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Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG manufactures and markets automotive spare parts under its MEYLE brand. Since its foundation in 1958, Wulf Gaertner Autoparts has been an owner-operated, unlisted family business in the automotive aftermarket. Since 1995 Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG has been manufacturing and trading under its MEYLE brand top-grade quality-tested spare parts for passenger cars, vans and commercial vehicles, with wholesale activities in more than 120 countries across all continents.


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Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.

23,000 items, excellent quality, reasonable prices
At present our range of wear and tear parts comprises 23,000 items. Heart quintessence of the MEYLE brand are steering and suspension components, rubber-to-metal parts, brakes and damping components. A special advantage is our HD parts program – innovative components designed by our own team of engineers to provide enhanced technical characteristics compared to original-equipment parts. Under its MEYLE brand Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG supplies the aftermarket with pioneering and durable repair solutions.


The guiding principle at Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG
"The friendship of those we serve is the foundation of our success"

We firmly believe that trustful cooperation - both inside and outside the company - is first and foremost a matter of mutual give and take and this is what our company philosophy strives to reflect.

Tradition and progress are the foundations on which the success of Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG is built.
Parts and solutions which have proved their value in the course of half a century of the company’s existence are carefully translated into present times.

At the same time we are keen to embrace the future, blaze new trails.
As a family business we practice social responsibility towards both our employees and business partners and socio-economic sustainability is a major concern in all our work.
Rather than looking for short-term profit we strive for long-term economic viability of our company and employees.

At Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG we put interculturalism into practice and lead by example: at our head offices in Hamburg people from 26 different nations work together and build a team.
Our employees pay our customers regular visits and demonstrate their highly-developed intercultural awareness and open-mindedness.

In all its business dealings and corporate philosophy Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG is committed to fulfilling the most exacting socio-economic standards.


Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG: Facts and figures

Product brandMEYLE
FoundationJuly, 11th 1958
FounderWulf Gaertner
Managing BoardDr. Karl J. Gaertner (CEO), Michael Knopf, Marita Schwartze, André Sobottka
Global presenceworldwide in 120 countries
Employeesworldwide: 1,000 (aggregate with partner companies)
Hamburg: 430
Product range23,000 items (including more than 1000 MEYLE-HD parts)