ElringKlinger AG

ElringKlinger in Mexico

Worldwide system partner to the automotive industry.

Headquartered in Germany.

As an independent and globally positioned supplier, the ElringKlinger Group is a powerful and reliable partner to the automotive industry. Be it car or commercial vehicle, be it optimized combustion engine, hybrid technology, or electric motor – we offer innovative solutions for all types of drive system in passenger cars and commercial vehicles. In doing so, we are making a committed contribution to sustainable mobility.

Our lightweighting concepts help to reduce the overall weight of vehicles. As a result, vehicles powered by diesel or gasoline engines consume less fuel and emit less CO2 , while electric trucks and cars benefit from an extended range. Developing cutting-edge battery and fuel cell technology as well as electric drive units, we were among the frontrunners when it came to positioning ourselves as a specialist in the field of e-mobility.

At the same time, we are committed to evolving our sealing technology for a wide range of applications. Our shielding systems are designed to ensure high-end temperature and acoustics management throughout the vehicle. Dynamic precision parts developed by ElringKlinger can be used in all types of drive system.

Additionally, the Group's portfolio includes engineering services, tooling technology, and products made of high-performance plastics, which are also marketed to industries beyond the automotive sector. Battery and fuel cell systems engineered by ElringKlinger are also used in non-automotive applications. 

10,000 employees. 45 locations worldwide.

Our efforts are supported by a dedicated workforce of more than 10,000 people at 45 ElringKlinger Group locations around the globe.

This is ElringKlinger México, S.A. de C.V.

  • 1982: Start of production: Elastomer gaskets
    The company is named Juntas Klinger and is located in the city of Zinacantepec.
  • 1996: The current plant is built. 
  • 1997: The name changes to ElringKlinger S.A de C.V.
  • 1998: Start of production: Special gaskets
  • 2001: The company receives the certification ISO 14 001.
  • 2003: The company receives the certification ISO 16 949:2002.
  • 2005: Start of production: Heat shields
  • 2007: Start of production: Cam covers
  • 2016: Start of production: Lightweight plastic components
  • 2019: ElringKlinger Mexico wins the EKOS award globally.

Facts & Figures

  • Located in Toluca, State of Mexico
  • 950 employees are working with us. 55.5%  are men and 45.5% are women.

Supply chain management: general conditions of purchase



Products & Technologies

Innovative products. Emerging technologies.

Found in almost every car on the planet. 

At ElringKlinger México, S.A. de C.V. cylinder-head gaskets, speciality gaskets, shielding systems, and lightweight plastic components are manufactured.


Efficient. Reliable. Cost-effective. Custom-made.

Cylinder-head gaskets from ElringKlinger reliably prevent leakage of fuel gas, coolant and oil. Acting as a load transmission element between crankcase and cylinder head, they also have a considerable influence on the distribution of forces within the entire bracing system and the resulting elastic component deformations.

For more information concerning our sealing systems, please go to:



Extremely versatile. Extremely robust. Always a perfect fit.

Modern sealing systems have to be able to meet a number of challenges. ElringKlinger supplies highly efficient, tailor-made products designed for a wide range of sealing applications relating to engines, transmissions, exhaust systems and auxiliary aggregates. The material and design of each solution is always matched precisely to the specific tasks and requirements.

What is more, additional elements can be incorporated into ElringKlinger specialty gaskets where needed, e.g. heat shields, filters, sensors and pre-assembly components. Our pedigree of excellence is based on 136 years of hands-on knowledge in the field of gasket engineering.

For more information concerning our sealing systems, please go to: https://www.elringklinger.de/en/products-technologies/gaskets/speciality-gaskets


The areas of a vehicle that develop high temperatures call for an effective thermal shielding solution. In addition, noise protection standards are becoming more and more demanding.

In its capacity as technology leader and major supplier of shielding parts, ElringKlinger always has the right solution to meet any challenge within these areas. We develop sophisticated shielding solutions designed to help bring vehicles in line with increasingly stringent legal requirements worldwide.

For more information concerning our shielding systems, please got to https://www.elringklinger.de/en/products-technologies/shielding-systems/shielding-systems


Industry requirements regarding functionality, safety, stability, environmental compatibility, design and comfort are exacting. With its comprehensive expertise in materials, processes and fabrication, ElringKlinger is in a position to meet this challenge. Drawing on many years of experience, we offer lightweight components for drive train and car body.

For more information concerning our lightweighting components, please go to: https://www.elringklinger.de/en/products-technologies/original-equipment/lightweight-plastic-components-drive-train

For more information concerning our entire product portfolio, please go to: https://www.elringklinger.de/en/products-technologies/products-technologies

Jobs & Career

ElringKlinger has developed into a global player. Over 10,000 employees at 45 locations worldwide contribute to our success. In particular, they value ElringKlinger’s flat hierarchies, open culture of communication, and attractive prospects for career advancement as well as the opportunity to make a direct contribution to the business and to work independently within an international environment. Our joint ambition: to drive the future.

What do we offer our employees in Mexico?

You will:

  • Stay in contact with our engineers in Germany.
  • Become part of a global team! Start your career in Mexico at a German automotive supplier!
  • Participate in social responsibility activities as volunteer and many other annual events. 
  • Become part of sport teams and participate in races, tournaments and trainings.



We would like to hear from you!

ElringKlinger México, S.A. de C.V.

Alfonso Gómez de Orozco 122, Exportec II
50223 Toluca de Lerdo

+52 722 262 2800