KATEK – Lead the category

Katek – Lead the category


The internationally active KATEK Group is among the leading electronics service providers in Europe. Its approx. 2,300 employees at locations in Germany and Eastern Europe and give the KATEK Group a turnover of around 350 million euros. Its range of services covers the entire life cycle of electronic assemblies and devices from development to material and project management to production to testing technology and logistics to after-sales service.

Member of Primepulse.

KATEK represents the electronics business area of PRIMEPULSE, a Munich-based technology-oriented investment holding that actively supports the growth ambitions of its Group companies. PRIMEPULSE pools the management and transformation experience of the founders and business leaders of CANCOM and the AL-KO Group, both of which are internationally active and have more than 25 years of digital competence.

Vision and mission

We want to expand our market position quickly and become one of the leading EMS players in Germany and Europe.

Any size, Any time.

We make the best electronics available to our customers, especially when speed, flexibility, and quality are needed.


We have a clear focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) market of the future. IoT applications and embedded systems will drive growth over the next few years. Our electronics expertise is reflected in numerous “smart” everyday products. This puts us in an excellent position to take advantage of our expected market potential both organically and inorganically.

Excellence, available.

We guarantee first-class quality with software-driven processes we have developed that address the issues of databases and testing technology. We practice a zero-error philosophy, and our high commitment to perfection has secured the KATEK Group a top position in the EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) market.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Katek SE and Katek GmbH?2019-04-18T15:49:57+02:00

In Katek SE, we pool our EMS subsidiaries, one of which is Katek GmbH, whose name has already been well-accepted on the market.

What does KATEK’s reorganization mean for the company and its customers and partners?2019-04-18T15:49:02+02:00

Katek SE’s subsidiaries (Katek GmbH in Grassau, Steca Elektronik GmbH in Memmingen, and ETL Elektrotechnik Lauter GmbH in Mauerstetten) act as independent companies – quick, agile, flexible, and entrepreneurial – with maximum proximity to clients. At the same time, they and their clients benefit from synergies created by central control of such areas as sales/marketing and purchasing and the establishment of competence centers – for such areas as development and testing technology – that are used by all Group members.

How will KATEK be deployed in the future?2019-04-18T15:49:22+02:00

The EMS activities of Katek GmbH, Steca Elektronik GmbH, and ETL Elektrotechnik Lauter GmbH will be pooled under the well-known KATEK brand and marketed jointly in the future. We will use this arrangement to create a very strong, effective unit.

Who is behind Katek SE and the Katek Group?2019-04-18T15:48:39+02:00

Katek SE, which is headquartered in Munich, functions as a holding company for the Katek Group, which currently has three EMS subsidiaries: Katek GmbH in Grassau, Steca Elektronik GmbH in Memmingen, and ETL Elektrotechnik Lauter GmbH in Mauerstetten.