6 September 2019
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Düsseldorf honours Hobby's founder, Harald Striewski

Harald Striewski, who founded the German caravan and motorhome manufacturer, Hobby, over 50 years ago, has been honoured by the Messe Düsseldorf during the Caravan Salon 2019.

“Messe Düsseldorf would like to honor Harald Striewski as an extraordinary entrepreneur in the caravaning industry. He has understood like no other, with passion, dedication and passion to design caravans for the needs of customers. With extraordinary ideas, great entrepreneurial spirit and unbelievable creativity, he has written a success story that is second to none, “says Werner Matthias Dornscheidt, CEO of Messe Düsseldorf.

Harald Striewski founded the hobby in 1967 and has always been the heart and soul of the company ever since.

Hobby now employs more than 1,200 employees at its Fockbek caravan factory near Rendsburg in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It uses state-of-the-art equipment at this factory, one of the largest caravan and motorhome production sites in Europe.

Last year, 12,000 caravans and 2,000 motorhomes left this factory, generating an annual turnover of 275 million euros. With a market share of 22,3% for caravans in Germany, Hobby has an excellent position in the sector.

The Hobby Group also includes:

  • Fendt-Caravan GmbH in Mertingen (Bavaria, Germany)
  • Rendsburger Feuerverzinkerei in Rendsburg, Germany
  • Formlight GmbH, Warburg (NRW, Germany)