1950–1979

Historie

1899-1949 1950-1979 1980-2008
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The company expands to 1,500 employees and generates sales of DM 30 million. It sets up its first foreign sales company in Belgium. By now Moeller is represented by distribution partners in 42 countries of the world. In Austria, Prof. Dr. Ing. Biegelmeyer develops the residual-current circuit-breaker.

 

1950s

  Product innovations:
FAK foot and palm switches
Four-pole contactors
Compact circuit-breakers
Residual-current circuit-breakers
First fully insulation-enclosed power distribution system
PKZ motor-protective circuit-breakers

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The company generates sales of DM 100 million with a workforce of 2,800 employees, and sets up sales subsidiaries in Switzerland and South Africa.  

1960s

  The German Chancellor inaugurates the country's first colour broadcast by actuating an FAK foot and palm switch made by Moeller.
The RMQ range of control devices is launched on the market.
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The company now has 5,000 employees and establishes sales companies in Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Brazil, Japan, Australia and Zaire. Works are built in England, France and the USA.  

1970s

  Sales of contactors pass the 50 million mark.
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