Development of own trading department
Establishment of subsidiary company HOWAG OOD in Bulgaria
goLive of the new ERP system. proAlpha replaces SAP.
Modern, spacious, perfect: HOWAG Kabel AG relocates!
After more than 70 years in Wohlen, HOWAG moves its registered headquarters to a new location with advanced infrastructure. With more space, we are now in a position to expand and modernize our machinery.
New subsidiary company HOWAG Swisspur in China.
HOWAG switches to lead-free soft-soldering and tinning to comply with the RoHS Directive.
In close cooperation with our suppliers, all our products are manufactured to comply with the RoHS Directive.
HOWAG splits into HOWAG Kabel AG and HOWAG Kunststoffe AG.
Change of ownership: the Greutert family takes over the business from the Breitschmids.
Start of plastic extrusion.
HOWAG is Europe’s leading manufacturer of telephone connection cables.
Development of the ETIRO® cable by Mr. Hollenweger.
This is a patented spiral cable in which additional nylon fibres were incorporated in order to strengthen the reset force.
Participation in Swiss National Exhibition (Expo) in Zurich
Construction of and moving into our first building.
At that time, HOWAG had no neighbours but over time, the community of Wohlen has expanded around our company’s premises.