WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH & Co. KG ranks among the world’s leading providers of electrical interconnection and automation technology. WAGO products are found in industry applications, energy, process and building technology, mechanical and plant engineering and traffic engineering. They are used whenever it is necessary to connect electrical lines in a secure and reliable manner and when complex automation systems need to be controlled. With nine production sites, 28 subsidiaries, an own sales network in 31 countries and branch offices in an additional 50 countries, WAGO offers local support around the world.
The family company’s success story started in 1951 with a simple but revolutionary spring clamp, which has since then become known for its ease of use under the label CAGE CLAMP®. Today, WAGO offers the largest portfolio of boltless electrical interconnection technology and is the global leader in spring clamp technology. WAGO’s granular, modular and fieldbus-independent I/O system 750 marked an important milestone in automation technology, offering a large product portfolio in this business area, which includes interface modules, controls, infrastructure components such as ethernet switches and software solutions.
Year of establishment1951
Employees7,200 worldwide (2015)
3,300 in Germany (2015)
Turnover720 million euros (2015)
Business activityElectrical interconnection and automation technology
World market leader in spring clamp technology
PlantsHeadquartered in Minden/Westphalia
Production, logistics and development site in Sondershausen/Thuringia
Seven international production sites