About enterprise Walser Automotive Textiles, Company
From family business to global player
"Follow your passion" is the motto of the company Walser and strikes at the core. In 1977 Hans Karl Walser was lead by his passion and build up his own business. A faible for leather and furs, a huge portion of curiosity and the desire to make a difference.
It sounds like the American dream. The company’s history and the ongoing story of success for more than 30 years.
Starting as a one-man operation meanwhile the Walser GmbH has established itself as an international thriving company with offices around the world. Today, Walser is one of the leaders in the area of car accessories, safety and comfort, sport and leisure.
Foundation of Walser GmbH
The first seat cover was made with a sheepskin of the tannery from the father of Hans-Karl Walser. This successful launch leaded into a chain of actions.
Further products based on synthetic fur and textiles were offered, the sales area was increased from Austria to the boarding Suisse and Germany. Foresighted a research and development department was established.
In the nineties Walser started to focus on security and offered new product lines. Seat covers with a patented tear seam to open up automatically in case of an accident have been the first results from the long-term research and development. This was followed by the extension of product lines such as bicycle and ski helmets, children seats and patented ergonomic back supports. Of course - always conform with the corporate philosophy.
Today the numbers indicate the success of WALSER. With 4 million seat covers per year WALSER is one of the defining market leaders of automotive accessories. Additionally a few hundred thousands of security products sold per year identifies Walser to be one of the most important producers in this business field.
Walser - the specialist for "people in motion.