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NEW: Wheel bearing kits flyer


Our wheel bearing kits impress with their quality. Receive our products including all necessary components and with 100 % accuracy on fitting. Benefit from a wide market coverage, very high availability and short delivery times. Of course you can also find all references on TecDoc.

NEW in OPTIMAL's product range: Remanufactured brake calipers


The cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solution compared to a new product! Of course, you can trust the highest quality standards from OPTIMAL. We use exclusively proofed calipers, exchange wear-relevant parts and undergo every product diverse stress and proof tests. Finally, the resistance test is carried out according to the original equipment manufacturer’s specifications.

NEW: Flyer about steering and suspension parts


NEW: Flyer about our No.1 product steering and suspension parts! Make a visit our flyers and get informed.

NEW in OPTIMAL's product range: Flexible couplings


NEW in our OPTIMAL product range are flexible couplings with a patented mesh structure for a longer service life. You can find more information in our Flexible couplings flyer.

NEW in OPTIMAL's product range: Steering knuckles


OPTIMAL has once again extended its range of wear parts in its steering and suspension parts product group. This marks another important expansion to the ambitious and high-quality range of products sold by the company based in Langenbach, Germany. The new steering knuckles are already available in a large number of commonly required steel and aluminium models.

Brake program OPTIMAL


Even in times of the Corona crisis, we are constantly expanding and updating our product range. This also applies to our brake program.

OPTIMAL will be closed on Whit Monday


Whit Monday (public holiday), 01/06/2020, OPTIMAL remains closed. From Tuesday, 02/06/2020, our sales team will be back for you from 8 a.m.

OPTIMAL will be closed on the day of work


OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG will be closed on the first day of May. From Monday, 04/05/2020, the OPTIMAL sales team will be there for you again.

New submenu item: Brake drums


The newly designed navigation point brake systems on OPTIMAL homepage has now been expanded to include the menu item brake drums.

Addendum to the canceled STAHLGRUBER Exhibition Chemnitz 2020


As part of the corona pandemic, STAHLGRUBER GmbH also canceled the second 2020 Exhibition in Chemnitz, which was planned for April 4 and 5, 2020.

STAHLGRUBER Exhibition Munich canceled


"We take no risks, protecting our customers, suppliers and employees is a top priority." STAHLGRUBER GmbH takes this clear stance in view of the current spread of corona virus, which has developed its own momentum that can hardly be calculated worldwide. Therefore cancelled the company the STAHLGRUBER Exhibition Munich from 21-22/03/2020 today.

Product flyer in multiple languages


OPTIMAL now offers flyers not only in the usual bilingual version German and English, but also in French, Italian, Czech, Romanian or Ukrainian.

Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020 - Opening Times OPTIMAL


In this year we will have our annual work holidays from 21/12/2019 until 06/01/2020. On Tuesday, 07/01/2020, we will be back for you during normal business hours.

Wide assortment of wearing parts - NEW for electric and hybrid cars


OPTIMAL offers a wide range of wearing parts for electric and hybrid vehicles. Read the new flyer on our media page on this topic.

OPTIMAL on Equip Auto 2019 with French product flyer


At the Equip Auto 2019 OPTIMAL will now presenting its new product range also with a flyer in French and English.

New: Product flyer now also in Romanian


The flyers of OPTIMAL are usually produced bilingually in German and English. The product flyer is now available in Romanian and English (Product range, EN and RO, Parts No.: WBM-417_RO).

Employee summer party at OPTIMAL


Please note that today from 2.00 pm sales and reception are no longer occupied. After 2:00 pm our summer party will start - with all employees and their families.

The expansion of the buffer warehouse in Langenbach continues apace


New buffer high bay warehouse in Langenbach: The excavation work for the water storage tank of the new, second sprinkler system has begun.

Pentecost 2019


OPTIMAL wishes all customers, partners and employees a nice Pentecost. You can reach our sales department before Whitsun during normal office hours from Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 6 pm and on Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. From Tuesday, 11/06/19, we will be back for you.

Relaunch: Quality brake discs and pads from OPTIMAL


Modern motor vehicles are subject to ever greater diversification in terms of their engines and chassis. This also has an impact on parts such as brake discs and brake pads, which are of particular relevance to a vehicle’s safety. The high demands in terms of material quality, handling and safety must meet the different requirements of not only the buyers but also the vehicles. With this in mind, we have now completely revised and respecified our range of brake products. In future, you will be able to choose between coated brake discs, high-carbon brake discs and compound brake discs. The new brake pads from OPTIMAL now also feature an even more perfectly adapted friction lining compound for each class of vehicle.

Easter 2019 - opening times OPTIMAL


In a few days we celebrate Easter 2019. We wish all our customers, business partners and employees happy Easter holidays! Please note that OPTIMAL is closed from 19/04/2019 - 22/04/2019 (Easter Monday). Until Maundy Thursday and from the next Tuesday, 23/04/2019, our sales team will be back for you during normal business hours.

Shock absorber accessories are an important contribution to driving safety


Our range of shock absorber accessories includes strut mountings with and without roller bearings, bump stops and dust covers, both individually and in service-friendly repair kits and complete kits.



OPTIMAL wishes a good start to the New Year 2019.

Christmas holidays 2018


OPTIMAL wishes all customers, partners and employees a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Please take note that OPTIMAL is closed from 22.12.2018 until 01.01.2019. First UPS shipments in 2019 will begin on 02.01.2019. First pallets shipments will be shipped out from 07.01.2019 onwards.

New warehouse lane in Langenbach


OPTIMAL built a new warehouse lane for container boxes this year, quickly and right on schedule. The new lane 7 will offer space for over 10,000 small and large container boxes from the second week of November. The fifth expansion stage of the fully automated warehouse in Langenbach has thus been implemented on schedule.

Pre-assembled Brake shoe kits: New product photos


Our product photography team has just created over 200 new photos of brake shoe kits. The photos are currently being maintained in our web shop as well as in TecDoc.

New corporate video


OPTIMAL showed its new image film at Automechanika 2018 for the first time. Take a look at the two-minute video and learn more about our core features, our products and our international presence.

Premiere at Automechanika 2018: Wheel drive components


For the first time, OPTIMAL presents the new product group of wheel drive components (drive shafts, joint and bellows sets) at this year’s Automechanika. The wheel drive components can be purchased individually or as a complete, ready to install kit.

Automechanika 2018: New catalogue for electric and hybrid vehicles


This year, car parts for electric and hybrid vehicles play a central role for OPTIMAL at Automechanika Frankfurt. This is also reflected in the catalogue for electric and hybrid vehicles, which has been significantly expanded since 2016. The further developed range of wearing parts for electric vehicles thus comprehensively covers the extremely high demands of a new generation of vehicles for high-quality spare parts.

Attention! Counterfeit OPTIMAL products in the market


In some regions of North Africa fake OPTIMAL products have appeared in the market. Be warned, if you will see the pictured fake packaging with wrong OPTIMAL Logo and wrong label. These items are fakes of minor quality, and do NOT match OPTIMAL’s OE matching quality! Please inform your sales representative at OPTIMAL immediately if you become aware of these fake products.

World Cup Planner and Conditions of Participation in Facebook World Cup 2018 Competition by OPTIMAL


Right at the start of the Football World Cup 2018 will start the Facebook World Cup 2018 competition (sweepstake) by OPTIMAL. You want to play? Here are the conditions of participation. Download here also a free WM planner.

New: Flyer and technical tip about Crankshaft and camshaft sensors


In our media center, we have published a new flyer about our crankshaft and camshaft sensors. The flyer will be followed by a technical tip that shows what to look for when testing active and passive engine sensors in the next few days (also in our Mediacenter).

Happy Easter holidays


OPTIMAL wishes all customers, business partners and employees happy Easter holidays! Please regard that OPTIMAL will be closed over Easter holidays from Friday until Monday (30/03/18 – 02/04/18). Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, 03/04/18.

OPTIMAL is "crowd puller" on Career Day


OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG presented itself as a strong and responsible employer on the Careers Day in Moosburg, Bavaria, last Friday, 23/02/2018. In total, almost 30 companies came to Moosburg this year and used the opportunity to introduce themselves locally to professionals and young trainees in the region.

Career Day in Moosburg


On the Career Day in Moosburg, our trainers and trainees will be present new jobs, career opportunities and apprenticeships at OPTIMAL GERMANY on Friday. We are looking forward to your visit at our booth F03. The job fair will be opened from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. o‘clock.

2,000 follower on Facebook


Many thanks to our now 2,000 followers on Facebook! Stay tuned, write us and recommend us! On Facebook, you will continue to learn everything about our work and our products.

NEW: Wheel drive components from OPTIMAL


At the beginning of the year, OPTIMAL is adding drive shafts, CV joints and bellow sets to its product range. The wheel drive components can be purchased individually or as a complete, ready to install kit. The high flexibility of the new product group is additionally emphasised by the use of different types of bellows. Depending on requirements, there can be chosen between rubber or plastic bellows made from TPE.

New Flyer: Single Deflection/Guide pulleys as Product variant “S”


Deflection/Guide pulleys from OPTIMAL are available with Tensioner levers as ready-to-mount units, but also separately as single Deflection/Guide pulleys (Product number with suffix “S”). OPTIMAL has a wide range of more than 500 single Deflection/Guide pulleys.

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year


We wish you a Merry Christmas holiday and a healthy and successful New Year. Please note that OPTIMAL Germany is closed between Christmas and New Year from 23/12/17 until 01/01/2018.

Advent season and Christmas time


We wish you a peaceful and contemplative advent season. Please note at this point that OPTIMAL Germany is closed between Christmas and New Year from 23/12/17 until 01/01/2018.

Fair construction: OPTIMAL at Automechanika Shanghai 2017


The fair construction for the Automechanika Shanghai is in full swing. OPTIMAL is on site with a large sales and product management team and is looking forward to many interesting discussions at the booth 2M75 in the German Pavilion, Hall 2. The fair will have opened its doors from 29/11/2017 until 02/12/2017.

OPTIMAL at apprenticeship information day in Moosburg


OPTIMAL showed itself with great success at the apprenticeship information day in Moosburg on 21st November 2017. Many students visited our booth and learned a lot about our apprenticeships - in nice conversations, with delicious popcorn and an aromatic peach drink.

Press release "Improved driving comfort and very quiet running"


Vibration-free driving has become a matter of course. The failure of flexible couplings due to wear and tear has a serious impact on comfort. For precisely this situation, OPTIMAL now offers new flexible couplings – “Made in Germany” from a wide range of rubber-metal parts. In turn, the innovative combination of cord packs, rubber and steel sleeves ensures unadulterated driving fun.

Opening times over the holidays


Please note, that OPTIMAL will be closed from 31/10/2017 (Reformation Day) until 01/11/2017 (All Saints' Day). On 30/10/2017 and from 02/11/2017 on you can reach us at our normal business hours.

OPTIMAL certified in accordance with the new ISO 9001:2015 by TÜV SÜD


The quality management system of OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG has been successfully certified to ISO 9001:2015 by TÜV SÜD.

NEW in OPTIMAL's product range: Flexible couplings "Made in Germany"


OPTIMAL has included flexible couplings "Made in Germany" into his product range now. The couplings are suitable for use in current BMW and Mercedes vehicles.

Start of training at OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG in Langenbach


Today, our new colleagues Julia Füßl and Jonas Wörner began their training as merchants for wholesale and foreign trade. Our instructor Sarah de Witt (in the center of the picture) has already showed both of them important steps for their start into professional life.

Invitation to the Open House in Tabalugahouse "Gut Dietlhofen"


In this year Peter Maffay Foundation invites you to the open day at Gut Dietlhofen. Everyone who wants to get a picture of the Peter Maffay Foundation is cordially invited to Oberbayern on September, 2nd 2017. Between 1 pm and 7 pm, fun and entertainment will be provided for young and old alike.

OPTIMAL at MIMS Automechanika 2017 in Moscow


The MIMS Automechanika Moscow is the largest trade fair for car spare parts and maintenance equipment in Russia and for the neighboring countries. The OPTIMAL MIMS team is ready and looking forward to many interesting conversations and new contacts.

New flyer about pneumatically controlled water pumps from OPTIMAL


Pneumatically controlled water pumps from OPTIMAL meet the latest technical standards, regulated thermal efficiency and ensures lower pollutant emissions during the warm-up phase and reduced engine noise.

Assumption day - legal holiday in Bavaria


Please remember that the 15th August 2017 is a legal holiday in German states Bavaria and Saarland. OPTIMAL is closed on this day. We are back for you from Wednesday on.

New jobs at OPTIMAL


At the moment we offer new jobs at our headquarters in Germany/Langenbach.

Employee summer party at OPTIMAL / Order deadline


OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG will celebrate a summer festival with all employees and their families on Friday, July 14, 2017. Please note that orders can only be accepted until 12.00 o’clock on this day. Thank you for your understanding!

2,000 followers on Twitter!


Many thanks to our 2,000 followers on Twitter! Stay faithful to us and share us. On Twitter, we are primarily informing about our current product range, special dates and news from automotive and aftermarket trade press.

Piotr Makosch photo

OPTIMAL mourn the loss of a colleague


Our dear colleague Mr Piotr Makosch died tragically and completely unexpectedly on 12th June 2017 at the age of just 31.

Program extension belt tensioner kits


Belt tensioner kits from OPTIMAL have a lot of advantages and a huge market coverage.

STAHLGRUBER acquires majority stake in OPTIMAL


Poing/Germany, 22 March 2017 – STAHLGRUBER GmbH, one of the leading automotive spare parts distributors in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in Germany-based OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG – subject to approval by competition authorities. For more than 25 years, OPTIMAL has been successfully supplying automotive spare parts to international customers under the brands OPTIMAL and Bendix.

OPTIMAL image movie

OPTIMAL Image Video


The OPTIMAL image video will present you our company. OPTIMAL - YOUR expert in wear parts 2017.

Christmas holidays and opening hours - news

Christmas holidays and opening hours


We wish you a peaceful Christmas season as well as good fortune, well-being and success in the New Year! OPTIMAL will be closed from 24th December 2016 until 1st January 2017 and again on 6th January 2017 due to a bank holiday.

Employees celebrate 25 years OPTIMAL


After our official anniversary celebrations at Automechanika Frankfurt in September 2016, the employees celebrated ‘25 years OPTIMAL’ in Langenbach last Friday. Markus Neudek, the founder and chairman of OPTIMAL AG & Co. KG, opened the birthday party with an emotional review as well as a visionary outlook into the future.

Bavarian evening at the OPTIMAL booth at Automechanika


Yesterday evening we had a large attendance of customers, suppliers and visitors at our booth D50 in hall 6.0 at Automechanika Frankfurt. During our Bavarian evening we also...


Company’s 25th anniversary to be celebrated at Automechanika


OPTIMAL will center its presentation at Automechanika “on our celebrations of 25 years of OPTIMAL”, says Markus Neudek, founder and chairman of the board of OPTIMAL. “Today, we can safely say that we have turned our original vision into a very successful company...

Premiere at Automechanika: “All-in-one” solution for brake shoe repairs


OPTIMAL is going to present its new range of brake shoe kits with more than 400 references at Automechanika Frankfurt. The kits include brake adjusters, new mounting springs, wheel brake cylinders and brake shoes. By speeding up work processes, they provide OPTIMAL’s customers with an ideal, time-saving solution for changing brake shoes.

Be first! OPTIMAL’s new spare part program for hybrid- and e-cars.


OPTIMAL is presenting a new range of spare parts for hybrid- and e-cars at Automechanika Frankfurt. E-cars will become an important pillar in the automotive business and OPTIMAL will offer to distribution a catalog with more than 1,200 references for 128 different car models and 30 car brands.

Range Expansion of the Bendix Premium Brand


This year we are going to present the range extensions of the premium brand Bendix at Automechanika Frankfurt. Among them is the newly introduced coil spring range which comprises about 5,000 references. Moreover, the PSA rear axle repair kits by Bendix, having recently been launched, and enabling efficient and economical repair of older PSA Group models will be exhibited...

Volles Programm Automechanika

Full Programme for Automechanika/Frankfurt 2016


Our final preparations for Automechanika are running at full speed. In time for the start of the famous aftermarket trade fair in Frankurt/M. we have updated and printed the catalogues of our power brand OPTIMAL and our premium brand Bendix. Altogether these are 25 catalogues this year...

Countdown for the Automechanika 2016 is running


The Automechanika in Frankfurt/M. will open its doors in only 20 days. The official start of the famous aftermarket fair trade is September 13th 2016. We are looking forward to welcoming you! You will find us in hall 6.0 at booth no. D50...

"Success is getting what you want" - The OPTIMAL Power Month


The OPTIMAL Group achieved outstanding sales results during this year's Power Month - thanks to our unique, skilled team. Business growth and operational excellence were in our focus.

OPTIMAL Power Month 2016


Starting yesterday, OPTIMAL is running for another Power Month. This will be our third Power Month in our Group history. And a very special one. Why? Because we are also celebrating our 25th company anniversary!

Conditions of Participation in Facebook Euro 2016 Competition by OPTIMAL


Right at the start of the Euro 2016 will start the Facebook Euro 2016 competition (sweepstake) by OPTIMAL on June 10th 2016. And here are the conditions of participation.

Opening times during Christmas and New Year


OPTIMAL wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Please note that our company will be closed from December 24th 2015 until January 6th 2016. In this period we are going to work with small team in our sales & distribution department and in our storage facilities to ensure the package delivery. You can reach our sales team only from 28th until 30th December 2015 and on 4th and 5th January 2016 at the usual office hours. On Thursday, 7th January 2016 we will be back for you.

New Supervisory Board take up its work


From left: Deputy Chairman Günter Wörl, Chairman Dr. iur. Florian Herrmann, Board Member Volker Knittel. The new OPTIMAL Supervisory Board took up its work yesterday. Dr. iur. Florian Herrmann has been elected as Chairman. Deputy Chairman is Mr. Günter Wörl. Mr. Volker Knittel remains as in the past Member of the Board. The new Supervisory Board was appointed in mid-November 2015th.

OPTIMAL UK Relocation


Due to its success and growth in the demand for OPTIMAL products, OPTIMAL UK have now made the move to a new warehouse. The new address at the Hereward Rise in Halesowen, West Midlands, has a storage area of over 1,500 m² with a planned mezzanine to increase the area to almost double. Offices have also expanded to 200 m². Overall, the entire warehouse alone is almost 3,000m². Another advantage of the new...