- Injection moulding
- Hybrid components
The OKE Group produces sophisticated technical parts and components mainly for the automotive, electronics and furniture industries.
The Group of Companies includes a total of 16 individual companies located in logistical proximity to customers worldwide. With 1,850 employees, we cover the entire process chain from the idea to the finished component.
Our core competencies are wide-ranging: extrusion, injection moulding, pultrusion, CNC machining, punching and forming technology, special machinery and toolmaking are all under one roof at our company. Depending on market access and customer structure, we combine these manufacturing methods to deliver a holistic solution.
million euros sales
Injection moulding machines
Awards for a modern working environment
A company with a history and a future! OKE is a forward-looking company. Especially in the last few years, a lot has changed in our company. We have grown steadily, integrated new technologies and gained many new employees. But we also have a tradition. Because we have been around since 1961!
Under the name OKE, Osnabrücker Kunststoff-Erzeugnisse, Rainer von der Heyde founds a company that sells plastic products for the furniture industry and later manufactures them himself.
Year of entry of Thomas Tillner.
With the patent application of the OKE retractable rod, OKE becomes a supplier to the automotive industry.
In addition to extrusion for the manufacture of plastic profiles, injection moulding technology is making its way into production.
Foundation of OKE Kunststofftechnik in Lichtenfels. One year later move to Ummerstadt.
The OKE South Africa production site is opened in Cape Town. Due to our irrigation system, production facilities become more and more limited in the following years, so that we are now housed in a large area in our new building in Paarl.
The OKE Tillner Perfis Portugal production site is opened in Abrantes.
Relocation of the headquarters from Lotte (near Osnabrück) to Hörstel in Westphalia.
OKE launches OKE Kinderhilfe (Children’s Aid). Projects in Sri Lanka, India and South Africa are supported.
The OKE Plastic China production site is opened in Zhangjiagang. We now work there in a completely newly renovated building. The Asian region is also now consulted and supplied via service points and logistics locations in Korea.
The production site OKE Plastic SK, s.r.o. is opened in Trebatice.
The OKE do Brasil production site is opened in Curitiba.
The company KKF Fels from Goslar is integrated into the OKE Group. At the beginning of 2013, KKF moves into another building in Goslar, which offers more space for the entire injection moulding area after extensive renovation.
The OKE Group celebrates its 50th anniversary!
Through the acquisition of Döring Werkzeugbau, we have greatly expanded and consolidated our capabilities in the development and design of injection moulds.
The company Alhorn in Lübbecke is taken over by the OKE Group. With an additional new building in Lübbecke and a further plant in Hörstel, Alhorn expands faster than any other company within the OKE Group.
At our second site in Goslar, completely refurbished and converted for pultrusion, we now produce fibre-reinforced profiles using our own patented manufacturing process.
At the beginning of 2017, the OKE Group takes over the company Trimatec from Nordwalde.
At the end of 2017, the OKE Group took over the second company within a year. Schultz Schlafkultur from Osnabrück is now part of the group.
Wilhelm Schröder GmbH is acquired by the OKE Group. We are thus expanding our strengths in hybrid technology even further.
New construction of the technical centre at our main site in Hörstel.
Quick to respond to help: OKE has also been producing mouth-nose masks since the COVID-19 crisis.
In Vietnam, we are opening another Asian production site.