The Joachim Loh Group (jlu GROUP) serves a large number of industries and distributes a wide range of products and services throughout the world.

It has its roots in the town of Haiger in the German state of Hessen and employs more than 1,200 staff, its worldwide operations include six companies and 18 subsidiaries.

The red dot is
our trademark

It stands for quality products that make life and housework better, but also for technical solutions required for fitted kitchen design, professional ladder systems and commercial waste systems. With the expertise it has accumulated over many years of expertise and its ongoing attention to the needs of its customers, Hailo has become a brand you can trust - when doing jobs at home or as a professional investment.

We are constantly driven to develop innovative and beneficial product solutions.

Headquarters:Haiger, Germany
Offices:Jiĉín, Czech Republic
La Chapelle Viviers, France
Swansea, UK
Covington (GA), USA
Employees worldwide:430

Our business units

High level access solutions

As the inventor of the aluminium ladder in Europe almost 60 years ago, it was Hailo that introduced ladder systems to wind turbines. Today, Hailo Wind Systems is the only supplier of quality tower equipment of its class that installs all over the world providing premium support for its customers.

Providing excellent ladder solutions, service lifts, climb assists and fall arrest systems, Hailo Wind Systems is always a reliable partner for professional access technology in wind turbines. Thanks to own production facilities, service centers and excellent trained staff, our subsidiaries on four continents can provide a versatile range of after-sales services such as planning, engineering, installation and on-site assistance with government inspections.

With a fully equipped training tower, modern video tutorials and e-learning, our GWO certified Safety And Rescue Academy creates optimal conditions for safety training courses and exercises related to the wind sector - and beyond!

Headquarters:Haiger, Germany
Offices:Elberton, USA
Ningbo, China
Campinas, Brazil
Employees worldwide:150

Our business units

META for your warehouse -
Adding system to professional storage

META-Regalbau develops, produces and markets stationary and dynamic rack systems. Thanks to the way the company has developed successfully in over 120 years, META is now one of the leading manufacturers of professional warehouse technology in Germany and Europe. The product range includes shelving, long span racking systems, pallet racking systems, cantilever racks and mobile racks. Numerous modules can be combined to form customized system solutions. From the initial idea and determination of the customer's requirements, through to design, support and commissioning, META always offers its customers sophisticated and complete solutions. Rack inspections and maintenance agreements round off our range of services.

Headquarters:Arnsberg, Germany
Offices:META Storage Solutions Inc., USA
META Lagertechnik GmbH, Austria
META Storage Systems UK Ltd, UK
META Nordic ApS, Denmark
META skladovaci technika s.r.o., Czech Republic and Slovenia
META Systemy Magazynowania Sp. Z o.o., Poland
META Sisteme de Rafturi S.R.L., Romania
META Magazijnsystemen Benelux B.V., Netherlands
Employees worldwide:336

Our business units

So who says there´s
no easy solution to
moving everything?

EXPRESSO is one of the premier manufacturers of manual and powered lifting, handling and transport systems, loading technology and safety equipment as well as baggage trolley systems. The company's customers are to be found all over the world in manufacturing industry and the logistics and retailing sectors. All EXPRESSO products and solutions deliver outstanding functionality, versatility, safety and ergonomic benefits.

Headquarters:Kassel, Germany
Offices:Vienna, Austria
Wasselonne, France
Singapore, Singapore
Employees worldwide:160

Our business units

Quality through precision

Companies who are market leaders in the automotive and electrical industries as well as manufacturers of fittings for the door, window and hausehold sectors trust in our high-precision products. Together with our subsidiary company, MoTool (quality through innovation), we develop and manufacture entire production lines and one-off machine designs configured specifically to your needs. The team at LOTEC provides you with a service that goes beyond the production of machines, tools and moulds: we'll always be there to support you with consultancy services right through to keeping your series production processes on track. LOTEC uses the latest technologies to get you where you want to be faster and provides a comprehensive range of services to support you after commissioning.

Headquarters:Arnsberg, Germany
Employees worldwide:52

Our business units

Support and service provision for the jlu GROUP

Specialized in central services, LOTUS provides the complete support of Finance, Controlling, Human Resources, Training & Development an IT-Services to all national and international companies of the jlu GROUP. In the initiative TOP JOB, LOTUS was selected as one of the 100 best employers in the medium-sized business sector.

LOTUS invests in company-based training and offers a dual curriculum program. Interested applicants will find a long-term perspective and challenging tasks through the close cooperation with our national and international customers of the jlu GROUP.

LOTUS supports an open company culture, individual responsibility and constructive cooperation. We create a comfortable and excellent workplace atmosphere, in which our employees can self-actualize and be a part of it.

Headquarters:Haiger, Germany
Offices:Kassel , Germany
Arnsberg, Germany
Employees worldwide:67

Our business units

Contact & Imprint

Responsible for the content:

Daimlerstr. 8
D-35708 Haiger

Phone: +49 (0) 2773 82-100
Fax: +49 (0) 2773 82-210

Managing directors:
Alexander Veidt
Rainer Haupt
Sebastian Loh

Turnover ID number
under § 27 a Turnover Tax Law: DE 009 342 60272

Commercial Register: Wetzlar HRA 6644
Personally liable partner:
LOTUS Verwaltungs GmbH, D-35708 Haiger, HRB 3485

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