The company Multiplex Modellsport GmbH & Co KG has its headquarters in Bretten, in the south-west of Germany and currently employs around 40 people. In May 1958 Siegfried Kussmaul founded the company S. Kussmaul ing. Small equipment construction, which later became Multiplex. From the beginning, core business areas were remote control technology and from 1970 also model aircraft construction.
In 2002 the company became part of the Hitec Group with five other locations worldwide:
- Hitec RCD (Korea)
- Hitec Group USA (USA)
- Hitec Multiplex (Japan)
- Hitec RCD (Philippines)
- Hitec Multiplex (China)
Besides Multiplex Modellsport GmbH & Co. KG, Hitec RCD Korea Inc. and Hitec RCD Philippines Inc. are also ISO 9001:2015 certified. The production site on the Philippines also has ISO 14001:2015 certification.
In addition to a strong development department, the Bretten location also houses the warehouse, assembly, packaging, shipping and commercial departments of the company. For the Hitec products we act as a distributor with a focus on Europe.
When selecting suppliers, we focus on quality and regionality. We still have an excellent global supplier infrastructure. Electronic assemblies are preferably assembled in Germany, and mold construction and the production of plastic parts and particle foam components also take place to a large extent in Germany.