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March 2018

Plug in your Future! The PowerTOP® Xtra family

As a specialist for plugs and sockets MENNEKES is known worldwide for setting standards. With the PowerTOP® Xtra it was always our claim to deliver the highest quality products for practical application. Previously available in...more

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March 2018

MENNEKES – MY POWER CONNECTION

As a specialist for industrial plugs and sockets and a pioneer in electromobility, MENNEKES is shaping with you the market of the future. Driven by the courage to change and the enthusiasm for innovation. MENNEKES has the energy...more

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March 2018

EverBOX GRIP - The new approach to mobile distribution!

For us at MENNEKES the intensive dialogue with our customers is the most important driving force for innovation and developments.This enables us to respond individually and flexibly to specific requirements. Moreover it...more

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March 2016

AMAXX® Your Industry! With solutions for Industry 4.0

The term "Industry 4.0" was created in Germany in 2011 describing the beginning of the era of the fourth industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 is about intelligent networking and informatisation of manufacturing...more

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March 2016

Charge up your day!

Intelligent eMobility charging solutions by MENNEKESWith MENNEKES, the specialist for intelligent eMobility charging solutions, you charge up your day. Today, many thousands of charging points by MENNEKES are in daily operation...more

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March 2016

AMAXX® Your Industry!

Receptacle combinations for worldwide use AMAXX® receptacle combinations by MENNEKES are versatile and highly customisable. Therefore, AMAXX® is in operation worldwide in various fields. Even under adverse conditions. The slogan...more

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January 2015

Mennekes cooperates with Hensel in Poland

Hensel and Mennekes ramp up their distribution activities in Poland From January 2015, Hensel Polska Sp. z.o.o. in Poznan, the Polish subsidiary of Lennestadt-based Hensel International GmbH, will strengthen its portfolio even...more

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March 2015

Designed experience – the new AMTRON® wallboxes from Mennekes

Mennekes, one of the leading suppliers of charging systems for electric vehicles, has expanded its comprehensive range of charging stations with a new generation of wallboxes. AMTRON® wallboxes are state-of–the-art with regard to...more

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March 2014

AMAXX® receptacle combinations – suspended models now available

Receptacle combinations in six different enclosure sizes that may be fully equipped – this is AMAXX® by Mennekes. In an attractive, distinctive design, in many variations for almost all applications. AMAXX® receptacle...more

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September 2013

Type 2 charging systems with shutter

1. Integrated solution for Europe Around the world, three different charging systems are standardised for the connection of electric vehicles. These are defined in standard IEC 62196-2 and are not compatible with each other....more

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September 2013

Electric mobility on the Advance: Mennekes supplies 800 charging points for major project in Oslo

Kirchhundem / Oslo. Electric mobility in Europe is picking up speed. Ever since the recommendation from the EU Commission for the charging plug developed by Mennekes as a common standard for the whole of Europe, the creation of a...more

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September 2013

The small charging in between – Safe charging with the right charging cable for mode 2

Mennekes, global supplier of industrial plugs and sockets and developer of the worldwide standardized charging plug “Type 2” which is recommended for use across the whole of Europe, is introducing in partnership with Siemens, a...more

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Chancellor briefed on European charging plug standard

During her visit on 27 May to the international ‘Electric Mobility Going Global’ conference in Berlin, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel was shown the so-called ‘Type 2’ charging couplers for electric vehicles. Foto: Soeren...more

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April 2013

EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger visits Mennekes

On 9th April, the EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger visited Mennekes’ exhibition stand at the Hanover trade fair. From left to right: Christopher Mennekes (managing partner), Walter Mennekes (managing partner), EU Energy...more

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January 2013

Type 2 charging plug proposed as the common standard for Europe

The EU Commission in Brussels opted for a Europe-wide common charging coupler system for electric vehicles. In the proposed directive published on 24 January, the Type 2 charging plug developed by Mennekes was recommended for use...more

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October 2012

Steinmeier visits Mennekes in Kirchhundem

On 31 October, company Mennekes welcomed Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Kirchhundem. The chairman of the SPD's parliamentary group in the Bundestag had accepted Walter Mennekes’ invitation to visit them. The two have known each...more

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October 2012

The solution for Europe: type 2 charging sockets with or without shutter

One factor of success to enforce electric mobility is a simple and uniform charging of electric vehicles across Europe. This requires a Europe-wide definition of a consistent system for the charging connection. But up to now the...more

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September 2012

Ready for the Future with a New High-bay Warehouse

Mennekes invests 3 million euros in the factory location Neudorf  On September 19th, the new Technoplast high-bay warehouse in Neudorf was officially brought into service. For this event, the company of the Mennekes Group...more

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“Namaste, India!” – Mennekes Has New Subsidiary in India

With the traditional Indian greeting, Mennekes Electric India Pvt. Ltd. has now begun operating in the Indian metropolis of Chennai. With over a billion inhabitants, India, as one of the BRIC nations, has enormous potential. With...more

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July 2012

Mennekes Stecker GmbH & Co. KG is certified for the requirements of the automotive industry

The Mennekes-Stecker GmbH & Co. KG, a subsidiary of the Mennekes-group, was recently certified according to ISO/TS 16949 and has therefore rendered proof that it meets all requirements that the automotive industry has to a...more

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June 2012

Mennekes announces new subsidiary in China

A 1.8 million Euro investment in the provincial metropolis of Nanjing – Mennekes will maintain a smaller interest in the current joint venture  Kirchhundem/Nanjing, At the start of March 2012 a new subsidiary of the...more

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April 2012

System program of charging stations for any demand - short version

As a pioneer for electric mobility solutions and leading supplier of charging systems, Mennekes presents the most extensive system program of charging stations for any requirement: ranging from sets with control panel and...more

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April 2012

System program of charging stations for any demand - long version

As a pioneer for electric mobility solutions and leading supplier of charging systems, Mennekes presents the most extensive system program of charging stations for any requirement: ranging from sets with control panel and...more

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April 2012

Mennekes presents a new product portfolio for use in Zone 22

As from now, Mennekes, the leading manufacturer of standardized, industrial plugs and receptacles, once again offers a range of products intended for installation in areas exposed to the risk of explosive dusts, now focusing on...more

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November 2011

Charging infrastructure for electric vehicles Bosch and Mennekes sign cooperation agreement

• Mennekes charge spots can be integrated in eMobility Solution • Open system interfaces promote the development of e-mobility   Waiblingen /Kirchhundem - Bosch Software Innovations GmbH and Mennekes Elektrotechnik...more

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June 2011

Comprehensive: SWU and car2go electromobilize Ulm and Neu-Ulm

Establishment of a public charging infrastructure in Ulm/Neu-Ulm smart fortwo electric drive can be rented from car2go for the first time Tank up with SWU NaturStrom for free until the end of 2012 SWU Stadtwerke Ulm/Neu-Ulm GmbH...more

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April 2011

EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger impressed by Mennekes charging couplers

On 7th April 2011 EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger visited the Mennekes booth at the MobiliTec Trade Fair in Hannover. Managing Director Volker Lazzaro explained to him the advantages and characteristics of the plugs and...more

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February 2011

Intelligent charging stations as a key to electric mobility

In connection with regenerative energy sources, electric vehicles are going to ensure the future of mobility. A uniform connection technology allows effortless charging of vehicle batteries in any location to ensure international...more

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November 2010

Electric mobility: Mennekes VDE-tested charging plug system

The VDE has awarded its test seal for the first electric mobility charging plug system. The developer of the international draft standard, Mennekes Elektrotechnik GmbH & Co. KG, has successfully submitted a charging cable...more

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September 2010

Double ÖkoGlobe award for Mennekes

Mennekes was presented with two awards at the fourth ÖkoGlobe awards ceremony in Cologne in September. The jury presented the Personality of the Year Award to the Sauerland region businessman, Walter Mennekes, in...more

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April 2010

Chancellor Merkel visits Mennekes at the Hanover Trade Fair

Angela Merkel informs herself about the development of electro-mobility Although Chancellor Angela Merkel, due to the considerable disruptions effecting international air traffic, was not able to open the trade fair herself...more

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April 2010

AMAXX® Evolution - Energy, Industrial Ethernet and Automation in one Enclosure System

Another member joined the AMAXX® product family and turned out to be a real all-rounder. The first modular AMAXX® energy distributors were presented to the expert public as early as 2006 and soon became a triumphant...more

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April 2010

PowerTOP® Xtra

Extra fast, extra handy, extra protected. With PowerTOP® Xtra, MENNEKES now introduces the advanced development of the proven PowerTOP series for plugs and connectors in 63A and 125A. It is even faster to...more

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April 2010

Intelligent charging stations as the key to electric mobility

Electric vehicles harnessing renewable energy will be the key to our future mobility. Standardised technology already makes it possible to recharge the batteries of electric cars wherever they may be, thereby conferring...more

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April 2010

The perfect screwless connection for any plug and receptacle

Mennekes have extended their range of screwless receptacles. In addition to 16A receptacles, 32A receptacles are now available with screwless TwinCONTACT connections. The various types of connection available from ...more

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New catalogue design from Mennekes makes a day's work easier

It's out at last - Mennekes' new "Plugs for the World" german Catalogue, complete with a brand-new design and a revamped structure, is a gleaming, 416-page publication in hardback. Despite the huge strides made by...more

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April 2010

Mennekes is Charting the Course for the Future on its 75th Anniversary

Walter Mennekes believes that "only those who know where they came from can know where they are going". "We are an international company with firm roots in the German Sauerland region. Kirchhundem is not simply a...more

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