Multi-Contact to become Stäubli Electrical Connectors: A Connection for the Future

Multi-Contact, the leading international manufacturer of electrical contacts and system solutions for industrial applications has been part of the Stäubli Group since 2002 and is now taking on the latter’s name and brand identity. Starting January 1, 2017 the company will offer its quality products and tailored customer solutions worldwide as Stäubli Electrical Connectors. A connection for a future of efficiency and sustainability.

Multi-Contact was founded in Basel (Switzerland) in 1962 as a family company and serves diverse industrial customers worldwide with quality products and tailored solutions. The company has been a member of the Stäubli Group for almost 15 years as the Electrical Connectors Division. The Multi-Contact brand is known for sophisticated connection solutions – a promise of quality that will endure.

The Stäubli Group

Stäubli is an international provider of innovative mechatronic solutions in the areas of coupling systems, both electrical and fluid, robots, and textile machines. The company was founded in Switzerland in 1882 and is still family owned. Today the company is active in 25 countries with over 4,500 employees and a sales and service network in 50 countries.

From synergies to strength

The two companies are united by shared values such as quality and innovation, customer-oriented sales and production designed to meet the needs of the market optimally. These are both the driving force and a basic precondition for even more impressive international market activity. “Taking on the Stäubli brand underscores our membership in this innovative group of companies. We are convinced that this step will make us an even more effective presence on the market. Together we can advance the development of cutting-edge products and customer-specific solutions to an even greater degree. We will now offer the entire spectrum of connection technology, which in such manner is unique on the world market, Under the Stäubli brand” says Franco Delvecchio, CEO of Stäubli Electrical Connectors and member of the senior management of the Stäubli Group.

The aspiration: Top performance, longevity, and the highest number of mating cycles

The specialized product assortment of electrical connectors is characterized by safety, precision, and reliability – properties that all Stäubli products have. The electrical connectors are used in various industrial applications and win acceptance through their high quality and performance, for example in testing and measurement technology in testing laboratories. The CombiTac modular connector system permits countless individual combinations of a wide variety of contact types such as electrical, fluid, pneumatic, or optical connections – one of many examples of the diverse and customer-oriented range of services.

Innovators and trailblazers: a shared pioneering spirit

With more than one billion photovoltaic connectors successfully installed worldwide, Multi-Contact is the global market leader. Put on the market as an innovation, they have now been the standard in the solar industry since 1996 and have been groundbreaking for the growing area of alternative energy.

The core of all the products of this portfolio of electrical connectors is the unique MULTILAM contact technology, which allows highly efficient transfer of energy and guarantees a long service life. A wide variety of requirements of industrial applications can be met with a range of offers oriented towards both standard and tailors solutions.

By taking over the name and brand identity of the Stäubli Group, the electrical connectors specialist will ensure access to expanded research and development resources in the long term and thus ensure the innovative strength needed to develop convincing, future-oriented solutions for customer needs in the future.

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Stäubli Electrical Connectors
Dorothée Kössler, Management Communications
Telefon: +41 61 306 55 20
E-Mail: [email protected]

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