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Distrelec in numbers
Distrelec in Germany
The German subsidiary of Distrelec GmbH, was founded in 1949. Thanks to many long-term loyal clients and the sustained growth that they made possible, it is currently celebrating its 65th anniversary. Distrelec was founded in Switzerland in 1973, and since 1979 has been part of the listed Dätwyler Group.
The Distrelec Group
Thanks to organic growth and as a result of the acquisition of the German Schuricht GmbH in 2001 (now Distrelec GmbH) and the Swedish company Elfa in 2009 (now Elfa Distrelec), the Distrelec Group now employs 750 people.
Within the Dätwyler concern, Distrelec is organised in the Technical Components division employing around, 1,500 people. As a result, the division is one of the leading European high-service distributors of components and accessories in IT, electronics and engineering.