Who we are
Digatron is an international group of companies with headquarters in Aachen (Germany), with global manufacturing facilities in USA, India & Italy. We are considered as the electronic innovators within the battery industry. Our core purpose has always been energizing the battery world with our advanced turn-key power electronic solutions and making the future of tomorrow available today.
Since over half a century, we have grown continuously and have become the recognized partner of the leading battery and automotive industry internationally. In addition to our initial focus on lead batteries, we have continuously expanded our product range. Today, we offer equipment, systems and devices for the production, testing and development of power storage and batteries of any technology such as lithium, lead, NiMH, NaS, etc and of any size, from the single cell, 12V starter battery to the 800kW lithium module of an electric vehicle.
Our systems are used as test systems for development and quality assurance, simulation systems for the testing of e-vehicle batteries, formation systems for the initial charging of cells and batteries, as well as turn-key solutions, such as fully equipped test containers or fully automated formation systems for Li cells. Here we work closely together with our subsidiary Digatron Systems.
As a global market leader, Digatron equipment energizes the biggest names in the battery and automotive industry all over the world. Our customers include battery manufacturers, automotive manufacturers, as well as universities & research facilities that develop cutting edge technologies and solutions for the future electrochemical energy. It is our passion to develop tailor-made and exactly fitting solutions for our customers and to be a leading supplier in this market with trend-setting technology.
The Digatron brand is recognised globally for uncompromising quality, accuracy, reliability and long operational life duration.
After 45 years, Rolf Beckers handed over the management of the company to Kevin Campbell, who headed the company as CEO since 2014. Kevin Campbell has taken on a new role at group level to focus on developing the global strategy and market development of the entire global group of Digatron companies in Aachen (Germany), Shelton (USA), Pune (India) and our newly created Digatron Systems in Milan (Italy). In July 2021, Holger Driesch was appointed as a Chief Executive Officer and third Managing Director along with Stefan Rungen (Finance) and Dieter Brockel (Operations) who are additional Directors of the company since 2018. In January 2023, Friedrich Grupe has been promoted to CEO.