History | Murrelektronik
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History

Murrelektronik unites yesterday, today and tomorrow …

In 1975, Franz Hafner began this company in Oppenweiler with a vision. Today, Murrelektronik is a worldwide company that is still owner-managed and driven by that vision.

Time line

Murrelektronik History image Murrelektronik 1975

1975

Company founded | Pioneer product: RC-S01/220

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1976

First international branch office in Switzerland

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1977

First presence at trade fairs: Eltec, Dortmund and EMO, Hanover (Germany)

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1978

Interface technology the second product range | 30 employees working in Oppenweiler

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1982

Murrelektronik becomes sponsor of the Oppenweiler handball team (TV Oppenweiler, since 2015: HCOB)

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1983

Branch office in China founded | First trainee is hired

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1984

Third product range developed: valves and sensor connectors

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1985

Beginning of automation technology | Number of employees rises to 148

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1986

Murrelektronik enters the, field of power supplies with switch mode power supply units

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1989

Moving to the current building with 270 employees | Pioneering into fieldbus technology

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1993

Murrelektronik acquires the company KSG in Stollberg, Germany

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1994

Interface technology is expanded | Branch office in USA is founded

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1995

Commitment made to Brazilian charity house for children: Casa do Zezinho | Branch office in Brazil founded

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1997

Murrelektronik has online presence, and unveils the new company logo

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1999

New trade fair concept is created | 400 employees in Oppenweiler

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2001

The Murrelektronik group expands to 1,000 employees worldwide | Launch of the MVK plastic fieldbus system

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2002

Start of SAP | Launch of MVK Metal, a product for demanding requirements

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2004

Milestone: Cube67 wins the coveted Automation Award

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2005

Breaking ground for the new logistics center in Oppenweiler | 30 years Murrelektronik

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2006

Murrelektronik's Cube67 receives the IF Design Award

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2007

Murrelektronik's hot air balloon takes off | Introduction of MICO = Top product

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2008

Murrelektronik is among the TOP 100 Mid-Sized Companies | Foundation of the Austrian branch office as a CEE hub

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2009

Start of the campaign CONNECTIVITY

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2010

Entry into active safety technology | Branch office in Turkey is founded

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2012

CONNECTIVITY by Murrelektronik becomes a system consulting brand

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2013

Murrelektronik's Connectivity App Wins the Automation App Award | Murr­elektronik has 1,700 employees worldwide

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2014

Murrelektronik has received the award for: Best B2B Shop in the Electronic Industry

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2015

Murrelektronik has received the “Best place to Learn” award | 40 years Murrelektronik

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2018

Industry Award 2018 for Cube67 Diagnostics Gateway OPC UA

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