About us

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Complex mechatronic systems, from development to after-sales service: As a partner to leading global organizations, as well as small and mid-size businesses, Zollner Elektronik AG offers system solutions that cross sectorial divides along the entire product lifecycle.

The company was founded in Zandt, Bavaria, in 1965, and is still a 100% family-owned corporation today. Through continuous organic growth, the Zollner Group established itself worldwide as one of the top 15 EMS service providers in the realm of mechatronic services.

Individual, personal attention is important to us - it begins with comprehensive consultation and continues along all phases of cooperation.

At our 20 locations, in Germany, Hungary, Romania, China, Tunisia, the USA, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Hong Kong, we place our confidence in quality, an optimal price-performance ratio, technological superiority and a best-cost-country strategy along the entire value chain. It makes no difference whether the focus is individual parts, modules, devices or complex systems: The customer determines the depth of the process.

Our Values

To which basic values do we as employees and leadership feel obligated?

  • Trust, respect and honesty
    We want to rely on one another and share mutual appreciation of every person.
  • Holistic responsibility
    We see the corporation as a whole and are proud of our common achievements.
  • Professionality
    We work in a targeted way and utilize our strengths and capabilities.
  • Adaptability and flexibility
    We are ready for change, innovative, have courage to face the new and are constantly developing and improving.
  • Economic viability
    We concentrate on what is most important and continually improve our quality, times and costs.
  • Performance an commitment
    We are action-oriented and focus on customer and Zollner results.

Our Guiding Principles

What is the purpose of the company, and what are our convictions?

  • We are a professional Mechatronics Service Provider and offer individual sector solutions along the entire value-added chain.
  • We provide customer benefit and competitive advantage to our customers for the entire life cycle of products and services.
  • We place our trust in long-term, trusting partnerships.
  • We are constantly improving our innovative power, quality and sustainability.
  • We are continually improving ourselves and with that ensure productivity and process excellence.
  • We are fast, uncomplicated and utilize the synergies between our business fields and functions.
  • We rely on qualified and motivated employees and on responsibility, initiative and team spirit.
  • We earn enough profits to be able to remain financially independent and invest in the future.
  • As a family-owned company we are oriented to the long-term, rely on organic growth and recognize our social responsibility.

The strategy

We possess a solid, multi-year strategy and derive from that our goals, budgets and projects. This is an important prerequisite to orientation, clarity and implementation.

Our Guidelines

Cross-departmental Guidelines

  • We take diverse specialist topics into consideration as an obligation of company leadership.
  • We purposefully act in accordance with statutory regulations, standards, directives and customer specification.
  • We work according to documented processes, assess their risks and opportunities and monitor their implementation.
  • We drive continuous improvement with targeted projects and programs to achieve strategic and operative goals.
  • We obligate ourselves the ensure the necessary information and resources for goal achievement.
  • We develop expertise and a sense of responsibility in our employees and partners applicable to their task assignments.

Leadership Principles

  • We are role models.
  • We establish a culture of trust.
  • We treat each other with respect.
  • We promote our employees’ development.
  • We create added value.
  • We make traceable decisions.
  • We learn from our mistakes.
  • We drive future-oriented change.

Quality Guidelines

  • We place our trust in our Zero Defect strategy, the aim of which is defect-free/flawless processes and products, as well as their safety.
  • We take advantage of structured quality planning and with that establish the prerequisites for robust processes, which conform to all requirements.
  • We systematically utilize quality tools in order to be able to constantly and appropriately improve our processes.

Environmental and Energy Guidelines

  • We continuously plan, control, monitor and assess or environmental impacts as well as resource consumption and energy-related performance.
  • We reduce impacts on the environment with action programs and are vigilant in our conscious use of resources.
  • We utilize appropriate technical and economically viable options in design, development, production and in the operation of our facilities.
  • We support the acquisition of energy efficient products and services.

Occupational Safety Guidelines

  • We routinely identify occupational health and safety risks at our workplaces and take action to eliminate, minimize and prevent them.
  • We promote the safety and health protection for our employees with action programs.
  • We integrate our employees and external departments actively into our operations and the further development of occupational safety.

Health Guidelines

  • We qualify our management with training courses in various formats for health-oriented employee and self leadership.
  • We maintain and promote our employees’ well-being and health with measures proportionate to their situations.
  • We support our employees with occupational and private issues with comprehensive consultation options.
  • We offer help in the compatibility of private and occupational life with targeted programs.

Information Security Guidelines

  • We routinely asses the risks of information security and set goals for improvement.
  • We guarantee the consistent availability, confidentiality and integrity of existing information with appropriate technical and organizational solutions.
  • We guarantee continuous business operations so that, even in a catastrophe, data processing is still possible (although possibly limited).

Business Ethics and Social Engagement Guidelines

  • We acknowledge our corporative and social responsibility, and routinely assess the expectations set upon us.
  • We orient ourselves on international guidelines for ethical and social/corporate responsibility.
  • With our various actions, we make a contribution to society and encourage our employees and partner to act the same.

Our organization: customer-oriented and efficient

We strive to be as efficient and flexible as possible. That’s why we have a flat organizational structure to ensure maximum efficiency.

Responsibility

As a globally acting company, we affirm our commitment to social responsibility. This is a critical part of the Zollner corporate culture. Our activities in the area of responsible business relationships, sustainability and social responsibility are firmly anchored in our integrated management system.

Our expectations in terms of quality, environmental protection, occupational safety, health protection, information security, working conditions and business ethics are consolidated in our “Integrated Management System Guidelines” and/or in our Zollner Code of Conduct.

We expect adherence to these basic principles of conduct as the basis for our business relationships.

The "ZOLLNER CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY REPORT 2019" shows how our company meets its legal obligations and contributes to sustainable development. With that we turn to our internal and external stakeholders, especially our business partners, employees and people close to our locations.