Wire Products & Solutions

The history from the very beginning


1569

Anthoni Fournier in Nuremberg founded the first workshop for the manufacture of Lyonese Wares: finest metal threads and wires of gold and silver, and later on of silver plated and gold plated copper

1917

Merger of three succeeding companies into newly established Leonische Werke Roth-Nürnberg AG.

1931

Company name was changed to Leonische Drahtwerke AG, Nuremberg

Starting production of rubber sheathed cables


Plant Changzhou, China

1995

Foundation of LEONI Wire (Changzhou) Co. Ltd., Changzhou, China

Plant Temco Ltd., Cinderford, UK

1996

Acquisition of Temco Ltd., today in Cinderford, UK


1956

Started to manufacture cable assemblies

1969

Bad Kötzting, Germany plant is built

Plant Bad Kötzting, Germany

1990

Foundation of LEONI Wire Inc., Chicopee, USA

1991

Acquisition of aurnhammer+benedict GmbH & Co. KG, Weißenburg, Germany

Plant Chicopee, USA

1999

Establishment of a holding structure: Leonische Drahtwerke AG change the company’s name to LEONI AG and solely function as a holding company.

Three companies run the strategic business:

  • LEONI Draht GmbH & Co. KG
  • LEONI Kabel GmbH & Co. KG
  • LEONI Bordnetz-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG
Plant Weissenburg, Germany

aurnhammer+benedict company‘s name was changed to LEONI Draht GmbH, Weißenburg, Germany

Plant Haarländer, Roth, Germany

complete take-over of Haarländer GmbH, Roth, Germany (formerly part of aurnhammer+benedict)


Today

Plant Weissenburg is now the „control centre“ of the „LEONI Business Group Wire Products & Solutions“, a worldwide sales and production network of the facilities in Bad Kötzting (Germany), Chicopee (USA), Changzhou (China), Cinderford (UK) and Roth (Germany).

The “Wire Products” segment is developing, producing and supplying globally innovative copper and alloy based solutions in close cooperation with customers for electrical components applications and the cable industry.

Established in 2018, the “Solutions” segment provides innovative high quality products and engineering services for e-mobility, power trunking, heating and advanced wire solutions.


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