H&T Group

The Heitkamp & Thumann Group 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 20 small and medium-sized enterprises located in 9 different countries and employing some 2000 people. H&T Battery Components and H&T Presspart represent the two divisions. Westfalia Metal Hoses, Westfalia Metal Components, Doby Verrolec, H&T Industrial and H&T ProduktionsTechnologie the five 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 Industrial supplies deep-drawn serial parts from steel, stainless steel, aluminum, Inconel steel and brass. Moreover, the Business Unit bundles the business development and innovation activities of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group in the area of deep drawing.

With more than 40 years’ experience and a worldwide reputation for competence, quality and innovation, H&T Presspart specializes in high precision metal and plastic components for the pharmaceutical industry.

Doby Verrolec is the largest manufacturer of ductwork jointing systems in Great Britain. International market leaders in HVAC Accessories (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning), its components contribute to significantly shorter installation times in HVAC systems. Manufacturing of the highest standards offer its ultimate clients lower ongoing system running costs.

H&T Battery Components 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.

Westfalia Metal Components produces seat parts, body and chassis components for automotive OEMs and 1st tier suppliers using the latest press technology and fully automated assembly technology.

Innovative and reliable, flexible and gas tight metal hoses manufactured by the Westfalia Metal Hose Group. Trucks, buses, agricultural vehicles and construction machinery are equipped with the patented products.

H&T ProduktionsTechnologie 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.


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 45 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 and…

Tool Design

Our experienced engineers design and produce precision tools for every part we process for you. Our machine tools workshop is fundamental to maintaining our competitive…

Deburring & Finishing

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



Metal converted in to deep-drawn components every year.




The number of employees in the Heitkamp and 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