Brief profile of the location
EKS stands for “Elektromagnetik – Dr. Kniel – Dr. Scheuerer” to indicate the key expertise of the company and the surnames of the two founders, but also mechatronic products in small and medium-sized batches. Founded in 1961 in Vaihingen an der Enz, the company can look back on the successful development of the business as a specialist for actuators, electromagnets, displacement sensors and solenoid valves. Since 1999, the EKS Elektromagnetik GmbH has been part of the globally operating ETO GRUPPE.
A workplace in an inspiring region
The picturesque town with its medieval center and the view of Kaltenstein Castle is located directly on the Pforzheim-Stuttgart federal road and not far from the A 81.
Data and facts
EKS Elektromagnetik GmbH
Founding year (joined ETO)
Number of employees
101 - 500
Key focus areas
Automotive, industry, medical technology, plant engineering