Profile: Horizon Global Corp (HZN.N)
22 May 2019
Horizon Global Corporation, incorporated on January 14, 2015, is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a range of custom-engineered towing, trailering, cargo management and other products serving the automotive aftermarket, retail and original equipment (OE) channels. The Company operates through three segments: Horizon Americas, Horizon Asia Pacific, and Horizon Europe Africa. Its towing product category includes devices and accessories installed on a tow-vehicle for the purpose of attaching a trailer and camper, among others, such as hitches, fifth wheels, gooseneck hitches, weight distribution systems, wiring harnesses, draw bars, ball mounts, crossbars, towbars, security and other towing accessories. Its trailering product category includes control devices and components of the trailer itself, such as brake controls, jacks, winches, couplers, interior and exterior vehicle lighting, and brake replacement parts. Its cargo management product category includes a range of products used to facilitate the transportation of various forms of cargo, to secure that cargo or to organize items. These products include bike racks, roof cross bar systems, cargo carriers, luggage boxes, car interior protective products, rope, tie-downs, tarps, tarp straps, bungee cords, loading ramps and interior travel organizers. Its other product category includes a range of items, such as tubular push bars, side steps, sports bars, skid plates, oil pans, and commercial brooms and brushes.
The Company's products are designed to support original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original equipment suppliers (OESs), aftermarket and retail customers within the agricultural, automotive, construction, horse/livestock, industrial, marine, military, recreational, trailer and utility markets. Its products are used in approximately two primary categories across the world, including commercial applications (Work) and recreational activities (Play). The markets in its Work category include agricultural, automotive, construction, fleet, industrial, marine, military, mining and municipalities. The markets in its Play category include equestrian, power sports, recreational vehicle, specialty automotive, truck accessory and other specialty towing applications. The Company distributes its products through independent retailers, warehouse distributors, dealers, OE, retail stores and online retailers. The Company's brands include Reese, Hayman-Reese, Draw-Tite, Aqua Clear, Bulldog, BTM, DHF, Engetran, Fulton, Harper, Kovil, Laitner, Parkside, Reese Secure, Reese Explorer, Reese Power Sports, Reese Towpower, ROLA, Tekonsha, Trojan, WesBarg and Witter Towbar System. The Company has over 6,700 customers across the world. The Company operates manufacturing facilities in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Romania, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.
Horizon Americas is engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of a range of custom engineered towing, trailering and cargo management products and related accessories. These products are designed to support OEMs, OESs, aftermarket and retail customers in the agricultural, automotive, construction, industrial, marine, military, recreational vehicle, trailer and utility end markets. Its Products include brake controllers, cargo management, heavy-duty towing products, jacks and couplers, protection/securing systems, trailer structural and electrical components, tow bars, vehicle roof racks, vehicle trailer hitches and additional accessories. Horizon Asia Pacific has a product offering similar to Horizon Americas. Horizon Asia Pacific focuses its sales and manufacturing efforts in the Asia Pacific region of the world. Horizon Europe Africa has a product offering similar to Horizon Americas. Horizon Europe Africa focuses its sales and manufacturing efforts in the Europe and Africa regions of the world.
The Company competes with Curt Manufacturing, B&W Trailer Hitches, The Bosal Group, Brink, Buyers Products Company, Demco Products, PullRite, Westin Automotive Products, Camco, Pacific Rim, Dutton-Lainson, Shelby, Ultra-Fab, Sea-Sense, Atwood, Thule, Yakima, Bell, Masterlock and Saris.
Horizon Global Corp
2600 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 555
TROY MI 48084-3323