Higher, faster, further: our sporting commitment

EHF EURO 2022 this January 13-30, 2022

Successful kick-off for our DHB team

We’re looking forward to the European Handball Championship (EM) following the strong dress rehearsal performance by our newly-formed and very young DHB (German Handball Federation) national squad (2 wins in the matches against Switzerland and France)! It also goes without saying that we’ll be there again with the HARTING logo on the players’ shirts.
Broadcasters ARD and ZDF will broadcast the German games live at the EM. Things will be tough right out of the blocks: the DHB national squad initially squares off in Bratislava against Belarus (January 14), then faces Austria (January 16) and Poland (January 18). The first two teams in each group qualify for the main round, which also takes place in Bratislava.

Final Score
Friday, January 14, 2022, 6:00 p.m. (ARD)
Germany - Belarus
33 : 29
Sunday, January 16, 2022, 6:00 p.m. (ARD)
Germany - Austria
34 : 29
Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 6:00 p.m. (ZDF)
Poland - Germany


Needless to say, we’re happy and are keeping our fingers crossed that our newbies have a successful tournament!
Cheer along with us and keep your fingers crossed!


The HARTING Technology Group has had a close relationship to sports for decades; our various commitments range from youth development to top-class sport.

As one of the leading employers in Minden-Lübbecke, we are actively involved in sports – both within and outside of our region. These commitments along with our broad dedication to cultural affairs are important to us. We encourage sporting activities – from small sports club to German Bundesliga handball teams – because they promote team spirit and a healthy lifestyle.

Handball enthusiasts at HARTING

For many years, we have been the sponsor of the Bundesliga handball team GWD Minden and their youth activities. We have also recently started sponsoring the German Handball Federation (DHB)

GWD Minden

At our location in Minden, we are the sponsor of the Bundesliga team GWD Minden: this includes the main club TSV GWD Minden with its youth teams as well as the GWD Minden Handball Bundesliga GmbH & Co. KG.

As Philip Harting stated, "Our commitment, as shareholder and long-term sponsor, is a clear sign of our dedication to this club and to the region."

photo Angela Metge (GWD)

German Handball Federation

In addition to sponsoring GWD Minden, the HARTING Technology Group is also a premium partner with the German Handball Federation (DHB). Our logo was placed on the players' pants during the 2018 European Championship in Croatia, which was a real eye-catcher! The World Cup in 2019 and 2021 and the European Cup in 2020 were also special events for HARTING. We want to continue along our shared path with the German Handball Federation, accompany the men's national team on their way to the European Handball Championship in 2024 in Germany, and provide sustained support for the DHB's young talent.

"50 Years and 50 Projects Supporting Sports"

Our CEO Philip Harting and his father Dietmar are sponsors and active supporters of the campaign "50 Years and 50 Projects Supporting Sports", which was launched on the 50th anniversary of the Deutsche Sporthilfe Foundation with a reception at the Federal Chancellery. This initiative implements projects outside the regular funding budget. 

The Deutsche Sporthilfe Foundation presents the sponsors of the campaign "50 Years / 50 Projects" – among them Philip Harting (centre of 2nd row).