IAV and KOCH Consulting expand successful cooperation

29.06.2023  — 

Stricter emissions standards require closer cooperation in the distribution of exhaust gas purification technology: IAV expands its cooperation with KOCH Consulting + Export GmbH & Co. KG and transfers sales activities for the IAV Primero exhaust gas testing tool to the partner in Europe.

Abgastestungs-Tool IAV Primero

IAV Primero is a fault simulation tool for lambda sensors that the Berlin-based development service provider has been successfully offering to automotive manufacturers and engine developers worldwide for many years. “With IAV Primero, we offer our customers a well thought-out and constantly evolving solution for the engine sector and exhaust gas testing, and through our cooperation with KOCH, a fast and structured handling of the sales process,” says Jens John, Sales Manager Products at IAV.

The common goal of both partners is to provide their customers with competent and individual advice on the areas of application and the possibilities of IAV Primero. In addition, KOCH Consulting’s flexibility guarantees a fast and straightforward solution for procurement processes. This combined expertise of IAV and KOCH is highly appreciated by customers and is now to be extended to Europe.

Faster turnaround and response times

KOCH has been a name for sustainable support of global automotive customers since 1984. The company focuses on the supply of technical products, first-level support and advice on more efficient procurement processes. With its extensive network of logistics experts and international technical teams, KOCH offers a seamless and efficient export service.

Kevin Schössow, Sales Manager at IAV, explains, “In working with KOCH so far, we have found how much we benefit from a partner who knows the global markets well and can help us meet today’s complex export requirements.”

«KOCH's in-depth knowledge of customs and compliance regulations, as well as its sector-specific networks in various markets worldwide, makes it the ideal partner for us.»

Kevin Schössow — Sales Manager at IAV

“We are very much looking forward to continuing our business relationship!”

Nicolas Menge, Managing Director of KOCH, added: “For us, the extension and deepening of our partnership with IAV is very good news. We are looking forward to now being able to distribute IAV Primero within Europe as well. By outsourcing the administrative processes, the customer will benefit from faster turnaround and response times. We are confident that we will be able to contribute our expertise to the cooperation with IAV in a perfect way.”

Customers can find all information about IAV Primero at www.iav.com or at www.koch-conex.com.

About IAV:

As one of the automotive industry’s leading global engineering and technology partners, IAV develops the digital mobility of the future. The company has been developing innovative concepts, methods and solutions for 40 years and generated sales of 837 million euros in 2022.

With 7.600 employees, IAV brings together the best from a wide variety of worlds: Automotive and IT world, hardware and software world as well as product and service world. In addition to vehicle and powertrain development, the company focused on topics such as e-mobility and autonomous driving at an early stage and is now one of the leading technology providers in these fields.

Alongside its development centers in Berlin, Gifhorn and Chemnitz/Stollberg, IAV has further locations in Germany including Munich, Sindelfingen and Ingolstadt, as well as in Europe and Asia and in North and South America.