Foundation of the M. KRAH Elektrotechnische Fabrik GmbH & Co.KG as a „Management Buy-Out“ by Mr. Theodor Hermann and Mr. Rainer Fiala. Start of the production of wire-wound resistors for the industry.
Turnover: 600.000 DM
With the plant in Italy the sales activities within Europe could be widened.
Eckhard Hermann joins KRAH 1976 as a managing partner.
from left to right: Eckhard Hermann, Rainer Fiala, Theodor Hermann
Development project with the customer Bosch for VW (Golf 1).
Opening of a new market segment for KRAH-resistors. Start of a rapid increase in turnover.
Foundation of the Widap AG Switzerland for the production and trade of resistors and resistor components.
Production in Drolshagen with about 250 employees and 1,000 home workers. Start of the automation process with the initiation of the first automated assembly line.
Foundation of WITEC Widerstandstechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Dömitz, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. Acquisition of a part of a nationally-owned enterprise with 60 employees. Production of resistors for the industry.
Foundation of Resistec UPR d.o.o. & Co. k.d. by taking over the production of the company Iskra. Start of production in Ljubljana.
Foundation of KRAH-ICE-BRASIL Ind. e Com. de Comp. Eletrônicos Ltda. in Timbo, Brasil.
Foundation of the first Joint-Venture in Shanghai, China with a Chinese partner.
Since 1999 more than 1,000 employees belong to the KRAH Group.
Foundation of Athos Elektrosysteme GmbH as a merger of the cable-rewinder divisions of the companies Holzschuh and Atlanta. Worldwide production and sales of cable rewinders. For more information: Website ATHOS
KRAH Elektrotechnische Fabrik GmbH+Co.KG opens a new plant in Knittlingen, Baden-Würtemberg.
Since 2010 more than 1,500 employees belong to the KRAH Group.
Since 2010 the KRAH Group has a turnover of more than € 100M per year.
Foundation of the first Joint-Venture (KRAH Woory India - KWI) in India with the Korean partner Woory for the production of resistors for the Indian automotive industry.
Foundation of a Joint-Venture with the companies KSI and WIDAP for the production of resistors for the Indian market.
Acquisition of Hightech in Limeira, Sao Paolo. Expansion of the product portfolio with spark-plug connectors.
Foundation of the Widap electronic components in Munich as distributor for electronic components.
Since 2015 the KRAH Group has a turnover of more that € 150M per year.
Acquisition of WIKO in Klötze, Saxony-Anhalt for the expansion of the production of suppressors.