The leading company for classic Mercedes restorations.
Since it was founded in 1997, Mechatronik GmbH has established itself as one of the internationally most recognised specialists for classic Mercedes-Benz cars. The company has achieved solid growth, while continuously maintaining high quality standards. Mechatronik GmbH grew from a three-man workshop in Großbottwar, Swabia, to a globally operating company based in Pleidelsheim, north of Stuttgart. And still, during all the changes they have always stayed true to their philosophy and high quality standards, always aiming for the best possible result.
The team is made by more than 40 employees and is a healthy mix of experienced specialists and highly qualified young talents. In order to ensure that they are continuing to keep this expertise in the company and pass it on to the next generation, Mechatronik has its own trainee programme.
The founder and shareholder of Mechatronik, Dipl.-Ing. Frank Rickert, dismantles almost all mechanical and electrical equipment since he was 4 years old. After his apprenticeship with AMG and the acquired diploma Frank Rickert studied at the FHTE Esslingen vehicle technology. He founded in 1996 Mechatronik GbR and now Mechatronik is one of the world market leader for restoration and sales of Mercedes-Benz Classics.
Mechatronik GmbH is a company located in the heart of the German automotive industry, near Stuttgart, at home in the world of the star-adorned classic cars and deeply rooted in its Swabian business culture which is traditionally reflected in craftsmanship staff. The Mechatronik staff’s palpable passion and attention to detail remains visible in the cars they have worked on for decades to come. It is this passion that ultimately makes the difference and contributes greatly to the long life of classic cars. Always with an eye on the DNA’s car, style and history looking always to the future.