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Vision

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SCHURTER Electronic Components operates successfully as a Swiss technology company worldwide. We offer solutions to our business partners, also for the most demanding requirements. In a dynamic market, we are growing thanks to high technical expertise, financial independence and extraordinary innovation.

 

 

Company Profile 2.08 MB (PDF) 
Summary Company Profile 981.81 kB (PDF) 

Mission

SCHURTER is an internationally leading innovator and manufacturer of fuses, connectors, circuit breakers, input systems and EMC products as well as a PCB assembly service provider for the electronics industry.

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"In close cooperation with our group companies we work out innovative products and services for our customers and partners. Together with our professional expertise, its dynamic implementation as well as the future-oriented focus we are able to achieve extraordinary performance."

- Ralph Müller, CEO SCHURTER Group -



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Customers

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Manufacturers of computers and peripheral equipment, appliances/instruments, telecommunication equipment, automation, safety technology, operator panels, hobby, household and gardening equipment.

Products

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We focus on components and systems ensuring the clan and safe supply of power and ease of use of electrical equipment according to IEC 60950.

The assortment encloses: Fuse-Links, Fuseholders, Varistors, Circuit Breakers for Equipment, IEC 6320 Appliance Couplers, Cord sets, Membrane Keypads, Switches Touch Screens and Touch Panels, capacitive Keypads, Cabinet and Control Systems, 1- und 3-phase Line Filter with and without Appliance Inlets, Chokes, Pulse Transformers, Driver Modules, Voltage Selectors, Test Jacks and Probes, Indicators, Audio-, DC-, DIN-, Data- and Signal Connectors.

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Circuit Protection Connectors Input Systems EMC Products

Approvals

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SCHURTER products are certified according to the following standards and carry country specific approvals.

UL, CSA, VDE (ENEC10), METI, CCC, KTL

Founding of SCHURTER

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The company was founded by Heinrich Schurter in 1933. It changed its corporate from a limited partnership to a private limited corporation in 1949. All activities are centralized into the SCHURTER Holding AG based in Lucerne since 1990.

SCHURTER is a privately owned company and is run by family members in its third generation. Hans-Rudolf Schurter is the chairman of the board of directors in the SCHURTER Holding AG. Bruno Schurter, a US resident, is the VP of SCHURTER Holding AG and CEO of SCHURTER Inc. located in Santa Rosa, California. He is also responsible for all marketing activities within the SCHURTER group.

The change over of the management of the SCHURTER Group from Hans-Rudolf Schurter to Ralph Müller has taken place in January 2015. For the first time in more than 80 year company history, the operative management of SCHURTER is given to someone outside the family.

Acquisitions

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2001: MEIERHOFER AG, Mellingen, Switzerland

2003: TIMONTA AG, Mendrisio, Switzerland

2005: SCHURTER Otto Heil, Oberursel, Germany

2007: TICOMEL SA, Mendrisio, Switzerland

2009: CHI LICK SCHURTER Ltd., Hong Kong SAR, China

2014: Danielson Europe B.V., Nederlands

Sales Organization

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Global sales and distribution with in

Europe: SCHURTER AG, Lucerne, Switzerland

America : SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Asia : SCHURTER (S) Pte. Ltd., Singapore

In addition to more than 50 manufacturing representatives and approximately 200 distributors.

Partner Information


Joint Venture Partner

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SCHURTER+OKW do Brazil Componentes Electrônicos Ltda., Sao Paulo, Brasilien

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Factory technology

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SCHURTER offers comprehensive solution packages - from the initial concept down to the delivery of the systems ready for mounting. More than 50 engineers are dedicated to developing our products and manufacturing systems. Our expertise encompasses injection molding, metalworking, electroplating, assembly using automated manufacturing systems, clean-room touch panel assembly, casing systems manufacturing and PCB assembly as well as EMC product development and manufacturing.

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2014

2015

Delta

Sales (Mio. CHF)

205.5

191.4

-6.9%

Number of employees

1'584

1'544

-2.5%

Development of Sales

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Quality, Environmental and Personnel management systems

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The quality, environmental and personnel management systems are certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001. The methodologies of SIX SIGMA and EFQM are applied.

This Code of Conduct lays down binding guidelines for the actions of senior managers and employees determine the SCHURTER Group. As a flagship company for business excellence business ethics and corporate governance have a high priority.

SCHURTER – Code of Conduct 140.64 kB (PDF) 

2002: ESPRIX Award winner

2005: Swiss Cash Employer Award 1st place winner

2006: SWISS Leadership Award winner

2014: ESPRIX Award winner

Sustainability

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The present Sustainability Report is based on GRI G3 guidelines and aims to document the current state of SCHURTER AG (SAG) in terms of sustainability. The Report is designed to serve as the basis for decisions relating to sustainability goals. SCHURTER picked the relevant economic, ecological and social or societal effects of its activities that are caused by the pursuit of the goals.

Sustainability Report 2015 960.36 kB (PDF) 

We have decided to apply the GRI Guidelines, because we want to inform our target groups comprehensively and transparently about our company’s focus on sustainability. The reporting of SCHURTER AG fulfils the advanced application level C. The GRI content index shows the location of the profile details and performance indicators in the fields in SCHURTER AG’s Sustainability Report.

GRI Index 425.34 kB (PDF) 

Group Company

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Division Components    
 

President Division Components

Martin Zarges

SCHURTER AG_Querformat SCHURTER AG  
Country Switzerland
CEO  
Function Production and Distribution
SGMBH SCHURTER GmbH  
Country Germany
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SCHURTER_Nordic_AB SCHURTER Nordic AB  
Country Sweden
Managing Director  
Function Distribution
SCHURTER SA_Frankreich SCHURTER SAS  
Country France
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SCHURTER Inc_USA SCHURTER Inc.  
Country USA
Managing Director  
Function Distribution
SCHURTER (S) Singapur SCHURTER (S) Pte. Ltd.  
Country Singapore
Managing Director  
Function Distribution
SCHURTER_SSRO_CZ SCHURTER spol. s.r.o.  
Country Czech Republic
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SKI_2015 KEVIN-SCHURTER S.p.A  
Country Italy
Managing Director  
Function Distribution
SCHURTER_Ltd_UK SCHURTER Ltd.  
Country United Kingdom
Managing Director  
Function Distribution
SEC_SCHURTER_Electronic_China_2015 SCHURTER Electronic Components (SEC)  
Country China
Managing Director  
Function  
CLS_Chi_Lick_SCHURTER_2015 Chi Lick SCHURTER  
Country China
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SOB_quer_2015 SOB SCHURTER + OKW do Brasil Componentes Eletronicos Ltda  
Country Brazil
Managing Director  
Function  
Timonta_Slovakei SCHURTER (SK) s.r.o.  
Country Slovakia
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SCHURTER_Electronics_Indien SCHURTER Electronics (India) Pvt.Ltd.  
Country India
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SER_SCHURTER_Electronics_Romania SCHURTER Electronic Components s.r.l.  
Country Romania
CEO  
Function  
Division Input Systems    
 

President Division Input Systems

Bruno Ochs

SGMBH SCHURTER GmbH  
Country Germany
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
SIAG_Input_Systems_2015 SCHURTER Input Systems AG  
Country Switzerland
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
Danielson_Europe_BV_Niederlande Danielson Europe  
Country Netherlands
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution
Danielson_Amersfoort_Industrial_Graphics_72dpi Danielson Amersfoort – Industrial Graphics  
Country Netherlands
Managing Director  
Function Distribution
Danielson_Schurter_UK SCHURTER Electronics Ltd.  
Country United Kingdom
Managing Director  
Function Production and Distribution

News

> Key figures 2015

The abolition of the minimum exchange rate of the Swiss National Bank on 15 January 2015 clearl ...
> SCHURTER Ltd. moves to Aylesbury

As of 31st May 2016, SCHURTER Ltd. will share the office premises with its sister company SCHUR ...
> Mr. Makino San

After 33 years of service with SCHURTER Group, Mr. Ryoji Makino, Managing Director of SCHURTER  ...
> SCHURTER aquires Danielson

SCHURTER Holding AG has acquired Danielson Europe B.V. from Hydratec N.V., Amersfoort (Netherla ...