Gira was founded in 1905 and today, with more than 1,200 employees and representatives in 38 countries, it is among Germany's leading mid-sized electrical companies. It manufactures switches and socket outlets, in addition to a wide range of electrical installation systems, for diverse fields including communication technology, door intercoms and automation of heating, light and blinds.
Gira products and systems can be found in a wide variety of objects, from the Lufthansa Aviation Centre and the Hoechst management board building to kindergartens, schools and common residential buildings. At Gira, the requirements for new product development are very high. Gira quality products have received numerous awards and their launches are always met with great enthusiasm by the market.
Several years ago, Gira separated plastics technology from building technology and established it as its own business segment. Since then, other companies, including those in the medical technology field, have also Gira to manufacture their products.