About us A snapshot of Stabilus

OEMs, manufacturers, and suppliers know it, and end users benefit from it: Stabilus stands for expertise in motion control. 
We offer a wide variety of motion control products that demonstrate their quality and reliability every single day. Our customers count on custom solutions for optimal movement of components to wow end users in a broad spectrum of industries.

We look forward to celebrating a moving 90-year company history in 2024 and at the same time we set the milestones for a successful future.

Gas springs, dampers, and electromechanical drives

Stabilus has been providing components for a variety of applications since 1934. We got our start as a manufacturer of stabilizers designed for retrofitting in vehicles in the American automotive industry. In 1962, we became the first company in the world to run series production of gas springs – and we’ve been doing so ever since. 

We have continued to expand our role as a trailblazer over the years. With a comprehensive portfolio of application possibilities and our unparalleled product range, we are the worldwide leading manufacturer of solutions involving gas springs, dampers, and electromechanical drives. Day after day, the indispensable value of our decades of experience makes itself known.

Innovative solutions – satisfied customers

Through the integration of various expert brands, we have extended our product portfolio over the years and have brought together even more expertise in motion control as the Stabilus Group. With reliable products and new developments aligned with specific requirements, Stabilus guarantees the satisfaction of tens of thousands of customers in all manner of industries. Automotive, solar power, furniture, health care, agriculture, aviation – the range of industries we serve shows our portfolio’s incredible diversity. 

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Well-positioned around the world

Stabilus has a global presence. That’s how we stay close to the customer and keep an eye on the nuances of local markets. We design all essential production technologies and machines ourselves. This is how we guarantee the high standard of quality for which our products are known around the globe. We have established ourselves as a global player with a connection to the local customer through our wide-reaching sales and service network and enormous production site presence. Our production network covers Germany, Romania, China, Korea, the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand.

Shaping the future as No. 1

One thing has sure made itself clear: Change is the only constant in our line of business. We consider pertinent megatrends in our strategic development. Already about a decade has passed since we set course to transition from being a component provider into a systems provider. We can say with confidence that we aspire to follow a step-by-step implementation plan to achieve our vision of being the world market leader in intelligent motion control technology by 2030.


  • 1934

    Foundation of Stabilus in Koblenz, Germany
  • 1962

    Stabilus starts series production of gas springs
  • 1978-1986

    Facilities opened in Spain, Italy, England, the U.S., Mexico, and Brazil
  • 1986-1992

    Expansion into Asia: sales branches in Singapore and Japan
  • 2002

    Series production of electromechanical systems for opening and closing of side doors and trunk lids and hatches
  • 2014

    Listing of Stabilus S. A. on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
    (May 23, 2014)
  • 2016

    Acquisition of ACE, HAHN Gasfedern, Fabreeka, and Tech Products
  • 2019

    Acquisition of General Aerospace, Clevers, and Piston
  • 2021

    First automotive industry order for series production of the new and unique temperature-compensating gas spring
  • 2022

    Restructuring into Stabilus SE. Record year with 1.1 billion euros in sales revenue and advancement to the MDAX.
  • The story continues:

    “Keep at it! Even as a global market leader, we cannot risk resting on our laurels.”
    Quote: Dr. Michael Büchsner, Group CEO at Stabilus Group