Volker Plücker assumes responsibility for the business unit “Filtration for Industry and Environment

Filtration specialist Hengst is preparing for further growth in the field of filtration for industry and the environment by increasing its staff. Since May 1, 2020, Volker Plücker has been responsible for the industrial filtration business as Group Vice President Industrial Filtration. Prior to joining the company, he was, among other things, responsible for Mann und Hummel’s industrial filtration business for 12 years. He then became CEO of Weber Hydraulik and finally CEO of the Filtration Group for the area of the acquired Mahle Industrial Filtration.

Volker Plücker will become part of the Hengst management team and will report directly to CEO Christopher Heine.

“Irrespective of the current situation in the market, we are continuing to pursue our strategic goals and are expanding this business unit sustainably”, says CEO Christopher Heine. “We are very pleased about the reinforcement. With his many years of experience, Mr. Volker Plücker will make a central contribution to the positive further development of the Hengst Group”.

Hengst: Leading in Filtration

Hengst SE supplies products, systems and concepts for all aspects of filtration and fluid management – from development to high-tech production. The company is a development partner and OEM supplier for the international automotive and motor industry. State-of-the-art filtration concepts from Hengst are also used widely in many other everyday and not-so-everyday applications. The agricultural sector, the navy, and manufacturers of cleaning equipment and electric tools for private or professional use rely on custom-tailored solutions from Hengst. The company’s filter systems can be found in an ever-growing number of devices – from household vacuum cleaners to professional electric tools to modern robots. Customers around the world value the expertise, brand quality, service and customer orientation of Hengst.

Made in Münster: for a clean environment

In 1958 Walter Hengst established Ing. Walter Hengst KG in Münster. In doing so he laid the foundation for the successful development of an enterprise that is managed today by Jens Röttgering in the third generation as Hengst SE. Hengst employs a staff of about 3,000 at 19 locations worldwide. With its products and services the company protects people, machines and systems, saves resources and improves living conditions. The company’s vision: “We lead the world in Filtration making our planet a purer place“. For Hengst, responsible management also means combining the operations of an international enterprise with the working methods of a start-up. The result: Hengst works in an atmosphere of affirmative decision-making and unbureaucratic, streamlined structures with a high level of innovative spirit to achieve outstanding quality.

More information: www.hengst.com