About Novem

Setting standards

The Novem Group is based in the German town of Vorbach and is the world leader in high-quality trim elements and decorative function elements in car interiors. Our customers include eighteen renowned manufacturers in the premium segment. They appreciate the innovative technology, exclusivity and exquisite design of our products.


Innovation leader in car interiors

We process high-quality materials such as wood, aluminium, carbon and premium synthetics. We also create products using innovative materials like porcelain and glass fibre. The result: exclusivity, functionality and visual brilliance. All these come together to form a unique combination that is reflected in our high-end products (central compartments, dashboards, door compartments).

Novem employs approximately 5,700 people, serving customers at 12 sites around the world. Novem combines dedication to exclusive designs and high-quality materials with an unsurpassed commitment to quality and excellent engineering as well as product development expertise. 

In the 2020/21 financial year, Novem generated revenue of around EUR 603 million. Since 2011, the company has been under the majority ownership of the investment firm Bregal Unternehmerkapital, which is part of a family business grown over generations. The Management Board is made up of G√ľnter Brenner and Dr Johannes Burtscher. Dr Stephan Kessel is Chairman of the Supervisory Board.


Corporate video: Perfection - a film by Novem

Discover just how much attention to detail and technical expertise goes into each Novem trim element. Get to know our innovative solutions for car interiors and delight in the unique variety of our products and materials. (Video 2018)