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

1999

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

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-pin trailer connector

2014

Development of the world’s first 100% watertight 13-pin 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 of a new connector system for passenger cars and light utility vehicles for the North American market with one of the biggest car manufacturers in the United States

2017

90th company anniversary