The company „Albert Engel“ was founded as a company specialised in motor and amature winding.
Specialising in electric installation, home automation and communication systems. The brand “eks” was established.
Production and sales of the first fiber optic systems.
Ralph Engel becomes CEO in the third generation.
In the course of its 75th anniversary eks is celebrating the inauguration of the new offices. Another floor has been added to the production building on Schützenstrasse.
After being awarded as a finalist in 2009, eks Engel wins the Großen Preis des Mittelstandes of the Oskar-Patzelt-Stiftung and is able to prevail against more than 3500 German businesses.
80th anniversary of the company and inauguration of its new production hall which is 800 m2 big.
Establishment of the first subsidiary in Chicago, IL.
Market launch of the modular software platform e-mode.