Benteler International AG is a Management Holding Company, coordinating legally independent, internationally active business divisions Automotive, Steel Pipes and Distribution. Benteler was founded in 1876. Benteler employs 28,166 (FTE) people at 170 locations in 38 countries. Its headquarters are at Salzburg, Austria. Under the strategic management holding, Benteler International AG, the operative business is organized into the three legally independent business divisions Benteler Automotive, Benteler Steel/Tube and Benteler Distribution within Benteler Deutschland GmbH.