Bertrandt AG engages in the provision of development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries. It operates through three segments: Digital Engineering, Physical Engineering and Electrical Systems/Electronics. The Digital Engineering segment comprises the design of vehicle components such as power trains, chassis, body shells as well as the complete development of entire vehicles including technical calculations using the usual design methods such as CAD. The Physical Engineering segment engages in the activities related to model construction, trials, vehicle bodies, rapid prototyping and rapid tooling as well as the construction of steel-plate prototypes and plastics engineering. The Electrical Systems/Electronics segment entails conventional automotive electrical systems together with modern automotive electronics, including the development of electronic modules such as onboard networks, software and simulated deployment. The company was founded by Harry Bertrandt in 1974 and is headquartered in Ehningen, Germany.