WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH und Co. KG: Innovative partner of the industry and global leader

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.

verbindungsklemme-221The 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.


  1. Address

    Hansastraße 27
    32423 Minden
    Tel +49 571 887-0
    Fax +49 571 887-169
  2. Management

    Sven Hohorst

  3. Year of establishment


  4. Employees

    7,200 worldwide (2015)
    3,300 in Germany (2015)

  5. Turnover

    720 million euros (2015)

  6. Business activity

    Electrical interconnection and automation technology
    World market leader in spring clamp technology

  7. Plants

    Headquartered in Minden/Westphalia
    Production, logistics and development site in Sondershausen/Thuringia
    Seven international production sites