An active member of the global Lingyun family.

Horst Bardehle


Our expertise in future technologies is our raw material.



Horst Bardehle is responsible for the areas:

  • Sales/marketing
  • HR
  • Product development
  • Programme management
  • Operations

Sven Röder


We are not just solution partners, but are also interested in the sustainable success of our clients.


Sven Röder is responsible for the divisions:

  • Strategic purchasing
  • Accounting
  • Commercials
  • Controlling
  • IT
  • Overall supervision of the subsidiary Waldaschaff Automotive Mexico S de RL de CV

Our staff is the essence of our company

We are working for the e-mobility of the future.


The employees of Waldaschaff Automotive form the core and future of the company. They are working with great team spirit and passion on the safe and intelligent mobility of tomorrow.

Our partner

A strong community

Since 2015 the company has been part of the Lingyun Industrial Group Co. Ltd., Zhuozhou, which is one of the leading suppliers to the Chinese automotive industry. Lingyun develops and produces metal and plastic components. Their core products are structural parts made of steel and plastic, crash management systems, plastic pipes and rubber hoses for all automotive applications.

With the partner from China, Waldaschaff Automotive is future-proof and flexibly positioned with a solid basis for a global presence.

Blog posts

State-of-the-art innovation


Sep, 2021

Waldaschaff Automotive Premiere at the IAA Mobility 2021

Waldaschaff Automotive GmbH - one of the leading international suppliers in automotive lightweight construction made of aluminum and steel - will be represented for the first time with a stand at the IAA Mobility in Munich to present its range of services to customers and interested parties.

Sep, 2021

IAA Mobility 2021

We cordially invite you to a PRESS GET-TOGETHER Bavarian-style Monday, September 6 and Tuesday, S. Each day at 12:00 o'clock

Apr, 2021

TOP 100 Innovator of Germany

Future engine: Waldaschaff Automotive was awarded the accolade of TOP 100 Innovator in Germany. We have developed our company in the direction of e-mobility and completely changed our business model. In this transformation process we have been able to prove our...

Our history

Locally anchored, globally grown


Jakob Wolf founds a small mechanical engineering company in Obertshausen


Founding of the Waldaschaff branch


Production is focussed on the automotive industry


Founding of Ymos-Metallwerke, Wolf and Becker GmbH


Takover of the Waldaschaff plant by WAGON Ind. plc


Company relaunched as Waldaschaff Automotive GmbH


Takeover by the Schnellecke Gruppe, a logistics company from Wolfsburg


Since 2015 Waldaschaff is wholly owned by the Lingyun Group


Founding of the subsidiary WA Production GmbH


Founding of Waldaschaff Automotive Mexico S.A.


Over 70 years of automotive experience


Our quality management

ISO 50001 : 2018

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ISO 45001 : 2018

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ISO 14001 : 2015

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IATF 16949 : 2016

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ISO 9001 : 2015

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IQNet ISO 9001 : 2015

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Apr, 2021

New Work Excellence

Waldaschaff Automotive has received the New Work Excellence 2021 / 2022 award from bayme vbm, which identifies us as an innovative and agile company.

Apr, 2021

TOP 100 award

Waldaschaff Automotive received a TOP 100 Innovator award in the 2021 compamedia innovation competition.

Apr, 2021

TISAX 2020 award

Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX) certifies Waldaschaff Automotive for information security according to defined standards in the automotive industry (TISAX is a registered trademark and is managed by the ENX Association

Dec, 2020

Germany’s best training enterprise

Waldaschaff Automotive is one of Germany’s best training enterprises. The study was carried out in 2021 by the Institute for Management and Economic Research (IMWF) on behalf of DEUTSCHLAND TEST and the business magazine, FOCUS-MONEY.


locations worldwide

German locations

years’ automotive experience