L'innovation issue de la tradition



 

Our Roots

1927       Erich Jaeger founded the company for the production of electronic installation fittings and materials in Bad Homburg - Germany
       












1935
     
Production of an electrical indicator switch as the first product for the automotive industry











1950
     
Focus on the production of electrical accessories for the expanding motorcycle and motor vehicle industry at the beginning of the decade

 

Our Way

1970       Market launch of the 7-pin connector











1978
     
The company succeeded in optimizing the 7-pin socket by separating the housing and the contact insert – a major breakthrough in the market











1986
     
Development of the 13-pin connector, which today is a standard in the international industry











1996
     
Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001











1998
     
Acquisition of the company by the AdCapital AG











1999
     
Foundation of the subsidiary Erich Jaeger, s.r.o. in Rožnov (Czech Republic) as additional production facility











1999
     
Foundation of the Joint Venture Jaeger Poway Ltd. in Hong Kong with production site in Shenzhen (China)
       












2001
     
Certification according to ISO/TS 16949











2002
     
Foundation of a representative office in Lyon (France)











2004
     
Foundation of a representative office in Brescia (Italy)











2005
     
Move of Erich Jaeger, s.r.o. and Jaeger Poway Ltd. into new buildings with significantly larger production area











2005
     
Foundation of the subsidiary Jaeger Poway Automotive Systems (Shenzhen) Ltd. in China











2005
     
Certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001











2006
     
Foundation of a representative office in Poznań (Poland)











2007
     
Doubling of the production area at Erich Jaeger, s.r.o.











2009
     
Foundation of the subsidiary Erich Jaeger France Sarl in Lyon (France)











2012
     
Foundation of Erich Jaeger USA Inc. in Grand Rapids, USA











2013
     
Development of the world’s first 100% watertight 7-pole trailer connector











2014
     
Development of the world’s first 100% watertight 13-pole trailer connector
       












2014
     
Development of a complete ISOBUS product range for the agricultural industry, the only one of its kind in the world due to its numerous advantages
       












2014
     
Development of the world’s first EURO6 electrical coils for utility vehicles; flexible and keeps its form up to 125°C











2015
     
Ford Q1 Award











2016
     
Founding of the subsidiary Erich Jaeger México S. de R.L. de C.V. in Piedras Negras (Mexico) as a further production facility











2016
     
Joint development, with one of the biggest car manufacturers in the United States, of a new connector system for passenger cars and light utility vehicles for the North American market











2017
     
90th company anniversary