Welcome to MVO GmbH

MVO GmbH is a globally leading manufacturer of automotive steering-system components and possesses decades of know-how in this field. We produce high-quality system parts, including ready-to-use i-Variable and i-Constant steering racks.

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Your contacts in Sales

Pascal Arrigoni

Automotive Sales at MVO USA Inc.

David James

Vertrieb der MVO GmbH Metallverarbeitung Ostalb

Bernd Failenschmid

Managing Director of Bishop Steering Technology Pty Ltd

Thorsten Scherer

Technical Sales MVO GmbH Metallverarbeitung Ostalb

Premium quality for premium brands


MVO is one of a select range of companies who possess decades of know-how in the future-orientated automotive steering-system segment. A special strength in this sector: ready-to-install steering racks, manufactured individually with ultra-precision, with variable toothing geometry for all transmission ratios and with the most diverse range of rack cross-sections. 


We have maintained highly successful cooperation with renowned vehicle manufacturers and steering-system suppliers for many years. Working closely with our associates and experts within GMH Gruppe, we develop optimised materials solutions for short lengths and semi-finished products. We are global leaders in prototyping of steering racks for automotive steering systems. Quality is our guiding principle - in absolutely everything we do. We are certified in accordance with IATF 16949 as an automotive-industry subsupplier. 


We at MVO are also pioneers in innovation in the field of sustainability – from the efficient use of energy, up to and including the implementation of ambitious emissions-reduction projects. To assure minimum environmental impact and maximum sustainability. 


Our production facilities use technologies such as deep-hole drilling, CNC drilling and CNC turning. All-encompassing quality assurance throughout the process chain assures top results and maximum precision for our customers.

Series production

MVO mass produces short steel lengths and semi-fabricated steering racks. Our range of products for the automotive industry also includes ready-to-install steering racks, such as the Electric Power System (EPS) and the Hydraulic Power System (HPS) types. No matter whether the customer needs large or short production runs: he can rely on fulfilment of the necessary high standards, and on the grades of steel and capacities applicable to both short and large-series production - and also on precision just-in-time delivery. 
Our production technologies:

  • Sawing
  • Deep-hole drilling
  • CNC drilling and turning
  • Grinding 
  • Tooth grinding
  • Tooth milling 
  • Centerless grinding
  • CNC milling, CNC machining 
  • CNC turning
  • Polishing
  • Inductive hardening
  • Straightening
  • Crack inspection
  • Measuring and testing
  • Washing
  • Seaworthy packing 


MVO is the world's leading prototyper of steering racks for automotive-industry applications. All the equipment and facilities needed for this are in place at our Schwäbisch Gmünd location. In close cooperation with our customers, we verify and define in detail the specification requirements on the basis of drawings, in order then to produce the required steering-rack prototypes. All desired types of toothing can be produced, both constant-ratio and variable-ratio. The rack cross-section can also be executed in specified geometries (Y or D) if the customer requires. Extensive test procedures and system specifications are implemented in close coordination with our clients, in order that errors can be detected and eliminated at an early stage.

Your contacts in Management

Dr. Niels Vieweg

Geschäftsführung der MVO GmbH Metallverarbeitung Ostalb / Leiter der Business Unit Lenkungstechnik der GMH Gruppe

Thorsten Ehle

Geschäftsführung der MVO GmbH Metallverarbeitung Ostalb

Careers with GMH Gruppe

GMH Gruppe creates future perspectives in steel – not least of all for its around 7,000 employees. We are continuously searching for new talent and seasoned professionals to join our production, engineering, innovation and clerical/business administration teams.

Your contacts in Human Resources

Roswitha Minihoffer

Human Ressources of MVO GmbH Metallverarbeitung Ostalb

Directions – how to find us

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MVO GmbH Metallverarbeitung Ostalb

Nikolaus-Otto-Str. 1
72529 Schwäbisch Gmünd

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