ABL – Technology that connects

The family-owned company ABL develops, produces and distributes products in the areas of connectivity and eMobility. Almost 100 years of experience in the development and production of plugs and sockets establish ABL’s expertise in this segment. Company founder Albert BĂŒttner invented the SCHUKO plug in 1925, setting new standards for connector systems. The success story of this development by Albert BĂŒttner speaks for itself. Today, SCHUKO is the most widely used standard for plug-in devices worldwide. ABL has continuously developed the classic SCHUKO rubber plug. With innovative technological features and new materials such as the high-performance plastic Elamid, the ABL product series Hightech and Professional are the embodiment of modern SCHUKO plug devices.

Partner webseite: www.abl.de


For over 90 years, Berker has been impressing customers with its high-quality switch ranges, whose successful designs have won numerous international awards. Whether switches or home control systems – Berker develops high-quality products that combine intelligent technology with an easy-to-use-approach. Berker is a brand of the Hager Group.

Partner webseite: www.hager.com/berker


For more than 140 years, Busch-Jaeger has been delighting customers, partners and employees with innovations and outstanding performance. The company is part of the ABB Group and employs around 1,300 people in LĂŒdenscheid and Aue. Its products are exported to more than 60 countries. Already in the 1920s, the founding fathers of Busch-Jaeger Elektro GmbH were granted patents for plug-in device-systems. Today, Busch-Jaeger manufactures around 60 million SCHUKOÂź socket outlets annually.

Partner webseite: www.busch-jaeger.de

Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG

„We’re the ones with the switches … but also so much more“ – about Gira

The Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG (www.gira.de), headquartered in Radevormwald, is one of the leading full-service providers of intelligent system solutions for electrotechnical and networked digital building control. With its numerous developments, the family-owned company has been shaping and influencing the world of electrical installation and building control since its foundation in the summer of 1905. As a pioneer of smart home- technology from the very beginning, Gira has given significant impetus to the promising development of intelligently networked smart building systems and the digitization of buildings with a wide range of innovations such as the Gira HomeServer. Gira products and solutions stand for the art of German engineering, for quality „Made in Germany“, for sustainable processes in their manufacture and for operations which are as environmentally friendly and resource-saving as possible, for perfection in form and function – but above all for making people’s lives a little easier, more convenient and safer. As a result, switches, control, communication and security systems from Gira are now used in around 40 countries, for example in the Elbe Philharmonic Hall in Hamburg, the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna and the Banyan Tree Hotel in Shanghai. Thanks to its comprehensive know-how in the field of plastics technology, Gira today also manufactures complex system products made of plastic for medical technology. The Gira Group also includes the subsidiary Stettler Kunststofftechnik in Burgwindheim as well as the holdings Insta Elektro in LĂŒdenscheid, the software company ISE in Oldenburg and the start-up company Senic in Berlin. Together, approximately 1,700 employees thus generate annual sales of 370 million euros (2020).

Partner webseite: www.gira.de

Hager Group

Hager provides solutions and services for electrical installations covering the entire spectrum in residential and functional buildings. These include power distribution and metering systems, cable routing and room connection systems, security technology and door communication as well as switch ranges and intelligent building control devices. Hager is a brand of the Hager Group.

Partner webseite: www.hager.de

JUNG – Fortschritt als Tradition

JUNG stands for timeless design and future-oriented building technology, worldwide. For more than 100 years, innovation, passion and precision have been guiding product developments. Light, shading, air conditioning, energy, security, door communication and multimedia – JUNG systems offer the right solution for every requirement. Aesthetic design merges with intelligent smart home and smart building technology. 90 percent of the products are, as evidenced by the TÜV Nord test seal „Made in Germany“, manufactured in Germany. With the commitment to production in Germany, JUNG also focuses on sustainable and resource-efficient manufacturing processes. The team spirit and the solidarity of the more than 1,400 employees in Germany as well as in the 20 subsidiaries and more than 70 agencies in Europe, the Near and Middle East, Asia and North America contribute significantly to the bold and creative implementation of the claim „progress as tradition“.

Partner webseite: www.jung.de

MENNEKES Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG

MENNEKES Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG is a leading manufacturer of industrial connectors and eMobility charging solutions as well as the developer of the European charging connector standard for e-vehicles. Founded in 1935, the family-owned company from the Sauerland region of Germany has subsidiaries and representatives in over 90 countries and employs around 1,300 people worldwide. The robust, durable plugs and sockets in over 15,000 different designs are used wherever electricity needs to flow safely and stable – for example in industry, rail and transport operations, mining and shipbuilding, container and airports, exhibition centers, stadiums or server centers. In the field of electromobility, MENNEKES serves the interface between infrastructure and vehicle: The range includes charging plugs and cables, intelligent charging columns, wallboxes, wall charging stations, and a billing service – for home, industry, commerce, and the public sector. For the automotive industry, the company manufactures charging inlets and charging cables for e-cars.

Partner webseite: www.mennekes.de


For 100 years, the premium brand Merten stands for pioneering solutions for intelligent buildings. Innovative strength, quality and design play the most important role in the development and implementation of our products. Our Merten SCHUKO sockets comprise many additional features, because limitation to power supply was yesterday! Socket outlets with integrated contact protection offer protection, socket outlets with surge protection protect electrical appliances and our socket outlets with light outlet, LED lighting module or USB connection offer safety and convenience. With the Cradle to Cradle silver award, we are the first company in the industry.

Partner webseite: www.se.com

Honeywell tradition and innovation for over 90 years.

For over 90 years, Honeywell PEHA has significantly influenced modern electrical installation. As one of the pioneers of the SCHUKO-socket, Honeywell PEHA today stands for a convincing, high-quality full product-range that can offer professionals and users everything. We have a clear focus on energy savings, convenience and safety gains for functional buildings and private homes. High flexibility, simple installation and easy commissioning characterize the installation solutions from Honeywell PEHA. Whether wired or with radio – with Honeywell PEHA one renounces neither comfort nor attractive design.

Partner webseite: www.peha.de

Siemens AG

Siemens AG is a leading international technology company that stands for technical performance, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality since more than 170 years.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) shapes the market for intelligent, adaptable infrastructure for today and for the future. Siemens Smart Infrastructure offers customers a comprehensive, end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of generation to the point of energy use.

As an experienced partner in control cabinet construction, electrical trade and electrical planning, we support our customers in the standard-compliant and efficient electrification of buildings and systems.

Partner webseite: www.siemens.de