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Annual Press Conference 2019

Double-digit sales growth: Weidmüller increased sales in 2018 to EUR 823 million

Weidmüller and IDEC announce strategic partnership

The close cooperation between Japanese and German companies in the field of connection technology focuses on terminal blocks with PUSH IN connection technology

Handover within the Weidmüller Executive Board

Dr. Timo Berger will succeed José Carlos Álvarez Tobar as Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of Weidmüller as of September 1st, 2019. Already as of March 1st, 2019 Dr. Berger and Mr. Álvarez Tobar will enter into a close collaboration.

Weidmüller once again Top Employer 2019

For the eleventh time running, the Top Employers Institute has certified Weidmüller as a Top Employer for Engineers 2019

Weidmüller wins German Design Award 2019

The German Design Council honoured the Detmold-based electro-technology company for the outstanding product design of its terminal blocks

Weidmüller brings intelligence into production

For the first time, the electrical engineering enterprise presents a demonstrator for an intelligent plug-in connector at the Hannover Messe Preview, which enables the transmission, measurement and analysis of energy.

Weidmüller expects double digit sales growth for 2018

• Electrical engineering company expects sales of over EUR 820 million for 2018
• Expertise in automation and digitalisation further enhanced through acquisitions, cooperation and investment in research and development
• Greater focus on smart connectivity, industrial infrastructure and services
• New customer and technology centre intended to promote collaboration and development

Almost 1,200 years of firm connections

With 42 people marking anniversaries, Weidmüller is celebrating 25, 40 and, for the first time, 50 years of its employees working for the family-owned company

Combining forces for solutions for digitalisation and automation

Weidmüller and KEBA announce strengthened partnership for digitalisation and automation at SPS IPC DRIVES 2018

Weidmüller strengthens long-standing collaboration with Zuken and CADENAS

Shared interface to the two software manufacturers Zuken and CADENAS simplifies the supply of data for the engineering process

Weidmüller at SPS IPC Drives 2018

At the leading trade fair for automation, Weidmüller will be focusing on intelligent digital solutions based on IoT-capable components, software and services

Weidmüller setting up Smart Connectivity Competence Center at CIIT in Lemgo

Close cooperation with the research facilities of CENTRUM INDUSTRIAL IT (CIIT) for the development of smart plug-in connector solutions, infrastructure solutions and industrial electrical connectivity

Strengthening competencies in technology at Weidmüller

Volker Bibelhausen to become Chief Technology Officer at Weidmüller Group

Booming underground traffic in London and Weidmüller heavily involved

Enclosures specially manufactured by the Detmold-based electrical engineering company protect sensitive technology for new systems in what is currently the largest rail infrastructure project in the world for the modernisation of signalling equipment

A double award: Weidmüller wins the German Innovation Award 2018 twice

The Detmold electrical engineering company wins a major innovation prize for its Industrial Analytics solution and the market launch of the new Klippon Connect terminal block range

Elke Eckstein accompanies German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on a trip to the Netherlands

The Chief Digital Officer at the Weidmüller Group accompanies the German Federal President on his inaugural visit as an expert in issues relating to the digital revolution

Hannover Messe 2018

This April in Hanover, the automation specialist will be presenting innovations and services for the automated panel building of the future, the creation of new business models, and consistent and future-proof application solutions

5G as the next standard in industrial production

Weidmüller is applying its expertise from the industrial field to the development of the next mobile radio standard 5G at both national and international level

Weidmüller named as Top Employer 2018 for its outstanding employee environment

Top Employers Institute names Weidmüller for the tenth time succession as Top Employer Deutschland Ingenieure 2018

Hannover Messe Preview

Intelligent machines with associated infrastructure are set to be the dominant themes of the Hannover Messe in April

Weidmüller strengthening market presence in the growth region of Southeast Asia

Acquisition of Malaysian distributor ConnectPlus Technology is another investment in Weidmüller's international presence

Annual Financial Statements 2017

• The electrical engineering company grows strongly and awaits record sales of over 730 million euros
• Innovations for automation and digitalisation as significant growth drivers in a very favourable global market environment
• Deployment of digitalisation technologies in production to raise competitiveness and flexibility
• Investment and cooperation at the Paderborn and Lemgo sites strengthen the position of the research region of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

Weidmüller expanding global presence in growth markets

Expansion within the Asian market with the new Group company in India and the new sales company in Taiwan

Weidmüller strengthens its presence in North America

Acquisition of the W Interconnections group companies in the USA, Canada and Mexico from Rockwell Automation, Inc. effective on 1st October 2017

Weidmüller and Grenzebach working together on a real-time monitoring system for friction stir welding

With its intelligent data analysis, the Industrial Analytics software from Weidmüller allows for rigorous quality-assurance and targeted maintenance of machinery, leading to cost reductions and resource savings

German Brand Award 2017

The jury honoured the electrical engineering company's successful brand positioning in automation and digitalisation in the category "Brand Strategy"

Weidmüller Receives Top 100 Innovation Award

Thanks to its excellent innovation management, the electrical engineering company is one of Germany's most innovative mid-sized companies

Annual press conference 2017

Weidmüller generates similar revenue in 2016 as in previous year
Excellent start to 2017 substantiates strategy and growth targets

Press trip Hanover Fair Poland

On the press trip organised by Deusche Messe AG, Weidmüller and Polish train manufacturer Newag are presenting representatives of the media, associations and business with a high-technology solution as an example of a customer-oriented solution development

Hannover Messe Preview 2017

Weidmüller cuts an impressive figure with an industrial analytics solution for data-driven services

Customer & Technology Center

The Weidmüller Group has commenced construction work on its Customer & Technology Center (CTC) in Detmold

Financial Statements 2016

Currency effects, a lack of stimuli in growth markets and postponed project business have all had an effect on the company's revenue performance in 2016
Greater focus to be placed on Industry 4.0 and digitisation in the future
Investment in the Detmold location to ensure an innovative future

Jubilee celebration 2016

The Detmold-based family company joining 37 international employees from three countries in celebrating 25 and 40 years' service to the company

Changes in the Executive Board

Dr. Peter Köhler to join the Supervisory Board of the Weidmüller Group as of 1 March 2017 – Jörg Timmermann to be appointed Spokesman of the Executive Board

Dr Timo Berger appointed new Regional Manager for Central Europe

On 1 November 2016, Dr Timo Berger will take over as Regional Manager for central Europe and Managing Director of Weidmüller Germany, based in Detmold

Weidmüller purchases Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems

Following the approval of the competition authorities, the Weidmüller Group was able to complete the acquisition of Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems GmbH from Bosch Rexroth AG on 1 November 2016.

The working world of the future: discussion with German President Joachim Gauck

Dr. Eberhard Niggemann, head of the Weidmüller Academy in Detmold, discusses the digitalisation of the working world

Weidmüller and HUBER+SUHNER strengthen cooperation

Specialists in electrical connectivity welcome joint opportunities in the rail market

Weidmüller Group acquires Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems

The Weidmüller Group is taking over Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems GmbH from Bosch Rexroth. Both companies signed the corresponding acquisition contracts on 1 August 2016.

Strong brand - Weidmüller wins German Brand Award

Weidmüller wins in the „Industry Excellence in Branding“ category – Jury convinced by innovative show concept and consistent brand management

ZVEI Annual Congress 2016

Politicians and industrial specialists discuss the German electronics industry’s prospects at the Annual Conference of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association
Weidmüller’s Chief Executive Officer Dr. Peter Köhler believes that, while Germany’s prospects are indeed good, it has to exploit its opportunities in a more purposeful way

Award B.A.U.M.-Environmental Award

Weidmüller Chief Executive Officer Dr Peter Köhler receives the sustainability award in the category “Small and medium-sized enterprises” in Berlin
Energy-efficient solutions and the commitment shown by Weidmüller staff impress jury

Cooperation between Weidmüller and ADS-TEC

Successful ongoing project cooperation will be pushed to a new level
Shared "Connectivity Platform" as an important contribution to secure communication for Industry 4.0

Annual press conference 2016

Weidmüller improves turnover in 2015 -
Global markets secure success

Barack Obama on the Weidmüller stand

Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama visit the Weidmüller stand at the Hannover Messe.

Hannover Messe Preview 2016

Weidmüller presents innovative solutions for the production world of the future

Change in the Executive Board of the Weidmüller Group

Jörg Timmermann will take over as Chief Financial Officer of the Detmold-based Weidmüller Group on 1 January 2016

Weidmüller honours long-serving employees

Detmold-based electronics specialist Weidmüller celebrates 25 and 40 years of company service with 95 international long-serving employees from three countries.

Fresh wind through innovative solutions

Electrical engineering specialist Weidmüller shapes the energy turnaround

Top Employer 2015

The electrical engineering specialist, Weidmüller, has received yet another accolade for outstanding employer qualities

Annual results meeting 2014

Focus on global alignment and regional initiatives. China and Japan continue to drive strong growth in Asia. Investment in expansion of production network

Weidmüller honours long-serving staff

63 long-serving staff members from five countries total up more than 1,500 years with the company

Strategic cooperation agreement with distributor TTI

In September, we concluded an extended cooperation agreement with distributor, TTI. The goal of this strategic partnership is to expand business in the field of device connection technology.

Innovation through research

We have been recognised for our efforts in research and development and can now, with immediate effect, use the "Innovative through Research” seal awarded by the Association for the Promotion of Germany Industry

Weidmüller ensures express connections

Heavy Duty Connectors deployed in the new generation of ICE trains

Weidmüller celebrates 20 years in China

Weidmüller has been active in the Chinese market for 20 years now. What began with a joint venture has developed into the second-most important site in the world for the Weidmüller group. Reason enough to celebrate the anniversary locally last week.

Minimum acceptance level of more than 50 percent not reached in takeover offer for R. STAHL – Weidmüller remains on growth course

Detmold, 4 July 2014. Electronics specialist Weidmüller has announced, as of today, that its voluntary public takeover offer for all shares of R. STAHL AG has not reached the own set target of a minimum acceptance level of 50 percent (plus one share) of the voting rights of R. STAHL AG.

Offer increase

Detmold, 13 June 2014. Electronics specialist Weidmüller has increased its offer price to acquire all shares of R. STAHL AG to EUR 50.00 in cash per share, and has extended the public offer until midnight (CET) on 1 July 2014. All other conditions of the takeover offer remain unchanged. The price of EUR 50.00 in cash corresponds to a premium of 55.7 percent compared with the stock market price on the day before the takeover offer was announced.

Offer R. STAHL

Detmold, 20 May 2014. Electronics specialist Weidmüller has today published the offer document for its public takeover offer to acquire all shares of R. STAHL AG.

Weidmüller and Iskra Zaščite successfully start Joint Venture company for the production of Surge Protective Devices

Joint Venture shows full commitment to long-term cooperation, leveraging on each partner’s strengths to produce Energy- as well as Control & Instrumentation-Surge Protective Devices for Weidmüller exclusively

GreenTec Award

At the beginning of May, we were honoured with the renowned GreenTec Award in the Production category. Weidmüller's Chief Financial Officer Harald Vogelsang and Head of International Facility & Energy Management, Helene Derksen-Riesen, accepted the accolade at a celebratory ceremony in Munich.


Public takeover offer to acquire all shares of R. STAHL AG at an offer price of EUR 47.50 per share

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Weidmüller at the Hannover Messe trade show

Hannover, 7 April 2014 | As part of her opening tour of the Hannover Messe trade show, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, accompanied by the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, paid a visit to the electrical engineering specialist Weidmüller

Top employer 2014

Detmold, 7 March 2014 | Weidmüller, the electrical engineering group, has been awarded the Employer Quality Seal by the Top Employers Institute for the sixth time in a row

Weidmüller experiences slight sales growth in 2013 as a result of expansion and innovation

Within the scope of this year's meeting regarding the annual results, the Weidmüller Executive Board was satisfied with the events over the course of the past year

Weidmüller expands Executive Board and appoints Chairman

Chief Executive Officer Dr Peter Köhler is taking over the position of Chairman of the Executive Board of the electrical engineering specialist Weidmüller. Elke Eckstein has been appointed as a Member of the Executive Board for the new executive division Production and Supply Chain

10 years Weidmüller Academy

Detmold, 17.10.2013 | Electrical engineering specialist Weidmüller celebrates 10th anniversary of its Weidmüller Academy with guest speaker Prof. Gerhard Roth

Training with tradition: 10 years of the Weidmüller Academy

Detmold, 11.10.2013 | Electrical engineering specialist Weidmüller from Detmold, Germany, celebrates 10th anniversary of its Academy

10 Years Weidmüller in Suzhou

Suzhou / Detmold, 10th September 2013 | Company celebrates ten years of operation of the production facilities in Suzhou

Weidmüller Academy awarded

Detmold 26.08.2013 | NRW State Government: “Weidmüller leads the way in connecting knowledge and business”

Annual Management Meeting 2013

International management team from Weidmüller landscapes garden of the new Lebenshilfe housing project for people with disabilities

Unfazed by difficult market conditions, Weidmüller exceeds average sector growth in 2012

Hannover, 09. April 2013 | The electronic systems specialist generates sales of EUR 621 million

Government ministers present award to Weidmüller as exemplary advocates of climate protection

Berlin / Detmold 01.03.2013 | "Exceptional innovative power in respect of climate protection"

Weidmüller signs joint venture agreement in China

Detmold, 25.02.2013 | Long-term partner for development and production

Weidmüller sets up sales office in Denmark

Detmold / Copenhagen, 18 January 2013 | Weidmüller continues with strategic expansion and sets up separate sales office in Denmark

Weidmüller and Iskra: a successful connection for reliable surge protection

Ljubljana / Detmold. 16. November 2012 | German and Slovenian companies sign joint venture

New Head of Corporate Communications at Weidmüller

Detmold, 12.11.2012 | Marion Sommerwerck assumes responsibility for internal and external international communication at the electrotechnology company Weidmüller

Weidmüller wins German Design Award 2013

Detmold, 22.10.2012 | German Design Council acknowledges Digi Check Pro 2-pole voltage tester for its intelligent product design combined with excellent functionality

Success in the east

Detmold, 06.09.2012 | Weidmüller celebrates sustainable growth in Eastern Europe and Russia

Weidmüller opens sales office in Finland

Helsinki, 6 September 2012 | Strategic expansion on the Scandinavian market

Impressive Design at Weidmüller

Detmold, 15.08.2012 | Weidmüller nominated for German Design Award

Our Man in Europe

Brussels 9 July 2012 | Weidmüller CEO, Dr. Peter Köhler, to represent German industry in Brussels

Coming together to shape the future

Detmold, 27.05.2012 | More than 250 participants share their ideas for a sustainable future. Instigator Bernd Kolb is impressed by the dedication and wealth of ideas generated by the participants.

Press kit for the press conference during Hannover Messe 2012

Hannover, 24.04.2012 | Electrical engineering specialist reports best sales in company history, at EUR 620 million