Hermann Peters

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Hermann Peters
GmbH & Co. KG
Industry Auto parts suppliers
Founded 1947
Headquarters Ennepetal
Key people

Juergen Freitag, Proprietor

Markus Seitz, Managing Director
Products Spare parts for trucks and trailers
Website www.original-pe.com

Hermann Peters GmbH & Co. KG was founded 1947 by Hermann Peters in Ennepetal, Germany and is globally known under the registered 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: Worldwide 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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