Heitkamp & Thumann Group

The Heitkamp & Thumann Group (external link) is a leading global partner for the development and supply of world-class precision-formed components in both metal and plastic.

The family-owned group comprises more than 15 small and medium-sized enterprises located in 9 different countries and employing some 1800 people. H&T Battery Components Alkaline, H&T Battery Components Rechargeable and H&T Presspart represent the three divisions.  H&T Industrial, H&T Tool Design and H&T ProduktionsTechnologie the 3 independent business units.

Global presence, strategic vision and a company philosophy that puts innovation, employees and customer orientation at the very center of all corporate activities are the ingredients for the Group’s stable growth and success.

H&T Recharge (external link) is the partner of choice for battery can solutions in the rechargeable Li-ion battery industry. H&T Recharge entered this new industry early and has become the largest deep drawn can manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere. Supporting both automotive and non-automotive applications, H&T Recharge supports manufacturers serving the increasing cylindrical battery demand with a range of customized component solutions. Energizing Tomorrow. Today.

H&T Battery Components (external link) is the world’s largest manufacturer of battery components for the consumer battery market and a fast-growing supplier for lithium ion battery technologies. Strong innovation potential coupled with efficient processes ensures successful partnerships with market and brand leaders in the battery industry and pioneers of e-mobility and stationary storage.

With more than 50 years’ experience and a worldwide reputation for competence, quality and innovation, H&T Presspart (external link) specializes in plastic components and high precision metal engineering for the pharmaceutical industry.

H&T Tool Design (external link) combines years of experience and state of the art technologies to provide the best solutions. The product and service portfolio covers particularly stamping and forming tools from steel, carbide and ceramic and electrical engineering.

H&T ProduktionsTechnologie (external link) has specialized in the development and construction of metal forming tools, machines and equipment for over 50 years. The company successfully makes use of servo drive technology in order to fulfill customers’ requirements.

H&T Industrial is a leading supplier of high volume deep drawn components to the industrial sector including the water pump, luxury pen and rivet markets. H&T Industrial carry out precision metal engineering to meet the requirements of their customers.


A Culture of Innovation Innovation is the driving force behind progress and sustainable growth. For the Heitkamp & Thumann Group, innovation has always been at…

Project Management

Whether a technology or manufacturing transfer, or from design to solution, we can help with every stage of the process. With over 50 years' experience…


H&T Industrial offers a wide range of secondary processing, including advanced cleaning. Due to the deep drawn technology process, components produced are often covered in oil…

Precision Tool Making

Our experienced engineers design and produce precision tools for every part we process for you. Our machine tools workshop and precision tool making is fundamental…

Finishing Techniques for Metal

Deburring & Finishing To ensure we meet your specifications for their deep-drawn components, H&T Industrial offer a wide range of advanced deburring and finishing options.…



Metal converted in to deep-drawn components every year.




The number of employees in the Heitkamp & Thumann Group.


Our deep drawn components are delivered to 25 countries around the world.


Invested in the manufacturing site on infrastructure and equipment since 2002.

Whitebirk Industrial Estate

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1254 582 233
Fax: +44 (0)1254 584 100

Am Meilenstein 8 – 19


Tel: +49 (0)2991 980 400 Fax: +49 (0)2991 980 5400