WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG

Hirschmann MCS is now WIKA Mobile Control

 

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Together We Are Stronger, Faster, Safer

The business area of Hirschmann Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) previously belonging to the Belden Inc. will reinforce the owner-led WIKA Group strategically and change its name to WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG.

We Are WIKA Mobile Control

The establishment of the new WIKA Mobile Control business unit will give you and our other customers access to a much greater and more flexible range of customized application solutions from one source. WIKA Mobile Control will support and guide you from your vision all the way to market launch: from individual system components across complete system integration to long-term provision of services as needed. WIKA Mobile Control takes a solutions-based approach to serving you and making it even safer to use mobile machines in extreme conditions.

Achieving More Together

As part of the WIKA Group, we will be able to offer you a strong partnership. Hirschmann MCS is contributing its expertise in system integration and mobile control solutions to strengthen WIKA’s product and application competencies in force, pressure and temperature measurement in the challenging field of mobile machines. This also benefits you as our customer. Here is an overview of some of the advantages you will receive:

Frequently Asked Questions

Following successful negotiations with Belden Inc., Hirschmann MCS will be taken out of Hirschmann Automation & Control GmbH to join and strategically strengthen the WIKA Group. Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions about this transition. You are also welcome to contact us directly at any time for more information.

 

What is WIKA Mobile Control?

Hirschmann MCS is being carved out of Hirschmann Automation & Control GmbH to strategically strengthen the WIKA Group under the new name of WIKA Mobile Control.

What exactly will the new company be called?

With effect from January 1, 2018, Hirschmann Mobile Control Solutions (MCS) will use the new name of WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG. The site in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania will be called WIKA Mobile Control LP.

What is the commercial register entry and VAT number?

Private Limited Partnership:
Headquarters: Ettlingen
Register court Mannheim
Trade register No. HRA 707474

General partner:
WIKA Mobile Control Verwaltungs GmbH
Klingenberg a. Main
Register court Aschaffenburg
Trade register No. HRB 14069
Managing Director: Alexander Wiegand

VAT No.:
DE 311 277 490

How will our customers benefit from this change?

As a result of establishing this new business unit, we will be able to offer you a much larger and more flexible spectrum of customized solutions from a single source. Hirschmann MCS will supplement WIKA’s product and application competencies in force, pressure and temperature measurement with its expertise in system integration and mobile control solutions in the demanding field of mobile machines.

Where will the new business unit be located?

The WIKA Mobile Control business unit will comprise Hirschmann MCS in Ettlingen (in Germany), Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (in the U.S.) and a stake in a joint venture in Xuzhou (in China). All of the existing sites and production facilities will continue to operate, and your contacts will remain the same.

What are the new bank account details?

Commerzbank, Frankfurt am Main
BIC: COBADEFFXXX
IBAN: DE68 7954 0049 0107 2248 00

What phone numbers should I use to reach my contacts from now on?

You can continue to reach them at the same phone numbers as in the past.

What will change in our employees’ email addresses?

From now on, you can reach your contacts at email addresses with the format firstname.lastname@wika.com. The only part that is different is the domain name.

Who can I contact if I have questions related to finances, accounting, invoices and so on?

Our financial team is available to answer all of your questions at the email address finance.wmc@wika.com.

What is important for buyers?

We are trying to do everything possible to minimize your organizational overhead. Please enter us in your system as a new supplier, and starting immediately please address your correspondence to WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG.

How should I deal with sums owed to Hirschmann MCS?

Until January 1, 2018, please settle all debts owed to Hirschmann MCS by making payment to the account of WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG. These accounts receivable will pass from Hirschmann MCS to WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG in connection with the transition.

To which email account should I address remittance advices?

Please send remittance advices to finance.wmc@wika.com.

What do I need to know as a supplier?

We are trying to do everything possible to minimize your organizational overhead.

Please enter us in your system as a new customer, and starting immediately please address your correspondence to WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG.

Until January 1, 2018, your deliveries invoiced to Hirschmann MCS will also be paid for by Hirschmann MCS. Please bill WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG for all deliveries that arrive after January 1, 2018; they will also be paid by WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG.

If you would like to send us your invoice by email, please address it to finance.wmc@wika.com.

To which email account should I address invoices?

Invoices can be sent to finance.wmc@wika.com.

Who should receive payment for new liabilities arising after the transition?

Deliveries made by January 1, 2018 and invoiced to Hirschmann MCS will also be paid for by Hirschmann MCS. All deliveries received after January 1, 2018 should be invoiced to WIKA Mobile Control GmbH & Co. KG, which will also pay for them.

Will the current price lists continue to apply?

Yes, the current prices will retain their validity.

Will quotations and bids submitted by Hirschmann MCS remain valid?

Yes, quotations and bids submitted by Hirschmann MCS will remain valid after the transition.

Who should I send my order confirmations to?

Starting on January 1, 2018, please send order confirmations to purchase.wmc@wika.com.

Will submitted warranty claims in process be continued to the new company?

Yes, warranty claims will be continue to be processed.