Quality down to the finest detail

We develop and produce electronics that meets the requirements of our customers.

From your inquiry until the production in our own factory you receive everything from a single source. Our customers includes companies from all industrial branches. Also we supply well-known customers in the household appliance market and industrial sector for more than 50 years.

Our main office is in Althengstett/Germany. Our development team as well as the sales, quality, purchasing and shipping department is located in Althengstett. The focus is always on a constant high quality standard.

Our services


Product development

Our development team fulfills your requirements optimally according to your specifications. From the inquiry to the start of production of your product, we ensure the complete process.


EMS Service

With our 8 SMD production lines in shift operation, we can react more flexible to market requirements. Of course our processes meet the current quality standards.

System Montage

System assembling

We are not only specialized Electronic assembly, we are also able to produce your final product. Therefore our customers are more independent and prices are cost-efficient.


Plastic Injection moulding & Tool manufacturing

In our own engineering department, we can realize even complex forms. Afterwards with our own plastic injection moulding machines, prototypes can be produced quickly.So your requests can be implemented easily.


Software solutions

Addionally to hardware solutions we also take care of  your software solutions. The programming of firmware in microcontrollers are also a part of our service. Furthermore we develop our own test systems and fully test the hardware and software before delivery.


Cable Manufacturing

Our own cable manufacturing line not only shortens the supply chain, but also prevents the purchase of expensive cable harnesses from suppliers. In our production we process various cable types.

Our History

The company Kurz Elektronik GmbH was founded in 1965 by Gerhard Kurz. The focus at that time was on development and manufacturing of electronic controls and switches for household appliances. Over the years further product areas were added: Industrial applications, renewable energies and battery management systems. What once began in a garage is now a global company.


1965 Kurz Elektronik GmbH was founded

The company Kurz started with self-developed oil pumps, electronic switches and signal lamps.

1993 UAB Litalka was founded

The foundation of UAB Litalka was an important milestone in production.It enabled the Company Kurz GmbH to produce large scale series.

2008 Kurz Haian was founded

Production and delivery of the asian market.

2016 Integration in Prettl Group

2016 Kurz Elektronik is part of the Prettl group, a global group of companies with over 9500 employees.

Part of the Prettl group


Automotive, Appliance Solutions, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up - these are the five business segments of the PRETTL Group. Since 2016, Kurz Elektronik has been part of the Prettl Group with over 9500 employees worldwide. Thus, the milestone has been laid to cover further areas of the electronics industry.

Company Policy

Our Company Policy

The top management determines the following measures:

- The top management and its employees are committed to doing everything in their power to harmonize the name Kurz Elektronik with quality, quality awareness, environmental awareness and reliability.

- Top management and its employees are obliged to observe all relevant laws, ordinances and regulations.

- Our company policy is aimed at supplying only faultless products.

  • The top management is committed to continuously monitor and evaluate the QMS and EMS on a regular basis in order to adapt the QMS and EMS to corrective, preventive and improvement measures.
    Top management is committed to promoting quality and environmental awareness among employees, integrating and training employees so that everyone can understand and apply the processes and objectives of the QMS and EMS.
    We want to present ourselves to our customers as an important supplier and competent partner.
    We want to supply our customers with a constant, very high quality and at the same time offer a price in line with the market.
    We want to further expand our market position and consider the wishes of our customers.
    We want the quality and safety of our products to be taken into account at the development stage.
    We want satisfied employees who identify with the goals of our company and represent these goals internally and externally.
    We want every employee to have the necessary initiative to eliminate these points when mistakes and improvements are detected and that solutions are developed in a team.
    We regard our employees as our most valuable asset and want a positive working atmosphere.
    We want to build up a cooperative partnership with important suppliers.
    For us, the preservation of our natural environment and the livelihoods of future generations is a particular concern. The responsibility for environmental protection, under consideration of legal and official regulations, lies therefore in our enterprise directly with the management.
    We will use energy in a targeted and economical manner and minimise the occurrence of residual materials, waste, environmentally harmful emissions and waste water through appropriate technical and organisational measures. Our goal is a continuous improvement of environmental protection in our company.
    We take the necessary precautions to avoid emissions caused by incidents and undertake to inform ourselves competently and comprehensively about the environmental effects of our activities.
    Environmental protection is an essential management task.
    Our responsibility in dealing with the environment requires the identification and evaluation of environmental aspects and programs.
    We provide all the necessary means to achieve our goals and to implement our corporate policy
    The management evaluates itself and the degree of compliance with the standard in the company.
    Management is committed to continuous improvement and further development of the management system.

We present our corporate goals measurably and publish them. Progress is monitored by top management.

For quality planning we use the following measures to achieve lasting quality improvements:

The quality-relevant features and the technical production requirements are coordinated and planned together with the customer.
A test protocol or test plan is created for each product, the content of which is based on the customer's specifications.
Our processes are monitored by SPC and our machines are monitored by MFU.



International Norm DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

As a supplier of electronic control systems and a global system supplier, the fulfillment of quality standards is our top priority.

Environment Certificate ISO 14001:2015

Climate-friendly working conditions is a continous process we follow in the company Kurz Elektronik GmbH. Our long term goal is to optimize every step in production process in order to avoid environmental pollution.


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    Industriestraße 20
    D-75382 Althengstett


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