Setting Big Things into Motion –Our Passion and Our Success

Our innovations set standards. We develop and produce high-quality industrial controllers for cranes, electro hydraulics, material handling technology, industrial applications, ships, trains and construction machines.
Our product assortment is distinguished by high performance joysticks with electronic interface adapters for all machines.
Gessmann is an international market leader.
Our market success is based upon our decisive focus on innovative product development and the highest quality standards. We are able to lead the market thanks to the continuous further development of our products and services. This allows us to secure the long-term success of our company.

Gessmann in Facts

Company Location
Leingarten is located in Baden-Württemberg, has approximately 11,000 inhabitants and is located about 6 kilometers to the west of Heilbronn. Heilbronn is a modern industrial city (electronics, machine construction,
automotive, retail and winegrowing) with approximately 122,000 inhabitants.

Alwin Ehrensperger, Dipl.-Ing. (FH)/MBA

Number of Employees
Approx. 500 employees

Export Share
48% direct export as well as 80% direct
and indirect export

Marketing Systems
We work with professional agents within Germany.
We are represented abroad by efficient engineering offices working as import
companies. We have offices in Scandinavia and France. More Establishments are Canada and China.
Highly qualified sales engineers from our main office support our partners both
within Germany and worldwide
Additionally we also have Partner companies in Brazil and in the United States.

Company Structure
All of our products are developed, designed and partially assembled in our plant in Leingarten and exported worldwide.
Tool-based plastic and cast metal parts are manufactured with Gessmann tools by our suppliers.
Machine-based individual parts are manufactured in our plant using state-of-the-art CNC machines.

Quality Assurance
We are certified in accordance with:
ISO 9001
ISO/TS 22163

Alwin Ehrensperger