1996: Augsburg International’s “debut” on the Romanian market. 6 employees, turnover Eur 111,000.
1997: Opening of the Bucharest-Colentina Auto Centre, first warehouse and at the same time first auto parts shop and garage specializing in tin repair, paint work and mechanics.
1999: Augsburg International aims at becoming the market leader on the OEM and aftermarket bodywork part segment.
2002: The first Smart caravans, which increased brand awareness and consolidated AI’s reputation amongst clients.
2003: The opening of the new office in Bucharest, Militari, with facilities dedicated to all departments.
2004: The implementation of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system within the company.
2006: The celebration of our 10-year anniversary. The first stocks of aftermarket bodywork parts, alongside the classical delivery system, Just in Time.
2007: Augsburg International becomes the Romanian market leader on the OEM and aftermarket bodywork part segment and opens a new 5700 m2 warehouse in Bucharest.
2008: Augsburg International initiates its expansion on the aftermarket mechanics segment.
2009: Augsburg International set up the service equipment and machinery division.
2011: Augsburg International relocates to a new central warehouse – 12,000 m2.
2012: The truck auto parts division is established.
2013: The first Autofest edition, is organized at “Casa Augsburg”, a 2-day event hosting more than 500 guests.
2014: The second Autofest edition, is organized at Stirbey Palace, a 2-day event hosting more than 1,000 guests.
2015: The central warehouse processes are optimized through the implementation of a semi-automated product collection line.
2016: We are celebrating 20 years of presence on the dedicated Romanian market. To mark the moment, we organized a special event, attended by the whole Augsburg International team.
2017: We became the official distributor of all premium brands. Augsburg International’s portfolio is completed by brands such as MANN, SCHAEHHLER, TRW, CONTITECH, NGK, alongside the already existing ones: ZF, CASTROL, BOSCH, ATE, BREMBO, TEXTAR, MAHLE, HELLA, GATES, DAYCO, BILSTEIN, KYB
2018: In order to complete our offer and respond to all our partners’ needs, we added to our portfolio Augsburg International’s own brands, addressing the budget segment. RINGER – product assortment: gears, steering and joints, suspension; KRIEGER – product assortment: breaks; STOCKER – product assortment: filters; AI Perfect – product assortment: antifreeze and service consumables
2019: Augsburg International launches its own brand K-STARK – product range: electrical systems.
2020: In the year in which it celebrates 25 years since its establishment, Augsburg International adds a new brand to its own brand portfolio, e-KRAFT – product range: cooling systems.