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Over 100 Years of Experience

Hansen International, Inc. is a high focused engineering, manufacturing, and global sourcing company of commercial and industrical vehicle hardware and trim systems. Since 1920, Hansen has provided reliable product solutions while continously improving and innovating for customers. The traditon of quality, customer service, and growth continues today.

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1879

1879

A.L. "Auggie" Hansen born in Copenhagen

1887

1887

Immigrated to the USA (Chicago, IL) with his family

1890

1890

Augie Hansen, at age 11, was awarded his first patent.

1914

1914

Auggie L. Hansen worked with Thomas Edison in Washington during WWI

1920

1920

Augie Hansen credited.

1932

1932

Chicago Tribune heralds Auggie as one of the business leaders defeating the Great Depression by "inventing new business"

The original Ravenswood Ave. plant still stands today as condominiums

1933

1933

Hansen Automotive One Hand Tacker and Stapler on display at the Made-in-Chicago Museum

1993

1993

Hansen International acquired Salem Visor and established South Carolina Headquarters.

2003

2003

All manufacturing facilities consolidated into one location in Lexington SC

2013

2013

Salem Vent acquired

2017

2017

Lisa Beebe, 4th generation, named President

2020

2020

Celebrating 100 years in business

The Evolution of Hansen International