The mobility of people and goods places high demands on the logistics systems of the future. Herrenknecht is instrumental in creating modern underground transportation infrastructures.
A strong foundation for future pioneering achievements
Keep moving forward is the battle cry in tunnelling. That's why we prove ourselves again and again at Herrenknecht. We create strong structures and push forward into unknown areas.
The Herrenknecht Group consists of the operating entity Herrenknecht AG as the parent company and around 70 subsidiaries and associated companies in Germany and abroad. The fields of activity are divided into the two traditional business units Traffic and Utility Tunnelling as well as the business areas Exploration, Mining and Group Brands. Herrenknecht is thus well positioned for the great issues of humanity such as urbanization and the development of new raw materials.
As market leader and a family-run business, Herrenknecht looks to the future with anticipation. The strong position in the market and the advancing megatrends will continue to form the basis of our success. Our numbers speak for themselves.
Trainees in 2022
Employees at year end 2022*
Total output 2022 in million Euro
Revenue 2022 in million Euro
Order inflow 2022 in million Euro
*without trainees, including temporary staff
Herrenknecht is the leading premium supplier worldwide for all-round technology solutions in mechanized tunnelling for tunnel infrastructures of all kinds, as well as for underground energy sources and raw materials extraction. Thanks to lasting megatrends and an increasing demand for energy, this market will continue to provide for enormous potentials in future.
The success of our company is based on the high quality and technical standards of our core products, additional equipment and services. We continuously develop innovative potential with targeted research and development activities. These are oriented towards the challenges of our customers, their projects and the requirements of our worldwide markets.
It is our ultimate goal to support the project challenges of our customers at the highest level at all times. In all project phases, Herrenknecht perceives itself as a team partner for all those substantially involved in a tunnelling project. Teamwork based on trust is our guiding principle.
We offer our customers complete tailor-made solutions in the sense of »full range solutions« which are comprehensively adjusted to their projects. Clear value propositions, measurable benefits for the customer and transparency play an important role in this process.
The continuous guarantee of the highest degree of organizational, operative and entrepreneurial efficiency is an important goal for Herrenknecht. This contributes considerably to the fact that the Herrenknecht Group can maintain its entrepreneurial independence as well as its status as a professionally positioned family enterprise in the future.
Experienced, committed, loyal and flexible employees are our greatest asset. Recognition of achievement and respectful and open relations with each other – irrespective of cultural and ethnic backgrounds – play an important role in our corporate culture.
Our products secure the essential requirements for environmentally friendly mobility of people and goods, for a sustainable use of valuable natural resources and the targeted exploration of raw material deposits and energy sources. In this connection we remain aware of our social responsibility when promoting young talent, professional training, social commitment and sporting and cultural events.
Chairman: Dr.-Ing. Bertram Kandziora, Günther H. Oettinger (Vice Chairman), Karl Manfred Lochner, Dr.-Ing. Günter Luxenburger, Dr. Christian Holzherr, Dr. Dipl-Ing. Karin Bäppler (Employee representative), Betriebswirtin (IHK) Eva-Maria Bauer (Employee representative), Rainer Hammerschmidt (Employee representative), Rainer Holtfoth (Employee representative), Hartmut Kaiser (Employee representative), Jürgen Roth (Employee representative)