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ODU is managed by Dr. Ing. Kurt Woelfl, Robert Klemisch and Dr. Josef Leitner. Together, they shape ODU’s motto: With creativity, inventiveness and innovative strength, we actively shape our company’s future and create value for our customers.
ODU pursues a consistent quality strategy that encompasses all stages of the development and production processes and all company divisions. In this context, we place a special emphasis on the control and optimization of our products, suppliers, and customer service. We see ourselves as a learning company – based on open and constructive communication that ensures maximum quality awareness and a high capacity for innovation.
Environmental protection enjoys a high priority at ODU. We are committed to continuously improving our environmental services, preventing environmental pollution and using natural resources sparingly. Our modern production facilities ensure that our manufacturing processes are as environmentally friendly and resource‐saving as possible across all phases. Certified as sustainable in accordance with the 14001 environmental standard.
There is magic in every beginning. The inventor Otto Dunkel quickly recognized the magic behind an everyday observation – and used it to develop the world’s first spring contact.
Founding of ODU Austria GmbH
Direct sales in Taiwan, South East Asia and New Zealand via ODU Hong Kong
Founding of ODU Korea Inc.
The new production building in Sibiu was completed on schedule in September 2018.
ODU opened a new production facility near Tijuana, Mexico.
Founding of the subsidiary ODU Japan K.K.
Founding of the subsidiary ODU Italia S.R.L.
Founding of the subsidiary ODU Denmark ApS
Founding of the Product Development Center (PDC) in Shanghai, China
Founding of the subsidiary ODU Romania Manufacturing SRL
Founding of ODU (Shanghai) Connectors Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Founding of ODU Scandinavia AB
Founding of the subsidiary ODU-France SARL
Founding of the subsidiary ODU-UK Limited
Founding of the subsidiary ODU-USA, Inc.
Founded by Otto Dunkel