Company Information

Hirschmann Automation and Control

New Building 415x172

Hirschmann's "Headquarters of the Americas"
Chambersburg, PA

From our new 35,000 sq. ft. facility, we service the entire western hemisphere.

As a specialist in automation, control and networking systems, Hirschmann Automation and Control offers a complete, integrated structure for data communication throughout the company.

A wide product range

The product range includes network components for Ethernet, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet through fibre interfaces for different field bus systems up to electrical actuator and sensor connectors.

Hirschmann is also a leader in controls, load indication and load moment indicators marketed under the brand names Hirschmann, PAT and KRÜGER.

Worldwide subsidiaries

Hirschmann has its own production plants in Germany and Hungary as well as subsidiaries in numerous European countries and Asia.

Milestones in Hirschmann's history:


1924 - The Hirschmann company is founded in Esslingen, DEU

1930 - Industrial production starts in Esslingen, DEU

1956 - Construction of the main production plant in Neckartenzlingen, DEU

1965-2004 - Growth of production plants and subsidiaries in Europe and Asia

1997 - Hirschmann becomes part of Rheinmetall AG (Duesseldorf, DEU)

1999 - Foundation of the Automation and Network Solutions division

2002 - Acquisition of PAT GmbH , division Electronic Control Systems

2004 - HgCapital (locations in London and Frankfurt) acquires Hirschmann

2005 - Foundation of Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH

2007 - Hirschmann becomes part of Belden (St. Louis, MO)

2007 - Hirschmann opens its new facility in Chambersburg, PA

Hirschmann Automation and Control

1540 Orchard Drive
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone: (717) 263-7655
Fax: (717) 263-7845

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