MOBA Mobile Automation AG has been an established name in Mobile Automation for more than 45 years. Our know-how and years of experience in automation technology, distinguish us globally as recognized by experts in the development and production of machine control systems, identification, mobile weighing technology, and flexible software solutions. But MOBA components and systems are also used in other areas where robust and reliable sensors, controllers and operating units are required.
Corresponding with our company philosophy, loyalty and commitment are top priority not only in cooperation with customers, but also with our staff members. Therefore, an important pillar of the MOBA management philosophy is to take responsibility for all employees. Promoting employees and offering them the best possible working conditions - from workplace design to reconciling work and family life - is a principle that is practiced not only in the AG but also in all subsidiaries.
After studying business administration, Volker Harms worked at the Allgemeine Kreditversicherung Coface AG (a credit insurance company) in Mainz. In 1993, he joined his father’s company becoming commercial executive at MOBA Dresden. In 1994, he took the role of CEO of MOBA Data GmbH. In 1999, Volker established MOBA Corporation in the US. In 2004, he took over the management of MOBA Mobile Automation AG from his father Paul Harms.
Holding a doctoral degree in industrial engineering, Dr. Barthel had been head of corporate logistics, production planning and control at the Fraunhofer Institute for manufacturing engineering and automation IPA, in Stuttgart. Previously, he worked at Robert Bosch GmbH. Dr. Barthel has been MOBA's vice president for production and logistics.
After studying electrical engineering, Alfons Horn first worked at Eurotherm Deutschland GmbH in Limburg. In 1983, he joined MOBA and successfully developed the development department. Currrently, his role is vice president of development. The department he manages consists of over 100 development engineers and programmers, worldwide.
David Shelstad has more than 15 years of professional experience in sales and marketing in the industry of international construction machinery. Before joining MOBA in 2007, as a construction engineer with an MBA degree, he was employed by Caterpillar Paving Products Inc., and TSD Integrated Controls (both in Minneapolis, Minnesota).
Subsidiaries world wide
Dealers world wide
Sales figure 2018
MOBA Mobile Automation AG is one of Germany's top 100 innovators. The innovative strength was awarded the Top100 Prize on 29th June by Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke and science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar and is thus one of the most innovative companies of the German middle class. In the independent selection process, MOBA was particularly convincing in the category "Outward Focus / Open Innovation".
To be always up to date, MOBA is heavily involved in research projects and regularly cooperates with established names in the construction industry. Numerous test sites are equipped with new developments and analyzed to get a direct feedback from the practice. Tests are also taking place at the main location in Limburg. "A dedicated test track is unique for a company of our size," says Markus Schmitt, Head of Marketing and Product Management, describing the new site. Thus, regular tests and inspirations from subsidiaries from all over the world are incorporated into the latest developments of the global player.
The internal processes of MOBA Mobile Automation make up a particularly large part of their innovation climate. They are designed to specifically promote innovation products that sustainably increase quality and efficiency in construction and prepare the industry for the future. These include numerous innovation projects and the innovation platform MOBA Community, which serves as an expert forum for the international exchange of trends, innovations and visions of the future - both internally and externally.
Awarded for innovative MOBA services
Overview of MOBA products and services that have received an award, such as the PAVE-TM system, which won the bauma Innovation Award 2019 and the VDBUM Innovation of the Industry Award 2018.
Our company is geared to developing and manufacturing products and services of the highest possible quality. MOBA products are characterized not only by their innovative technology and user and environmentally friendly design, but also by their robustness and reliability in harsh environments. We commit our suppliers to our quality and environmental requirements.
The protection of the environment through the use of state-of-the-art technology with regard to economic viability is a fundamental component of our actions. Every employee is personally committed to quality and environmental standards.
Quality, service, technologies, environmental protection and occupational safety are constantly improved and further developed. The goals are set ambitiously and lead to the continuous improvement of our services and to the reduction of environmental pollution. Through prevention and targeted consideration of all processes, we strive for 100 percent quality fulfillment. Errors should be avoided and not eliminated.
DIN ISO 14001:2015
MOBA Mobile Automation's environmental management system (EMS) according to DIN EN ISO 14001 makes a strong contribution to a foresighted prevention of environmental pollution and sustainable development. Since the release of the first authoritative regulation on environmental protection, a tradition of environmental awareness has been established at MOBA, and furthermore, this is a corporate principle: We help to reduce environmental impacts and save resources with our products and systems for mobile applications.
This also includes reducing all emissions and recycling materials. Whether it's waste, wastewater or carbon dioxide - we are constantly investing in modern production processes that reduce environmental impact. MOBA's integrated environmental management system standardizes all measures and strategies in the field of environmental protection. We understand effective environmental protection as a key competitive factor and as a social commitment for future generations.
Code of conduct
Fair and moral actions that protect the human rights and employment rights is important to us. For this reason, this self-imposed Code of Conduct affects our daily actions.