OBO Bettermann Holding GmbH & Co.KG

We are the world market leader for cable tray systems with the screwless Magic® connection as well as for underfloor systems for industrial use.

When it comes to the smooth flow of power, energy and data, engineers and tradesmen in many places around the world rely on the OBO Bettermann product range. With the brand statement „Building Connections“, OBO combines over  30,000 high-quality electrical engineering brand products and services into application-oriented solutions for projects in industry, commerce and infrastructure facilities.

All over the world, OBO products protect people and buildings against damages caused by fire lightning, fire and surges, secure the reliable flow of energy in complex technical infrastructures and lead data flows through  large administration buildings. OBO also offers comprehensive system solutions for forward-looking sectors such as photovoltaics, wind energy and data centres. Digital tools, such as the OBO Construct product configurator or the myOBO app, support tradespeople, planners and electrical installers in their day-to-day work.

OBO is internationally active and employs around 4,200 people in over 60 countries. The headquarters of the family-owned company, founded in 1911, is in Menden. 40 subsidiaries and agencies create a presence in markets on all continents. Production sites outside Germany are located in Hungary, Switzerland, the Netherlands, India, the USA, Great Britain and South Africa. In recent years, the company has more than doubled its sales to approximately 750 million euros.

At OBO, state-of-the-art production facilities and constant process optimization build the basis for high-quality products. A igh production depth and strong process automation ensure  flexibility and efficiency.

The largest investment in the company’s history was put into operation in 2011: At the Metal Competence Center in Menden, more than 24 million meters of cable tray systems are manufactured each year on an area of 30,000 square meters. With the most modern hot-dip galvanizing plant in Europe, a production site was created that now operates in three shifts.


Cable support systems Magic




World wide: 4200

Germany: 1200

South Westphalia: 1100

Sales Volume

2022: 750 Mio. €



Founding of the company at today’s site in Menden


The brand name OBO is born: It goes back to innovative metal anchors that can be fixed to the wall without drilling – in German: “Ohne Bohren”


OBO launches the Magic® mesh cable tray: It is the first pluggable, screwless cable tray  system on the market


OBO celebrates its 100th anniversary with the opening of the Metal Competence Center in Menden, where Europe’s most modern hot-dip galvanizing plant can be found on an area of 30,000 square meters


After a 15-month construction period, the 5,000-square-meter Europa Forum is opened at the Hungarian site in Bugyi, 25 km south of the Hungarian capital. With 1,150 employees, Bugyi is one of the most important and most modern production companies


OBO Bettermann Holding GmbH & Co.KG
Hüingser Ring 52

Phone +49 2373 891641

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