09. March 2020
Exactly 50 years ago, in 1970, häwa decided to open a sales office in Duisburg. "Our decision to expand towards the north has proven to be correct and good, since the site developed very well”, stated the Managing Director Arno Müller. häwa is the brand manufacturer of control cabinets, enclosures and machine racks based in Wain near Ulm (South Germany). The office started in 1970 with three employees in the Gehrstraße in the district Neumühl in Duisburg.Only ten years later, the employees moved into an own building in the new industrial area called “Neumühl”, Theodor-Heuss-Street. “We feel at home here” says branch manager Sebastian Gebhardt. "In the meantime, our team has grown to 18 staff members and we currently have an annual turnover of approximately 10 million euros".The office in the Ruhr area is responsible for the sales and logistics for the customers from the west and north of Germany. Managing Director Arno Müller commented: “We have been able to establish successful business relationships for decades, proving that our business philosophy of working out customized solutions in close cooperation with our customers is successful”. He expressly thanked the colleagues in Duisburg for their outstanding efforts and exceptional commitment, which had contributed to this success. "häwa will continue to be a reliable partner for customers and suppliers at this site."