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ELANTAS Electrical Insulation:
Focus on the Global Electrical and Electronics Industry, Global Market Leader in Primary and Secondary Insulation

ELANTAS produces insulating materials for the electrical and electronics industry. They are found in electric motors, household appliances, cars, generators, transformers, capacitors, digital cameras, wind mills, computers, lamps, circuit boards, and sensors, and help to ensure that product design engineers can construct eversmaller and more powerful electronic devices, thus saving materials and energy.

Owing to consistent research and development, continual development of insulating materials and processes, and the fact that ELANTAS has production facilities around the world, the division has established a leading international position for itself and is the world‘s leading manufacturer of wire enamels, impregnating resins and casting materials. This makes ELANTAS the preferred supplier for the electrical insulation industry and the main supplier to large international customers.

The division covers the markets through its business lines. The “Wire Enamels” business line offers solutions for various insulation requirements of the coated wire industry. The mechanical stabilization and secondary insulation of coated wire developments and the potting of electrical components are the focus of the business line “Electrical”. For the embedding, encapsulating or coating of electronic components, products of the “Electronic” business line are used.

The company is run as a holding company headquartered in the German town of Wesel and has seven independent manufacturing companies in all major regions of the world. In 2015 ELANTAS employed a total workforce of 977 and achieved sales of EUR 463,2 million.

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