ept Company News
2nd place for ept in Bishop customer satisfaction survey
For the sixth time, the Bavarian connector manufacturer ept GmbH has achieved an excellent result in the customer satisfaction survey conducted by market researchers Bishop & Associates. In the overall European ranking, ept takes second place and thus continues to improve its score compared to the 2019 result.
ept connector selected for use in the new specification by the PICMG®
With a new basic specification named ModBlox7 for modular box PCs, a working group of PICMG® has agreed on a new manufacturer-independent standard in order to connect modules that are primarily used in bus and railroad technology. This new cross-manufacturer standard enables users to implement a wide range of device combinations in modular design through interoperable functional units.
ept at embedded World in Nuremberg
Visit us at the embedded world Exhibition&Conference 2023 in Nuremberg in hall 1, booth 407!
Our motto of this year's embedded systems exhibition is: highspeed and EMC connectors. At the exhibition we will offer samples as well as S-parameters of the Colibri 25 Gbit/s.
The high-speed Zero8 connectors featuring ScaleX technology will be available in different heights, as well as shielded and unshielded designs, following electronica in November 2020.
In which applications can connectors be found? Come with us on an exciting journey into the world of connection technology!
The One27 with a 1.27-mm pitch is now also available with lagging contacts. Developers will be able to get the angled 12- to 80-pin male connectors starting March 2020. This makes it possible to simply change modules in industrial applications during live operation.
We are at the embedded world once again! This time we will focus on HighSpeed, EMC, press-fit technology and much more.
Maximum Flexibility with Data Transfer Rates of Up to 16 Gbps
The Colibri® 0.5 mm-pitch SMT connectors from ept have guaranteed reliable data transfer rates between printed circuit boards (PCB) for high-speed applications for years. Pin counts of 40, 80, 120, and 160 will be available for applications of up to 16 Gbps as of the 2020 embedded world.more »
ept Has Been Chosen as Innovator of the Year!
Readers of the DESIGN&ELEKTRONIK magazine were impressed by the new ScaleX technology
Together with Phoenix Contact, ept was chosen as ‘Innovator of the Year’ in the electromechanics category for its ScaleX technology used in the new Zero8 connectors. The DESIGN&ELEKTRONIK glass trophy was handed over by the magazine’s editor, Ralf Higgelke, to Claus Guglhör from ept, who was beaming with joy, and Markus Sonderer from Phoenix Contact during the awards ceremony that took place at the Seehaus restaurant in the English Garden in Munich, Germany.
ept achieves impressive results in Bishop Customer Satisfaction Survey
The Bavarian connector manufacturer ept GmbH achieved outstanding results for the fifth time in a row in the customer satisfaction survey conducted by the market research firm Bishop & Associates. ept came in second place in the European rankings and scored even higher than it did in the 2017 survey.
4,727 Euros for a good cause – ept employees donate raffle proceeds
The Christmas raffle organized by ept’s apprentices and employees raised 4,727 euros. 2,000 euros of that were donated to the St. Nikolaus Children’s Hospice in Bad Grönenbach in the German district of Unterallgäu. Another 2,000 euros were received by the mountain rescue team of Steingaden and Peiting. Finally, the Steingaden Middle School received a donation in kind in the form of a scroll saw valued at 727 euros.more »
ept at the Electronica 2018 – Zero8 hologram a real visitor magnet
ept is again exhibiting at electronica, the world’s leading electronics convention. Our experts are free for consultations for visitors and interested parties who would like to have more information about our entire range of ept products within the printed circuit board and automotive sectors. Convince yourself of our wide range of solutions for your application and the outstanding quality of our products.more »
ept invested in its first electroplating system back in 1985. Thanks to the boom in the telecommunications industry and the accompanying high demand for connectors in this sector, the company brought a second system into operation just five years later. During this period, ept significantly expanded its experience and expertise in the field of strip electroplating
Learn how surface coating works at ept GmbH.
ept GmbH has been singled out as best supplier by the Continental Automotive Group. The ‘Supplier Day 2018’ served as a venue for the reception of the supplier award for outstanding achievements in the “Plastic and Rubber” materials group.
Groundbreaking ceremony for new expansion
Construction of a new expansion for ept GmbH in Peiting is underway. The connector manufacturer is increasing its working area by 4,600 m², spread over two floors.more »
Pilz GmbH & Co. KG presented its ‘2016 Pilz Award’ to the connector manufacturer
Automation company Pilz announced the recipients of the Pilz Award and lauded connector manufacturer ept GmbH, based in Peiting, Germany, as one of the five suppliers of the year for 2016. Thomas Pilz, managing director at Pilz, presented the award to Claus Guglhör, Sales Director and shareholder of ept GmbH, at the awards ceremony. In so doing, Thomas Pilz paid tribute in particular to the excellent level of quality of the products that ept supplies, the superior on-time rating for deliveries, and the spirit of cooperation with ept.
In Habartov (Czech Republic) a new ept plant with 5000 m² production area and 1000 m² storage area and office space is built for the connector production.
ept GmbH, headquartered in Peiting, Bavaria, Germany, has been a family-owned business for more than 40 years, supplying not only the automotive industry, but also the industrial and communications sector with PCB connectors. All products are produced in-house, as ept GmbH is capable of handling all important manufacturing steps. These include product development, project planning, tooling and equipment, production (punching, electroplating, assembly, etc.) and also the provision of a comprehensive “all-in-one” service. With its plants in Germany, the Czech Republic, the US, and China, ept GmbH is also a major player in electrical connectors around the world.
A groundbreaking ceremony led by the Guglhör family back in 2012 marked the symbolic beginning of the expansion of ept’s Buching plant. The founder, Bernhard Guglhör, and his son Thomas Guglhör, who is currently president of ept, made this move in response to increasing demand and a growing influx of orders for connectors.
ept GmbH received a Supplier Award from the Continental Automotive Group for its outstanding achievements in the area of ‘electromechanics/plastic-mechatronics.’ The award was presented to Thomas Guglhör, President of ept GmbH, by Dr. E. Degenhard, CEO of Continental AG, on 17 July 2014 during a suppliers conference in Prague.