H+E Group

H+E develops and manufactures high-quality plastic parts and assemblies for vehicle interiors and the household appliance industry. As a specialist in (gas-assisted) injection moulding, H+E supports its customers on the path from the product idea to series production. Its product expertise ranges from simple plastic parts to complex assemblies featuring high-quality surfaces and an appealing feel. Its core competencies also include toolmaking and process development. Thanks to decades of experience, the Group has in-depth expertise in process technology. This also allows H+E to meet customers’ high complexity and quality requirements.

Key facts

Company headquarters

Ittlingen (Baden-Württemberg)

Managing directors

Philipp Bentzinger,
Mike Liphardt

Revenue in 2022

EUR 39.9 million

Employees (31 Dec. 2022)

188 (incl. trainees)


1976 (last change of name in 2021)

Joined portfolio


Shareholding in %


Additional locations

Sinsheim (Baden-Württemberg)



Strategic projects

Blue Cap AG offers the company support with the following projects:

  • Integration of the organisation and production of the three sub-companies
  • Expansion of sales activities and tapping into new markets
  • Examination for inorganic growth
  • Standardisation and modernisation of IT systems
  • Reviewing further improvements to sustainability, e.g. energy efficiency and the use of recycled raw materials


Philipp Bentzinger, chair of the management board, has more than 18 years of experience in the automotive industry. The 50-year-old has been a managing partner at H+E Group since 2014 and has helped the company to continually develop and grow over the last few years. Mr Bentzinger is an industrial engineer and studied in Braunschweig and Munich.

Mike Liphardt has been a member of the management board of the H+E Group since 2019. Prior to that, the 53-year-old worked for various companies such as Siemens and Doducu, and has strong technical experience under his belt. Mr Liphardt studied engineering with a focus on plastics technology in Darmstadt.

“Our top goal is to fulfil our customers’ individual requirements. We see ourselves as a development partner and provider of ideas.”

Philipp Bentziger
Managing director

Blue Cap AG

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