The German company GEMAC – Gesellschaft für Mikroelektronikanwendung Chemnitz GmbH develops and manufactures electronic sensors, ASIC components and CANbus, CANopen, DeviceNet and SAE J1939 testers.
Lapp Group is a global leading manufacturer and distributor of cables and cable accessories and systems. It produces cables and conductors for different industries and markets: mechanical and systems engineering, the automotive industry, MSR technology, electrical and installations engineering, EDC and many others. It currently supplies 40,000 standard items from stock. It also develops and produces cables and conductors to customer specifications.
The company Option specialises in wireless IoT solutions enabling M2M communication. With more than 25 years of experience and many industry firsts, the company is ideally positioned to offer efficient, reliable, secure IoT solutions across a variety of industries and applications.
PHOENIX CONTACT, s.r.o. offers a comprehensive portfolio of electrical goods – terminal blocks, materials for terminal block marking, cables, relays, voltage transducers, power supplies and UPS devices, surge protectors, PCB connectors and industrial connectors.
In 2019, the company Yaskawa merged with the company Profichip and took over its product portfolio in the fields of industrial automation and control ASICs. Following the merger, you can keep relying on Profichip's communication chips, PROFIBUS connectors, PROFIBUS slave modules and other solutions.
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