Schaltbau Holding supplies products and technologies for rolling stock, rail infrastructure, automotive and other industrial applications based on direct current (DC). With over 70% of revenues coming from rail, Schaltbau should benefit from trends towards digitalisation and interconnectivity within this market segment. The ability to leverage leading DC-switching expertise as an expert for safety in rail also provides opportunities in new markets, such as new energy, e-mobility, DC industry and smart grids.
In this interview, current CEO Albrecht Köhler and his successor from 1 January 2021, Jürgen Brandes, discuss the effect of COVID-19, the management change and the trends that will support growth. Jürgen also explains Schaltbau Holding’s financial targets for the next few years.