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After a challenging year in 2023: Weidmuller stays the course

The Weidmuller Group, headquartered in Detmold, achieved a turnover of €1.102 billion in the challenging 2023 fiscal year. The company is setting itself up for the future with record investments of €99 million and new solutions for electrification, automation and digitization.

Outstanding sustainability: Weidmuller receives gold rating from EcoVadis

Weidmuller, the electronics and connection technology specialist, has been honored with the EcoVadis Gold Medal for its commitment to sustainability. With this achievement, Weidmuller ranks among the top 3% of companies in its industry rated by EcoVadis.

Weidmuller wins German Brand Award 2023

Weidmuller was awarded the German Brand Award 2023 for its public forum “Weidmuller World.” The experiential space created in Detmold’s pedestrian zone offers exhibitions and events that explore all the technologies and solutions offered by the electronics and connectivity company.

Weidmuller expands site in the USA

The Detmold-based Weidmuller Group expands its existing sales, development and production center in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The official ground-breaking ceremony for the expansion of the North American headquarters took place on May 18 in the presence of the Governor of the State of Virginia

Weidmuller opens new logistics centre in Thuringia

The Detmold-based Weidmuller Group has officially opened its new logistics centre in the municipality of Hörselberg-Hainich. With the Weidmuller Distribution Center (WDC), the globally active electronics and electrical connectivity company is strengthening its sustainable local-for-local alignment and optimising its Central European logistics processes.

Successful year 2022 for Weidmuller: € 1.175 billion turnover generated

The Weidmuller Group, headquartered in Detmold, looks back on a successful 2022. For the first time, the turnover mark of one billion euros was exceeded in the current fiscal year. In total, Weidmuller achieved a turnover of 1.175 billion euros in 2022.

Weidmuller plans to set up a new manufacturing site in China

The German electronics and connectivity technology company Weidmuller is expanding its activities on the Chinese market. A new manufacturing site will be built in the city of Suzhou. With this project, Weidmuller is strengthening its commitment in China and investing in local, sustainable and more efficient capacities for production, R&D and logistics. Completion of the new site and start of production are scheduled for July 2025.

Technology partnership for greater customer benefit

Both Weidmuller and Eplan are dedicated to improving production efficiency and quality in control cabinet building. To achieve this goal, both companies are working on the best possible integration of their interfaces and data models. This has resulted in a technology partnership that was sealed in 2022 as part of the Eplan Partner Network and has now been announced at the Hannover Messe.

Estainium – Weidmuller stands for transparency when it comes to climate protection

The Detmold-based electronics company is a founding member of the new “Estainium” network for the determination and secure disclosure of carbon footprints along the supply chain.

Weidmuller wins two German Design Awards 2023

The Weidmuller company was awarded the German Design Award for its product “PV Next”. The corporate film “From Detmold with Love” also received a German Design Award, having already won a German Brand Award last year.

Weidmuller expands Executive Board

Detmold. The Executive Board of the Weidmuller Group is getting an additional member. As of the 1st of April 2023, Dr. Sebastian Durst will become the Company’s COO (Chief Operations Officer). The expansion of the Executive Board is part of the growth course that Weidmuller has taken in areas such as production and logistics.

Weidmuller reaches a billion euros in revenue for the first time

The electronics company exceeds the billion euro mark in the current fiscal year

A decade for the climate

Weidmuller celebrate 10 years of membership in the Climate Protection Companies Association

Start of the new 2022 training year

Weidmuller welcomes 46 new trainees and 13 dual study students

Weidmuller meets UPBracing Team

Weidmuller has been supporting UPBracing Team with professional tools for over ten years.

Weidmuller Benelux joins High Tech Software Cluster

The High Tech Software Cluster is a partnership of over 30 innovative software companies, research organizations and educational institutions that helps industrial companies find their way in digitization.

A celebration for pioneers

Weidmuller celebrates receiving the “German Innovation Award” once again at the Hermannsdenkmal.

Weidmuller and the RealPars learning platform start cooperation

Detmold-based electrical engineering company Weidmuller will be working with RealPars, the world’s largest online learning platform for automation engineers.

Half a century of success down under

Weidmuller Australia celebrates its 50-year anniversary with large group of guests in Sydney

Weidmuller donates 4,000 trees for native forests

The Detmold company is donating tens of thousands of euros to the tree planting project of the Landesverband at the Hermannsdenkmal (Hermann’s monument). Customers and business partners are receiving tree sponsorships.

Annual press conference 2022

Weidmuller achieved sales of €960 million in 2021 and looks back on an outstanding year

Open Day at the Detmold Education Village 

Weidmuller and the Peter Gläsel Foundation invite visitors to explore

The Weidmuller Academy opens its doors in Detmold

Ceremony including panel discussion and tour of the new premises.

Three reasons to cheer: Weidmuller junior staff and TWG receive Chamber of Industry and Commerce award

Jana Ahlheit and Jannis Hecke were honored for their outstanding performance in their final exams, TWG was pleased to receive the “Outstanding Training Company” award.

Double win for Weidmuller: Products honored with the German Design Award.

The Design Council has honored the Detmold family-owned company with the “German Design Award” for two of its products – the “PrintJet Connect” high-performance inkjet printer and the compact “Cutfix Pro” cable cutting machine.

Weidmuller Group acquires the business of Emphatec Inc.

The team and capabilities of Emphatec will supplement the solutions portfolio of Klippon Engineering

Green hydrogen for a successful energy transition

Weidmuller has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Successful title defense: Weidmuller wins German Innovation Award 2021

High-performance inkjet printer PrintJet CONNECT receives innovation award from German Design Council

With green hydrogen to a successful energy transition

Weidmuller founding member of the “AquaVentus” sponsoring association

Weidmuller strengthens international focus and engineering expertise for the process industry

Klippon Engineering UK Limited: New group company in the UK

Weidmuller builds new logistics center

With the largest single investment in the company’s history, Weidmuller is sharpening its logistics profile

Weidmuller receives German Innovation Award 2020

Flexible control system for automation and digitization wins over the jury at the important innovation award.

SPE System Alliance: Cross-industry and cross-application alliance for Single Pair Ethernet technology

The technology partnership between Phoenix Contact, Weidmuller, Reichle & De-Massari (R&M), Fluke Networks, and Telegärtner for the Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) has progressed to create the SPE System Alliance.

Combination of technology and expertise for smart cabinet building

Weidmuller, Komax, Zuken and Armbruster Engineering set up the “Smart Cabinet Building” initiative for new solutions in the field of control cabinet building