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WISKA manufactures electrical equipment, lighting products and CCTV camera surveillance systems for shipbuilding, diverse industries and trade. Founded in Hamburg in 1919, as a shipbuilding supplier, WISKA started with the production of brass installation material. Already in the mid-1920´s, first plastic cable glands were produced for the industry sector. Today, the family company employs over 260 people worldwide.

Facts and Figures

The product range includes, for example, searchlights, floodlights, reefer container sockets, cable entries, junction boxes and switches, completed by digital CCTV technology. WISKA operates its own research and development facilities and production plants next-door at its headquarters in Germany and has a global network of representatives and subsidiaries who ensure a quick and effective on-site customer service.

Company Profile

Headquarters:
 
WISKA Hoppmann GmbH
Kisdorfer Weg 28, 24568 Kaltenkirchen, Germany
 
Foundation: 1919 in Hamburg, Germany
 
Management:   Family-owned and –operated company in third generation
Ronald Hoppmann, Tanja Hoppmann (brother and sister)
 
Employees: 260 employees across the globe
210 of them in Germany
Growth in employees of 39 % since 2010 in Germany
Growth in employees of 48 % since 2010 worldwide
20 apprentices at WISKA
More than 17 % of our WISKA family have completed their apprenticeship in our company
 
Subsidiaries:




 
WISKA UK Ltd. – founded 2000
WISKA India Pvt. Ltd. – founded 2009
WISKA Systems Ibérica, S. L. – founded 2011
WISKA América SRL – founded 2013
WISKA Electric Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. – founded 2013
 
Core Business: Industry, shipbuilding and trade supplier of electrical installation material,
lighting and camera surveillance (CCTV)
 
Products:
 
 

Industry electrical equipment: cable entries, junction boxes

Maritime lighting and electrical equipment: searchlights, floodlights, luminaires, cable glands, junction boxes, switches, sockets, explosion-proof products, CCTV cameras

WISKA is one of the market leaders for reefer container sockets and also market leader in camera surveillance on container vessels (CCTV)
 

Distribution: Global network of subsidiaries, agents and own representatives, area-wide sales force in Germany 
 
Turnover:

 
2010: 20 Mill. Euro
2011: 23 Mill. Euro
2012: 28 Mill. Euro
2013: 33 Mill. Euro
2014: 41 Mill. Euro
2015: 42,5 Mill. Euro
2016: 37 Mill. Euro
2017: 36 Mill. Euro (expected)
 
Research & Development / Production: Own research and development department, 
manufacturing and assembly, testing laboratory, 
logistic centre at headquarter´s site
 
Quality & Environment:

 
ISO 9001:2008
ISO 14001:2004
ATEX Policy 94/9/EG

 



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