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  • Munich. GERMANY

    EK Design GmbH - Munich
    Management: Jean-Bernard Faivre

    Frankfurter Ring 129
    D-80807 Munich
    Tel: +49 89 5529963-500
    Fax: +49 89 5529963-840

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  • Landshut. GERMANY

    BUSCOTEC GmbH - Landshut
    (Member of the EK-Design Group)
    Manager: Ernö Bartha
    Am Banngraben 16
    D-84030 Landshut
    Tel: +49 871 9748297-0
    Fax: +49 871 9748297-200

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  • Stuttgart. GERMANY

    EK Design Stuttgart AG - Renningen
    Management: Karina Götz, Christoph Götz

    Dornierstraße 6
    D-71272 Renningen
    Tel: +49 7159 80580-50
    Fax: +49 7159 80580-20

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  • Emmendingen. GERMANY

    EK Design Stuttgart AG - Emmendingen
    Management: Karina Götz, Christoph Götz

    Zum Übergang 4
    79312 Emmendingen
    Tel: +49 7641 95828-0
    Fax: +49 7641 95828-20

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  • Köln. GERMANY

    EK Design Köln GmbH
    Manager: Stephan Vogt

    Robert-Bosch-Str. 41
    D-50769 Köln
    Tel: +49 221 379538-600
    Fax: +49 221 379538-200

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  • Wolfsburg. GERMANY

    EK Design GmbH - Wolfsburg

    An der Zuckerfabrik 2a/2b
    38442 Wolfsburg
    Tel: +49 5362 93881-100
    Fax: +49 5362 93881-200

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  • Steyr. AUSTRIA

    EK Design GmbH – Steyr
    Manger: Robert Peischl

    Im Stadtgut A1
    A-4407 Steyr-Gleink
    Tel: +43 1235 9045-10
    Mobil: +43 664 2260068

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  • Vienna. AUSTRIA

    EK Design GmbH – Vienna
    Manager: Martin Gerger

    Carlbergergasse 38 Top 3+4
    A-1230 Vienna
    Tel: +43 1235 9045-50
    Mobil: +43 664 88788615

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  • Graz. Austria

    EK Design GmbH – Graz
    Mangager: Alfred Karner

    Am Innovationspark 10
    A-8020 Graz
    Tel: +43 1235 9045-300
    Mobil: +43 699 15888048

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EK Design is one of the leading engineering companies in the special vehicle and automotive industry. We offer full service across the entire development process from the first idea to serial production. As a development and engineering company with interdisciplinary know-how, a broad competence network and a visionary approach, we are looking forward to undertaking your product development projects. Our services include design, concept development and engineering until serial production.


We are the ideal partner for short and long term projects as our employees are tightly integrated directly in customers processes (through temporary or service contracts). Thus, we have been able to successfully develop and handle various interesting customer projects during the last few years.



EK Design supports its customers in the Automotive, Commercial vehicle and Aerospace Industries, as well as being a System Development Service provider and a Systems Integrator both “In House” at our customers Location, as well as in our numerous project offices with core competencies in design, development & design and production.

EK Design was founded in 1994 by Elisabeth Knobloch, Christian Seiberl and 6 Design Engineers. Since then Elisabeth Knobloch and Christian Seiberl conduct the company’s business of the EK Design and its subsidiaries jointly.

We currently employ nearly 400 employees worldwide (as of Q1 2015).

The EK Design Group has currently 6 subsidiary companys and 15 locations: Dachau, Munich, Ingolstadt , Landshut, Wolfsburg, Renningen (near Stuttgart), Emmendingen (near Freiburg), Cologne, Vienna (A), Steyr (A), Birmingham (GB), Taicang (CN), Anting (CN), Hong Kong (CN) and Recife (BR).

Our annual turnover for the calendar year 2014 amounted to ca. 25 million Euros (2013: 20 Mio.).

Quality at its best - quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001 from Dekra.

Process management at its best – Process-oriented approach in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 from Dekra.

Member of the Association of Automotive industry (VDA)  and the Association of German Engineers (VDI).

    Head of Electrical and Electronics

EK Design GmbH Austria

The EK Design Austria GmbH is an important partner for the automotive, commercial vehicle, special vehicle and mechanical engineering industry in Austria.

Like the EK Design GmbH, we are a system development service, placing both engineers “in house” at our customer’s locations, as well as in our own project offices in Vienna and Steyr.

Our core competencies being in engineering development and specializing in vehicle engineering, interior trim, exterior, powertrain , electrics & electronics.

Initially, we established ourselves in April 2011 at our location in Vienna. From the first minute on EK design was a success story in Austria. Now, after about 5 years, we have about 75 innovative, highly motivated competent employees ,who have earned the full satisfaction of our  renowned Austria customers .

For detailed information about EK Design Austria GmbH and our competence center light & sight (head office in Vienna) see and

  • Robert Peischl
    Robert Peischl
    Management, CEO
  • Martin Gerger
    Martin Gerger
    Management, CTO

EK Design Stuttgart AG

EK Design Stuttgart AG is part of the EK Design  2013 as a result of EK Design GmbH acquiring a majority holding of Goetz Engineering GmbH.

The EK Design Stuttgart AG develops and designs exterior and interior components as well as system components for the automotive industry.

Over the years of close cooperation with automotive manufacturers and their suppliers, our employees have gained an extensive knowledge regarding the design and development of complex plastic components.

In addition, we support our customers in project management, project engineering, tolerance calculation and FMEA.

  • Christoph Götz
    Christoph Götz
  • Karina Götz
    Karina Götz

EK Design Köln GmbH

EK Design Cologne GmbH was founded in 2013 and since then been supporting its customers from the automotive and mechanical engineering industries from the initial concept to series production in the electrical / electronics ,as well as in mechanical design and development engineering  as project at our premises  or alternatively “in House” at our customer location .

In addition to the classical development competence, we are a reliable partner in the areas of project management and quality management.

  • Stephan Vogt
    Stephan Vogt

Buscotec GmbH

BusCoTeC GmbH is a independent development and consulting company for customers from the Bus & Coach manufacturing as well as for the tram and railway industry.

We are supporting those divisions with system development services and system integrations with the key competences in conception and project management for the total vehicle including design (3D/2D), development of virtual prototypes and consulting during the product launch process.
BusCoTeC GmbH was founded in October 2014 as a member of EK Design GmbH.

For more information about Buscotec, see


  • Ernö Bartha
    Ernö Bartha
  • Christian Dittert
    Christian Dittert
    Head of Product Development
  • Christian Vana
    Christian Vana
    Project Manager


Our customers include well-known companies.  We offer our customers a reliable partner for the successful implementation of ideas and projects.




Airbus Helicopters, Audi, Belassi, Bentley, BMW, BMW M, BMW Motorrad, Bulmor, CNH, EADS, Ford, GM, Göppel, Jaguar Land Rover, MAN Truck & Bus, Maurer Söhne, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi Motors, MTU Aero Engines, Neoplan, Nordex, Opel, Piaggio, Porsche, Renault, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles, Rolls-Royce, Rosenbauer, Scania, Skoda, Volkswagen, Wacker Neuson, Yutong




Akatech, ALPS, Aspöck, Aurora, Autokabel, AVL, BOS, Clusterland Österreich, Continental, Delphi, Dr. Schneider, Dräxlmaier, Gebauer & Griller, Grammer, Hanon Systems, HELLA, Intercable, Jabil, Kieback, Knorr Bremse, Kostal, Kromberg & Schubert, Lear, Leoni, Magna, Nexans Autoelectric, Parat Austria, PKC Group, Preh, Prettl Group, Ressenig Fahrzeugbau, Röchling, Rohr Nutzfahrzeuge, Roth-Technik Austria, Schieffer, SMP, Steyr Motors, Stoneridge, Sumitomo, TELE Haase, Webasto, Würth Elektronik, Yazaki, ZIM Flugsitz, Zizala Lichtsysteme



    Starting with Renderings and Designsketches our Designprocess guides you through to production feasible surfaces. Additionally we support your Color & Trim Department with your Material Requirements. Our team, consisting of creative Concept Engineers together with young experienced international Designers, works closely together from initial design requirements to preproduction prototypes.


    EK Design supports projects along the Product Development Process. Our Engineers develop solutions for your tasks in basic design as well as in running production. A broad Know How in the complete development process secures future oriented solutions in the areas of Body in White-, Interieur, Exterieur, Chassis, Engine, Electric and Electronicdevelopment. Timemanagement  and Budgetcontrolls garantees your projects to Success.


    With our experienced Project Engineers we accompany your Project from initial idea to production Launch in Engineering and Production. Our Product Service supports you in complete Project- and Qualitymanagement. Our Engineers support you with Product Definition, Definition of Quality Parameters, Monitoring of costs and Product Launch in time.


Design: Alias Surface, Maya, ICEMsurf, Adobe-2D-Programme
Catia V5, ProE, Siemens NX, Autodesk, Ansys, Fluent, OpenFOAM, Ruplan-KABI, EB Cable, LDorado



Programming languages


C/C++, Matlab, .NET, Boost, FPGA, JAVA, LabVIEW, QT, Python, UML


Together with our customers from the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, we assit in designing the vehicles of the future. From design to a production-ready implementation, we support the product development process with our employees and the latest technologies. Particularly in the expanding field of electrics and electronics integration for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, we are currently looking for:


Our current vacancies can be found here.


  • Germany
  • Austria

EK Design GmbH
Frankfurter Ring 129
D-80807 München
Tel: +49(0)89-5529963-500
Fax: +49(0)89-5529963-840

EK Design Österreich GmbH – Steyr
Im Stadtgut A1
A-4407 Steyr-Gleink
Tel: +43(0)1235-9045-10
Mobil: +43(0)664-2260068



Social responsibility is an important part of our corporate culture. We promote various social projects and sports clubs with donations and sponsorships. Social organizations are not able to keep pace with the economics of industry. Therefore EK Design GmbH intervenes and donates annually 3% of their income to charities and social institutions. Par excellence in fair competition make athletes into role models. We support people and ideas in order to promote the identification in the economy together with the community.