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About the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group

The AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group is a swiftly growing global technology group and a business unit of DexKo Global. With high-quality chassis and suspension components for trailers, leisure and commercial vehicles, construction and agricultural vehicles, the group represents the best in functionality and comfort as well as innovations to ensure greater driving safety. Founded in 1931 the group today has around 3,500 employees at more than 40 locations worldwide.

About DexKo Global

DexKo Global Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality chassis technology, chassis assemblies, accessories and hydraulic brake components. DexKo Global was founded in 2016 through the merger of Dexter and AL-KO Vehicle Technology. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan/USA, the company employs around 7,000 people in more than 100 production facilities and distribution centers. For more information, please go to

Dexter, founded in 1960, is one of the US’s leading manufacturers of trailer axles and trailer brakes as well as relevant components for commercial trailers, motorhomes, heavy duty trailers, prefabs, agricultural trailers, boat trailers and special trailers. With its headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana/USA, Dexter runs several production facilities in the USA and Canada. For more information, please visit

Dexko Global is a portfolio company of Brookfield Business Partners, a market-listed asset management company, which focuses on the acquisition and operational management of industry-leading companies in the infrastructure, service and industrial sectors. Find out more at

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Company history

On 11.11.1931, master locksmith Alois Kober took over a small locksmith's shop in Kötz. That was when the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group began. It’s fair to say that quite a lot has happened since then.

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A company that wants to exist and flourish in the long term on the market is dependent on the trust and confidence of its surrounding area, customers and suppliers, employees, both on a local and global scale.

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One reason for AL-KO Vehicle Technology’s global success as a company over the past 90 years is the willingness of our employees to work with us, cooperate and change. Team spirit, flexibility and dynamism are strengths that we consistently transfer to our working environment.

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Our corporate culture

Safety. Comfort. Joy: our actions and thoughts are always focused on what’s best for our customers, what makes their lives safer and easier and makes them smile.

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