm’s Automotive Division, which focuses on supplying the OEM business and grew 12 per cent in 2013. In addition, the successful implementation of cost-cutting measures in the administration of the business is also said to have had a positive impact.

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Uniwheels appoints new CFO, posts preliminary 2013 results

13th February 2014 | 0 Comments

As of 10 February, Dr. Karsten Obenaus is the new CFO of alloy wheel manufacturer Uniwheels. Previously head of financial accounting, Dr. Obenaus has long held senior positions within Uniwheels’ finance department. He succeeds Eckehard Forberich, who has left the company. Forberich held the role of CFO since 1 July 2011.

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‘Lightforming’ Uniwheels rim OE on Volvo XC90

‘Lightforming’ Uniwheels rim OE on Volvo XC90

17th October 2013 | 0 Comments

Uniwheels reports that its ‘Thalassa’ rim has been selected as an original equipment fitment on the Volvo XC90. The Swedish four-wheel drive will receive a 20-inch diameter version of the lightweight, five twin-spoke alloy rim.

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Another BMW OE for Uniwheels

Another BMW OE for Uniwheels

26th September 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Uniwheels shares that it is supplying 20-inch alloy wheels to the latest BMW 6 Series M Sport Edition. The wheels are produced at the company’s Werdohl plant in Germany and are fitted to order on Coupé, Cabrio and Gran Coupé versions of the model.

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Uniwheels OE on new Audi A8 Hybrid

Uniwheels OE on new Audi A8 Hybrid

11th September 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Uniwheels’ has been selected to provide OE wheels for the new Audi A8 Hybrid. The contract sees Uniwheels provide its “19-inch hybrid aluminium wheel”, which is said to offer an exclusive aerodynamic design.

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Uniwheels receives Honda Access award

4th July 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Uniwheels, a long time supplier of alloy wheels to Honda Access, has been given a “Honda Access Europe Award” for its excellent overall performance in 2012. This is the second consecutive Honda Access award that the Uniwheels Production (Poland) Sp z.o.o. operation has received.

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A multiplicity of names: alloy wheels lack brand image

5th April 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s now been about four decades since alloy wheels began winning ground from steel passenger car wheels, and these products really came into their own in the 80s and 90s. Alloy wheels were seen as ‘the best thing since sliced bread’ and sold accordingly. This trend, which started off in the replacement sector, progressed into original equipment; initially only prestige and sport models were equipped with alloys, yet within a few years their use spread to small cars and some entry-level models. The alloy wheel industry boomed and made good money – until a number of thresholds were crossed: Suppliers found themselves with more products than demand justified; fierce competition drove prices down until aftermarket rims were cheaper than their original equipment equivalents. Exquisite accessories became commodities, interchangeable products. Everyday products.

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Capacity tight, yet 2011 brings cautious optimism

Capacity tight, yet 2011 brings cautious optimism

8th April 2011 | 0 Comments

The market can change so quickly: Passenger car alloy wheel manufacturers, both large and small, recently and sometimes reluctantly reduced their production capacity while others became casualties of the consolidation that takes place within the sector whenever overcapacity is present in the market. Now the picture is very different. Alloy wheel firms are desperate to find factories whose utilisation capacities are less than a hundred per cent.

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UniWheels – Now Number Three in Europe

23rd March 2009 | 0 Comments

The early 2008 acquisition of the ATS-Group’s European interests by the UniWheels group has led to the emergence of an aluminium wheel business that ranks number three in the European market. Subsequent to the purchase, which followed the insolvency of ATS Beteiligungs in July 2007, UniWheels has assumed the number three market position in Europe behind Ronal and Borbet (who produce approximately 12 million wheels per annum each) and ahead of Hayes Lemmerz and Turkish supplier CMS.

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