• 1931

    The company „Albert Engel“ was founded as a company specialised in motor and amature winding.

  • 1962

    Specialising in electric installation, home automation and communication systems. The brand “eks” was established.

  • 1986

    Production and sales of the first fiber optic systems.

  • 1994

    Ralph Engel becomes CEO in the third generation.

  • 2006

    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.

  • 2010

    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.

  • 2011

    80th anniversary of the company and inauguration of its new production hall which is 800 m2 big.

  • 2014

    Ralph Engel wins the South Westphalian Entrepreneur Award 2014 in the category "Entrepreneur of the Year"

  • 2015

    Market launch of the modular software platform e-mode.

  • 2018

    Market launch of the PE-LIGHT system: Our ultra-compact, modular and multifunctional smart city system for installation in poles

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