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LEMO SA; Ecublens

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Name: LEMO SA; Ecublens    (CH)  
Abbreviation: lemo
Products: Model types
Summary:

LEMO SA
Chemin de Champs-Courbes 28, CH-1024 Ecublens

Founded in Switzerland in 1946, LEMO took its name from the company's founder, engineer Léon Mouttet. Originally a manufacturer of contacts in noble and rare metals, the company took a major step forward in 1957 with the introduction of the push-pull self-latching connector.

Founded: 1946
History:

LEMO Milestones

1946

 Creation of LEMO in Morges, Switzerland

1952

 Manufacturing contacts of noble and/or rare metals

1954

 Manufacturing connectors for electronic cables

1957 

 Invention of LEMO's push-pull self-latching system and introduction of LEMO's standard metal connectors

1967

 LEMO connectors introduced into the American market

1969

 LEMO connectors introduced into the Germany market

1970

 Standardization of the LEMO 00 NIM-CAMAC Series

1972

 LEMO connectors introduced into the U.K. market

1973

 LEMO connectors introduced into the Japanese market

1984

 Introduction of REDEL® plastic connectors

1985

 Introduction of LEMO fiber optic connectors

1987

 Increased manufacturing with new factory in Ecublens, Switzerland

1990

 LEMO receives SQS Certification according to the ISO 9001/EN 29001 standards

1996

 LEMO's 50th Anniversary

2000

 Business expansion with construction of new factories in Rohnert Park, California and Munich, Germany

2008

 Factory extension in Delemont's manufacturing plant (Switzerland)

2010

 New building at LEMO UK in Worthing and factory extension in Budapest - Hungary

2014

 LEMO acquires Northwire Inc. in Osceola, Wisconsin

2016

 LEMO's 70th Anniversary

 

This manufacturer was suggested by Bruce Taylor.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
CH  96 Subminiature fibre optic connector RD-12   A large variety of remateable connector models has been produced for the termination of si... 

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Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

First LEMO building in Lonay.tbn_first_lemo_building_in_lonay.jpg
Old LEMO technical drawing office.tbn_old_lemo_technical_drawing.jpg

  
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