era-contact GmbH and era-contact USA, LLC

Liberty,  SC 
United States
  • Booth: 1745

era-contact - Your innovation driver and system supplier

era-contact, a company of the aichele GROUP, is a globally operating, private owned enterprise. As the world market leader for electrical railway couplers and as an innovative system supplier for high-tech products and solutions pertaining to cable assemblies, UIC plug connections, electrical contacts, contact systems and electric control cabinets, era-contact is also one of the leading manufacturer in the world that can transmit high data rates in a reliable manner over the electrical coupling.

With 5 locations on 4 continents and more than 800 employees, we ensure global market leadership through our outstanding product and service quality. Our employees operate worldwide according to the same quality standards – ISO 9001, IATF 16949 and IRIS – to guarantee outstanding quality and smooth processes. Whether in Europe, Asia, Near East, North America or Africa – era-contact is there for you on the spot. 


  • Automatic Electrical Couplers
    Electric couplings are used for signal and power transmission on rail vehicles. The electrical couplers are generally supplied with automatic and semi-automatic center buffer couplings....

  • Our electrical couplers meet the usual railway standards in terms of mechanical, electrical, safety, environmental and fire protection requirements.
  • Cable and Electro-mechanical Assemblies
    We offer all types of services, from electrical engineering to wire production and cable assemblies....

  • Our manufacturing competence lies in small and medium-sized series. We produce in crimp, solder, squeeze, and insulation displacement connector technology. Alongside the familiar connection techniques, we offer a high degree of know-how in technologies such as resistance welding, over-moulding using HotMeld or casting with epoxy resins.
    All products are subjected to an extensive quality check in the final inspection. This is based on your requirements – the test instrument construction and the test take place according to your specifications. From the simple electrical continuity and wrong polarity test with modular final inspection units, right up to in-spec part identification, destructive final inspection or tightness, and compressed air tests, we implement all of your requirements.
    We are certified according to current, sector-specific standards: IRIS, TS16949
  • era-transceiver® Family
    The era-transceiver® Family with optical radio link is used as an interface for the high-speed data transfer from 100 Mbps to up to 1 Gbps....

  • For future applications, where higher data rates are needed, the development of the next generation with 10 Gbps is in progress.

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