About Us


HOWAG is a well-established Swiss company with international experience and know-how in versatile cable solutions.

HOWAG is your reliable partner for cable confections, cable systems and assemblies. The company is furthermore well-known for trading high-quality cables.

Among our customers you will find engineering industries, IT- and telecom operators, security firms, energy production and distribution companies as well as medical product manufacturers.

Beside the classical “extended workbench” the highly qualified and motivated crew is an excellent contact point for new developments, product evaluations, productions in series and multinational solutions.

Our production plants and warehouses in Switzerland, Bulgaria and China are all operating on identical high quality levels and maintain a close and direct collaboration among each other.

Benefit from an efficient and effective product settlement of the project as all our “solutions come from one source”. Our maxim of a good “return of investment” is easy to achieve due our high quality commitment.

We happily attend and patronise your transnational projects with our broadly based and customer-orientated setup.

Howag” Ltd. is executing a contract under a EU Operative programInnovations and competitiveness 2014-2020“.

„Howag” Ltd. is executing a contract according to a Procedure for financial aid BG-RRP-3.004 „Technological modernization“ under the Program for economical transformation which is part of the National plan for recovery and sustainability, co-financed by the European union through the European fund for regional development.


Are you looking for a new challenge? Then you are exactly right here. We are looking for you! We look forward to receiving your complete application documents at hr@howag.ch.



Production site 2.2 opens


Production site 2.1 opens


Development of own trading department


goLive of the new ERP system. proAlpha replaces SAP at Howag Kabel AG


Modern, spacious, perfect: HOWAG Kabel AG relocates!
After more than 70 years in Wohlen, HOWAG moves its registered headquarters to a new location with advanced infrastructure. With more space, we are now in a position to expand and modernize our machinery.


HOWAG switches to lead-free soft-soldering and tinning to comply with the RoHS Directive. In close cooperation with our suppliers, all our products are manufactured to comply with the RoHS Directive.


HOWAG splits into HOWAG Kabel AG and HOWAG Kunststoffe AG.


Change of ownership: the Greutert family takes over the business from the Breitschmids.


Start of plastic extrusion. HOWAG is Europe’s leading manufacturer of telephone connection cables.


Development of the ETIRO® cable by Mr. Hollenweger.
This is a patented spiral cable in which additional nylon fibres were incorporated in order to strengthen the reset force.


Participation in Swiss National Exhibition (Expo) in Zurich


Construction of and moving into our first building.
At that time, HOWAG had no neighbours but over time, the community of Wohlen has expanded around our company’s premises.