The transformation of Pfisterer Holding AG into a European company (Societas Europaea, SE) was completed with the commercial register entry (HRB 790497) on 28 July 2023. The new legal form underlines PFISTERER’s positioning as a future-oriented international technology company for connection and contacting technology in power grids. At the same time, it represents a significant milestone for the further successful development of the company, independent of the founding family.
PFISTERER, a leading provider of energy infrastructure solutions, has made a significant product donation to Ukraine. This initiative is part of PFISTERER's commitment to providing rapid assistance to rebuild, repair, and strengthen the power grid in Ukraine. The donation was made possible in cooperation with the Service Desk Ukraine, an initiative by German Eastern Business Association (Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft), as well as the Blau-Gelbes Kreuz e.V. and the Energy Community Secretariat.
Nothing has shaped the development of the past 140 years like electrical energy. At PFISTERER, we make sure that the electricity goes where it is needed. For example, our products are used in wind turbines, substations, underground cable systems and overhead lines.
PFISTERER Holding AG welcomes Johannes Linden as new member of the Executive Board alongside Dr. Konstantin Kurfiss as of January 1, 2023. He will assume overall responsibility for Operations, Supply Chain Management, Finance, IT, HR, Corporate Governance, PMO as well as Legal and Compliance.
PFISTERER Kontaktsysteme GmbH has improved in the EcoVadis 2021 sustainability ratings by 25 points to reach 63. This takes PFISTERER to the top 12 percent of the companies reviewed. This is the result of constant efforts in the areas of ethics, employment conditions and environmental protection.
Since the beginning of the year, Küssnacht am Rigi has been the new central location for our approximately 160 employees in Switzerland. For the PFISTERER Group, which has been rooted in Switzerland for decades, this marks the start of a new era. At Küssnacht, we are uniting our divisions that were previously based in Malters and Altdorf, in a new technology and sales centre.
PFISTERER has sold its Rail division to Knill Energy Holding GmbH with effect from 28/12/2021. With this step, PFISTERER is focusing on its core competencies in the areas of components and systems for high-voltage overhead lines and underground cable networks.
100 years of PFISTERER – that’s 100 years of energy history. Together with our partners and customers, and with energy suppliers, municipal utilities and industrial enterprises, we have been shaping the future of the energy industry and driving the development of power grids worldwide, right from the very beginning. So we are looking to the future, even as we celebrate our anniversary year.
Spanish grid operator i-DE Redes Eléctricas Inteligentes, member of the Iberdrola Group, is using the advantages of the new oil and gas free retrofit terminations from PFISTERER for the renewal of its network infrastructure. They allow the existing cable to be retained when ageing terminations are replaced. Easy to install, they also safeguard the environment in the long term.