Concern Hymer AG is they of the largest manufacturers of motorhomes and caravans in Europe, located Bad Waldsee, Germany. The group Hymer AG includes such brands as: Burstner; Carado; Eriba; Hymer; Laika; Niesmann + Bischoff, as well as the wholesale supplier of camping equipment - Movera.
Alphonse Chimera, the father of Irwin Humer, owned a repair shop located in Bad Waldsee since 1923. In 1956, the engineer Erich Bachem made the first caravan on the client's request, and in 1957, the designer Irwin Humer created the prototype of the Eriba-Troll caravan series.
In the same year, Erich and Irwin founded the new distribution company Hymer AG. In 1958, began the serial production of the caravan "Eriba-Troll", which is still in production. The company started producing its first Caravano mobile home in 1961. Motorhomes under the Hymer brand began to be produced in 1971.
In 1980, Hymer and Eriba finally merged, before the same union of Dethleffs and TEC in a CMC.C 1990 concert, Hymer-Eriba became a public trading company. In 1995, Hymer-Eriba became the first company to receive the ISO 9001 standardization certificate.
In 1996, Hymer buys the company Niesmann + Bischoff GmbH, and in 1998 the same fate befalls Burstner. In the same year, Movera appeared - a wholesale supplier of spare parts and additional accessories for caravanning. In 2000, Hymer AG acquires Laika, an Italian manufacturer of motorhomes.
In 2004, the 100,000th mobile home left the assembly line of Hymer AG.
In 2005, Hymer AG and Dethleffs founded Copron Ltd, which is a distributor of motor homes under the Corado brand, as well as solar batteries under the Sunlight brand.
On October 29, 2011, the Irwin Himera Museum was opened in Bad Waldsee. At the creation of the museum was spent 17 million euros.
In the 2010/2011 fiscal year, Hymer Group's concert turnovers amounted to $ 792 billion, with a staff of 2,600 people. 14,243 motorhomes and 6,317 caravans were produced. Hymer Group has 3 factories in Germany and one each in France and Italy.