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RAFI GmbH & Co. KG

Ravensburger Str. 128–134
88276 Berg/Ravensburg
Germany
P: +49 751 89-0
F: +49 751 89-1300

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RAFI has grown to become an international high-tech company with more than 100 years of history.

FACTS AND FIGURES

RAFI IN NUMBERS
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RAFI has grown to become an international high-tech company with more than 100 years of history. Naturally, we have our founder Ernst Bucher to thank for this, but also all the people who have made a valuable contribution since 1900 in Berg and all our other locations. 

Through our joint work, we have developed many innovations that have significantly advanced our company and the industry itself. Whether key switches, HMI systems or EMS solutions – RAFI has repeatedly succeeded in defining new standards. Find out more about our history, locations and networks here.

 

[Translate to Englisch:] Erfahren Sie mehr über Geschichte, Standorte und Netzwerke von RAFI

INNOVATION IS IN OUR GENES

THE BASIS OF OUR DEVELOPMENT

Continued growth, countless innovative products, and global expansion have always built a solid foundation. For us as a company, and also for our employees, our partners, and the future we share.

Milestones

1900
Ernst Bucher founds the “Institute for Electrical, Optical & Mechanical Engineering” in Ravensburg; Raimund Finsterhölzl is CEO

1908
Raimund Finsterhölzl (RaFi) acquires ownership of the company

1952
Staff: 64 employees, sales: EUR 0.8 million

1970
Development and production of the first RAFI keyboard

1983
Development and production of flat data entry systems

1987
RAFI becomes part of Hoesch AG, later Krupp-Hoesch

1994
RAFI is re-established as a private enterprise; Albert Wasmeier is the new shareholding partner

2012
RAFI’s own touch sensor production is established for capacitive operating systems

2015
RAFI Group: 2,273 employees

2020
The new owner is the asset management company Oaktree

RAFI - worldwide, close by
[Translate to Englisch:] RAFI- weltweit in der Nähe
OUR LOCATIONS

WORLDWIDE, CLOSE BY

With eight locations on three continents, RAFI can respond flexibly to inquiries. We have the right production facility for every project, and the right contact person nearby for every customer.

Our locations

RAFI GmbH & Co. KG

88276 Berg/Ravensburg
Germany
HMI and EMS
P: +49 751 89-0
info.headquarters@rafi-group.com

RAFI Eltec GmbH

88662 Überlingen
Germany
EMS
P: +49 7551 8000-0
info.eltec@remove-this.rafi-group.com

RAFI Systec GmbH & Co. KG

88339 Bad Waldsee
Germany
HMI and EMS
P: +49 7524 9728-0
info.systec@remove-this.rafi-group.com

RAFI Hungaria Kft.

5400 Mezötúr
Hungary
HMI and EMS
P: +36 563 51-352
info.hungaria@remove-this.rafi-group.com

További információk

RAFI Italia S.r.l.

20040 Cambiago (Mi)
Italy
HMI
P: +39 02 950 693-1
info.italia@rafi-group.com

RAFI USA Inc.

Lynnwood, WA 98037
USA
HMI
P: +1 425 670 630-0
info.usa@rafi-group.com

RAFI Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Shanghai 201103
China
HMI und EMS
P: +86 21 6477 2528
info.china@remove-this.rafi-group.com

RAFI Poland sp. z o.o.

65-268 Zielona Góra
Poland
Software development

FACTS & FIGURES

RAFI IN NUMBERS

Figures alone never completely describe a company. But they give you a good idea of the big picture.

  • 2,000 employees
  • 8 locations on 3 continents
  • More than 20 apprentices per year
  • 340 million EUR turnover

 

RAFI - 2000 employees worldwide
RAFI - STRONGER TOGETHER
NETWORKS AND PARTNERS

STRONGER TOGETHER

RAFI also realizes products in signaling and lighting technology based on the experience gained in LED technology for control systems. RAFI works very closely in this area with OSRAM-OS and is a reliable partner in the network “LED Light for you”.

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