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November 2019

CONNECT - special wall suspension element for storing enclosures

A special holder for the CONNECT is now available for wall mounting. The enclosure range consists of 3 different sizes, in the colours off-white and black, which differ only in length. With these holders, the equipment can be stored securely and easily after use. A cutout on the underside of the new accessory makes it easy to store wired devices.

CONNECT

November 2019

EASYTEC - Flanged enclosures for the IIoT and smart sensor applications

The basis of the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and the IoT is to make things smarter by making them communicate with each other. The focus here is on sensors which are embedded in the devices and which constantly gather and centrally deliver data concerning machinery and special work scenarios or data about the entire value-added chain. The new EASYTEC wall-mounted enclosure series was developed specially for these modern sensor applications.

EASYTEC

November 2019

STYLE-CASE holder for sizes S and M

In addition to the holder already available for the STYLE-CASE "L", it is now also available for the sizes "S" and "M". As an optional accessory, it can be used to store the enclosures securely. The holder can be screwed to the wall easily and quickly using 2 pre-formed oblong holes. For substrates such as furniture, for example, which would be damaged by drilling, a suitable adhesive film is offered as an alternative. The holders are available in black, RAL 9005, and traffic white, RAL 9016, to match the enclosure colours.

STYLE-CASE

November 2019

STYLE-CASE - new version without battery compartment

A further version of the highly polished STYLE-CASE housing series is now available in the size "L". Up to now, all enclosures were only available with a battery compartment fitted. The STYLE-CASE "L" is now also available in the colour traffic white without a battery compartment. The areas of application include all kinds of remote controls, including those used in medical technology and in many areas of industry.

STYLE-CASE

November 2019

EVOTEC - Extension of the family of enclosures

The robust EVOTEC family of enclosures has been extended by a further size. Two versions are available, with a high top part and a flat top part. The enclosures are in the colour off-white, RAL 9002, and have the following dimensions: 80 x 50 x 22 mm and 80 x 50 x 26 mm. The EVOTEC range of enclosures offers ideal conditions for harsh working environments thanks to its robust design and the advantage of an optional seal (for protection class IP 65).

EVOTEC

September 2019

SMART-CONTROL - The enclosure for the corner

The new SMART-CONTROL by OKW Gehäusesysteme is the first enclosure for easy installation in standard room corners. As a rule, the equipment is placed as high up on the ceiling as possible; this position is ideal for wide-area room monitoring, saves space and protects the equipment from damage. In addition, this enclosure range can be used both on the wall and on the desk at an ergonomically inclined angle.

The plastic enclosures are available in 2 sizes: 142 x 81 x 46 mm / 173 x 101 x 59 mm (each in H x W x D). The SMART-CONTROL is available from stock in the flame-resistant material ASA+PC-FR (UL 94 V-0) with high UV protection, in the colour RAL 9002 (off-white).

All about SMART-CONTROL

September 2019

The OKW Trainee Welcome Day - For a successful start to professional life

On 02.09.2019, a new phase began in the lives of our new trainees and students: they began their own vocational training.
Vocational training poses a new challenge for them in their lives to date. They have to stand on their own two feet, they earn their first money and can actively contribute their skills and ideas.

For a successful start into this new phase of their lives, OKW organised a Trainee Welcome Day on 10.09.2019, and 16 trainees from the OKW Group took part.

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September 2019

Individual laser marking

OKW Gehäusesysteme now also offers laser marking for numerous plastic enclosures and components from the standard range. It is ideal for individual labelling, identifying or marking.

In particular, very small machine-readable markings, e.g. QR codes, barcodes, consecutive numbering of individual parts and individual texts, can be carried out quickly and easily with laser marking.

Suitable materials are: ABS, ASA+PC, ASA+PC-FR, PC, PA, PA GF as well as aluminium.
The colours off-white, pebble grey, light grey, lava and black are suitable for particularly high-contrast marking - depending on the material.

Laser marking involves a colour change on the surface. Dark and light plastics turn grey at the points to be marked. Simply ask our experts. We shall be pleased to advise you!

Laser marking

August 2019

40 years okatron - 1979-2019

In 1979 the Schneider family started the okatron S.A. project together with three French partners: after the existing Paris-based distributor filed for insolvency and his employees were threatened with dismissal, OKW solved the problem by founding its own sales company on 8 April 1979. In the middle of turbulent Paris in the Rue Jean Jaures – with the participation of former employees of this partner.

Among them was Claude Steinmuller, who was initially hired as an expert for sales in the French market and who gradually took over the sole management of the company and successfully built up a sales network with offices in Lyon and Toulouse. In addition, he continuously expanded the product range, the sales brands and the workforce. The company headquarters were relocated to Villepinte on the outskirts of Paris.

In 2007, Claude Steinmuller cleared the way for the next generation: Christelle Goix, who had been close to the company for many years as an IT specialist and consultant, and who switched completely to okatron sales in 2006, took over the management. She refocused the company, its employees, infrastructure and processes on sales work on the market and on the projects of over 5.700 customers in France.

In this way, okatron sas consistently increased the sales of OKW and its other brands to a level of just under 2.2 million euro today. A separate modern building in Bussy Saint Georges was acquired using the company's own funds, and was occupied in 2012.

The technical consulting service for customers in their enclosure projects from the product range and in individualisation is today the core competence of okatron on the market, and also represents the benchmark in the international comparison of the sales companies of the group. For our customers in France, the name okatron sas has been a synonym for enclosure solutions for 40 years.

Congratulations to our team in Bussy and thanks to all the loyal companions and partners of our okatron!

June 2019

Expansion of capacities in digital printing

"With our investment in two additional digital printers, we are continuing our growth in the individualisation of our enclosures and tuning knobs," explains Production Manager Helmut Böhrer.

The printing capacity in the in-house processing centre has thus been doubled. With two digital printers each for the production of decor foils and for the digital printing of parts, OKW is now in an ideal position to serve a broad spectrum. This innovative technology easily meets the high standards of quality and precision.

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