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Cables, wires and smart systems

Who we are

Besides cables and wires for the energy sector, Klaus Faber AG also offers innovative system solutions in the fields of cranes and hoisting equipment, mining, telecommunications and data cables, electrical heat tracing and infrastructure. Efficient logistics concepts, tailor-made services and personal advice round off our offering.

We have what you are looking for

Are you looking for a reliable partner who offers rapid, from-stock delivery of cables and wires in virtually all cross-sections and custom cut lengths to almost anywhere in the world? Then look no further. With our large warehouse for cables and wires, we have been a well-known, respected player on the market for many years. We stock a wide range of classic electrical wires and cables in various cross-sections and designs, including medium-voltage cables and wires, halogen-free safety cables and wires, installation wires, communication cables and wires, control cables, data and electronic cables, fibre-optic cables, bus lines and drag chain cables. You benefit particularly from the fact that most of our products are available from stock. What that means for our customers is fast delivery times, minimal risk, no capital tied up, no risk of theft and no valuation risk.

We also offer our customers innovative system solutions in the fields of cranes and hoisting equipment, mining, telecommunications and data cables, electrical heat tracing and infrastructure. Our standout products include preassembled systems for various industrial applications, a wide range of fibre-optic cables and components for broadband, cloud, data centre and 5G network expansion, as well as infrastructure solutions based on renewable energy.

Important facts and figures

The Klaus Faber AG is one of the top suppliers for the cable and wiring sector and also offers innovative system solutions in a number of different future-oriented areas. Here are a few facts and figures about the company.

€585 million turnover in 2022

The Klaus Faber AG generated a turnover of €585 million in 2022 and is continuing its growth trajectory.

More than 300 employees

The Klaus Faber AG employs 300 staff across three locations in Germany, and the number is growing.

Approx. 150,000 square metres of warehousing space

With approx. 150,000 square metres of warehousing space, the Klaus Faber AG has one of the largest energy and fibre-optic cable warehouses in Europe.

Maximum availability of goods

The Klaus Faber AG’s product portfolio includes approx. 24.000 items, 5,000 of which are permanently available.

450 t daily logistics capacity

Our logistics capacity is our strength. We send approx. 450 tonnes of goods to our customers worldwide every day. Reliable. Fast. Efficient.

Top-class cables and wires

We always keep an eye on the exacting quality requirements placed on our products. Our suppliers are ISO 9001 certified.

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Company history

1950 – Klaus and Elfriede Faber set up an electrical wholesale business at Lebacher Strasse in Saarbrücken.

1970 – Focus shifts to selling cables/wires and services.

1990 – New logistics centre in Fichtenau opens its doors.

1993 – New logistics centre in Hedemünden opens its doors.

1995 – Faber is certified to ISO 9002 (now 9001).

2000 – Klaus Faber GmbH becomes a joint stock company.

2004 – The Klaus Faber Foundation is established.

2008 – The extension of the Fichtenau logistics centre location is completed.

2012 – The modernisation and extension of the Hedemünden logistics centre is completed.

2013 – The Klaus Faber Foundation gains non-profit status.

2017 – Klaus Faber AG paves the way to becoming a systems provider in promising business segments.

2018 – Klaus Faber AG takes over Friesland-Kabel GmbH (Germany’s market leader for ship and port cables).

2019 – Friesland-Kabel GmbH opens a new logistics centre in Wismar.

2021 – The new Klaus Faber AG company headquarters in the Eurobahnhof district of Saarbrücken opens its doors.

2022 – Klaus Faber AG takes over ZIEGLER ENGINEERING GmbH (a specialist in electrical heat tracing systems and measuring technology).

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Shaping the future with values

Our directives

We believe that a strong system of values and a clear vision for the future are crucial for success. Our vision is to drive forward innovation and progress while always staying true to our principles. Find out more about the Faber Group values and directives and learn how they shape our corporate culture.