Creating connections for three decades

rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH manufactures challenging electromechanical sub-assemblies and cable assemblies, customer-specific and in accordance with international standards.

Experienced, reliable, innovative

Over 30 years of experience pays off – for you. Ever since its foundation in 1991, rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH has established itself as a reliable partner and supplier for its customers in the aerospace, mechanical engineering and medical technology sectors.

rmw supplies these industries with challenging electromechanical and cable assemblies and offers them design-supporting services. rmw also supports them in the development and construction of test equipment and in preparing of drawings and BOMs. Cable systems, complex assemblies or services are delivered to the highest possible standards which fulfil the requirements of both the business partners and rmw itself.

Printed flags outdoors stand for Thuringia, rmw and the town Crossen an der Elster.

Incentive and claim: the rmw spirit

Technology enthusiasm is the engine that drives the rmw people every single day, the desire to realise ideas and innovative projects together with business partners is the fuel. The goals of the customers set the direction – and they are the highest motivation.

rmw as your quality supplier is therefore characterised by:

  • Teamwork
  • Motivation
  • Innovation
  • Creativity
  • Partnership
  • Sustainability

rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH – facts and figures


  • More than 30 years of experience in the industry
  • Almost 200 employees at three locations
  • A total of 3,300 m² production area and 2,200 m² storage area incl. warehouse shuttle
  • More than 13,000 articles in stock
  • More than 1,000,000 assemblies manufactured every year
  • Almost 150 active customers from all over the world

Portfolio and technology

  • Electromechanical Systems
  • Cable assembly
  • Development support
  • Extensive machinery
  • Laser-based cable marking
  • FDM 3D printing
  • HotMelt


  • ISO 9001
  • Certification for aviation according to DIN EN 9100/AS9100
  • UL certification
  • FAI according to EN 9102


Blue icon from gear wrench represents mechanical engineering and equipment manufacturing industries


Blue icon of heart and curve stands for the industries Medical Technology & Life Science

Medical technology & life science

Blue icon "Taking off airplane" stands for the industry aerospace

& aerospace

Blue shield icon stands for Defense & Security

& security

Blue icon of gear and leaf stands for the industry Green Technology


Connecting services – for almost 150 active customers

For three decades, rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH has grown steadily. Today, almost 160 employees at three locations are enough to optimally execute even extensive orders. At the same time, the size of the company is just right for acting flexibly, promptly and customer oriented. The favourable location near the Hermsdorfer Kreuz (motorway A9 and A4) as well as the Leipzig/Halle airport is another advantage that literally connects.

rmw branches

drone shot rmw branch I - management and production

Branch I –
Management and Production

Branch II –
Centre for Aeronautical Production

drone shot rmw branch II - Centre for Aeronautical Production
drone shot rmw branch III - distribution

Branch III – Distribution

rmw: three decades of milestones

rmw production building location 1 in its founding period January 1992


In May 1991, rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH is founded after originating from the Carl Zeiss Jena Group.

Young rmw group at the Elektromechanika fair 1993

Trade fair appearance Elektromechanika 93

At the rmw exhibition stand at Elektromechanika 1993.

ISO 9002 certification in 1994

Initial DIN ISO certification

First certification by VDE according to DIN ISO 9002/05.90

View into the production of assemblies for medical technology customers

Medical technology

The first assemblies for customers in the medical technology sector are manufactured.

View of the new warehouse shuttle building of rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH

New warehouse shuttle

The new storage shuttle is installed in branch 1.

Construction phase: View of the extension to the production hall at the site

More space, more employees

The medical technology production area is expanded – and the 100th employee is hired.

View of the rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH site in Hartmannsdorf 2001

Contract signed with Airbus

The starting signal for the aviation division and the foundation stone for a long-standing and trusting cooperation.

drone shot rmw branch III - distribution

Opening of branch 3

Expansion and relocation of the sales department to site 3 and establishment of a production area primarily for equipment manufacturing.

Document DIN EN 9100:2003 Certification

Initial EN certification

First certification by DQS according to EN 9100:2003

View of the annex for aviation components at site II

More space for aviation

The production area for aviation components is extended to 1400 m².

View of banner on fence: rmw invites to open day

20 years of rmw

rmw celebrates its 20th anniversary.

View of the extension to site II: centre for aviation production

Doubling the production area

Once again, the production area for aviation customers is expanded and doubled to 2800 m².

25th anniversary banner with slogan "We create connections" in front of globe in the background

25 and 175

In 2016 rmw celebrates two anniversaries: the 25th anniversary and the hiring of the 175th employee.

Portrait Dietmar Körner, new Managing Director of rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH

New management

Dietmar Körner is appointed managing director.

Looking over the shoulder: employee scans barcode for production order

Digitalisation in production

Introduction of the location recognition system for tracking all production orders.

View into the lift shaft of the new goods lift

New goods lift

Renewal of the 60-year-old lift in the main plant, branch 1.

Detail view: printed BDE number on article


To improve traceability, the PDC number of the production order is printed on the articles.

Close-up: FDM 3D printing

3D printing

rmw is breaking new technological ground with FDM 3D printing.

30 years rmw logo in the typical technology-blue and rmw-red

30 years of rmw Kabelsysteme GmbH

Reason to celebrate: Highest demands on precision and innovation, quality and customer orientation serve rmw as a guiding principle and incentive – today and for the next 30 years.