Vaihingen/Enz, Germany

EKS Elektromagnetik GmbH

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


Company name
EKS Elektromagnetik GmbH    

Founding year (joined ETO)
1961 (1999)

Number of employees
101 - 500

Key focus areas

Products for
Automotive, industry, medical technology, plant engineering

Certifications, reports and approvals