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About us

About us

Welcome to the inventor of Powerelements

Würth Elektronik ICS is the specialist in PCB connection technology and the technology leader in press-fit technology. In the early 1980s, we invented power supply terminals for PCB connection, known as Powerelements. This was an important pioneering achievement and set the standards for the high current contacting of printed circuit boards.

In more than 35 years, we have built up enormous know-how in the development and processing of Powerelements and have successfully produced millions of Powerelements for our customers.

Today, with more than 3,000 Powerelements, we offer the largest portfolio on the market, both as standard and customized solutions. We advise and guide our customers on the way to the right solution. Trust us as a competent partner and develop solutions for your demanding projects together with us.

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WE make the difference!

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Product

For more than four decades, we have been continuously developing our Powerelements. Robust, reliable and proven millions of times over, they offer outstanding electrical and mechanical properties, as well as flexible application options - from power supply to electrical and mechanical connections.

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Service

We support you on the way to your Powerelement with our comprehensive range of services. Whether it's free samplies, customization of Powerelements or the joint development of an optimal solution for your project – your requirements determine our commitment.                                                             

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Competence

Since the invention of Powerelements more than 40 years ago, we have developed valuable know-how in processing technologies, especially in press-fit technology, as well as countless solutions for connecting components to the PCB and have applied them ourselves in many projects. With this know-how we can support you in your project.

For industries full of power

Powerelements have a wide range of applications. Basically, they are used wherever high currents are transmitted. They are used worldwide in a wide variety of industries and are valued by well-known international corporations as well as by niche and specialty suppliers. The robust and durable Powerelements withstand the highest demands and are therefore preferred by the following industries in particular:

  • Electric & hybrid vehicle manufacturers
  • Renewable energy providers
  • Industrial solutions providers
  • Mobile & communication technology providers
  • Take advantage of our comprehensive product offering and our world-class service to meet your technology challenges.
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The company Würth Elektronik ICS

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In addition to Powereleemnts Würth Elektronik ICS (Intelligent Power & Control Systems) also offers standardized and customized electronic and electromechanical system solutions such as:

  • Central electrical units and power boxes
  • Electronic controllers
  • HMI systems

These are characterized by their compactness, cost-effectiveness and intelligent, robust design and have convinced many well-known manufacturers of mobile machines and commercial vehicles. 

We advise and support our customers from the initial idea to the production-ready product and beyond so that they can secure sustainable technical and economic competitive advantages. 

As a member of the Würth Elektronik Group, we have been at home in the idyllic Hohenlohe region for more than 40 years. We have subsidiaries all over the world. This means that we are always exactly where our customers need us. For results that bring lasting success, make life easier and inspire in the long term - true to our motto "More than you expect".

More than you expect

Our philosophy and motivation to exceed your expectations

A partnership service philosophy that allows us to guide and advise our customers throughout the entire product life cycle. By deploying qualified engineers, we guarantee proximity to our customers, resulting in a relationship that extends from the first customer meeting to order processing and training of customer's teams. All our efforts are focused on our ambition to exceed your expectations: "more than you expect".

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Powerelements
All products

(LF) PowerOne

Ideal for versatile & customizable applications

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(LF) PowerTwo

Ideal for through-bolt connectors, especially for high bolt-on forces

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PowerLamella

Ideal for connections with Radsok connectors and high contact overlap of the lamella contacts

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PowerRadSok

Ideal for connections with lamella connectors and high contact overlap of the lamella contacts

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PowerFlex

Ideal for combinations of screw and Faston flat connectors in conjunction with low weight requirements

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LF PowerPlus

Ideal for increased torque requirements (from 4Nm), lower weight requirements, and automated processing operations

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LF PowerBasket

Ideal for multiple plugging cycles with low plugging forces, high position tolerance and low weight requirements

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PowerCover

Ideal for the protection of Powerelements (rotation and contact protection)

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