Introduction

CORTECO is the specialist for the independent aftermarket (IAM).

CORTECO specialises in automotive spare parts in areas of sealing and vibration control as well as offering interesting service parts. Freudenberg products are already established worldwide as Original Equipment parts in the OEM market, enabling garages to benefit from spare parts in original quality. Freudenberg is a leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in respective product areas. CORTECO as IAM specialist of the Freudenberg Group has access to the development know-how and the global manufacturing locations of a company with a long tradition and locations in 52 countries. CORTECO's sales activities in the independent aftermarket are conducted via ten offices around the world.

CORTECO offers more than 25,000 products and service kits to the independent garages - among them are leading brands such as Simmerring®, which is fitted in every other new car in Europe. The extensive portfolio comprises of: radial shaft seals (Simmerring®), valve stem seals, integrated radial shaft seals (RWDS), combi seals, cassette seals and vibration control technology such as engine mounts, power train and transmission mounts, gaskets, cabin air filter and engine kits as well as brake hoses.

The company was founded in 1996 and operates worldwide with 10 major facilities located in Germany, Italy, France, Great Britain, Spain, India, as well as in Singapore, the USA, China and Brazil. CORTECO has 5 representative offices in Russia, Poland, North Africa, Japan and Serbia.