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Hermann Peters
Type GmbH & Co. KG
Founded 1947
Headquarters Ennepetal
Key people Juergen Freitag, Proprietor Markus Seitz, Managing Director
Industry Auto parts suppliers
Products Spare parts for trucks and trailers

Hermann Peters GmbH & Co. KG was founded 1947 by Hermann Peters in Ennepetal, Germany and is globally known under the registred trademark Original PE since 1979.

The Family business is a leading spare parts and wear parts manufacturer for trucks and trailers of vehicle manufacturers such as DAF, Mercedes Benz, Iveco, MAN or BPW. The company deals also in the so called Independent After Market with a wide product range.


  • 1947: Foundation of the Hermann Peters KG
  • 1967: Management take over by Juergen Freitag (nephew of the founder) and specializing in original equipment and spare parts for trucks and trailers
  • 1976: Transfer of the ownership to the inheritor Juergen Freitag
  • 1979: World wide registration of the trademark Original PE
  • 1995: Foundation of the subsidiary company Hermann-PETERS-data GmbH
  • 1998: Foundation of a new technology centre for research and development, product management and quality management
  • 2004: Nomination of Markus Seitz as Managing Director
  • 2007: Installation of an own logistic center for brake drums and brake discs


The company is globally known for brake drums and brake disk for all current trucks and trailers. Furthermore the company supplies spare and wear parts for the following product areas:

  • Axle
  • Brake
  • engine fuel system
  • exhaust system
  • mirror heads / replacement mirrors
  • motor cooling
  • Stabilizer
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Wheel mounting

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