Stäubli in China

As customer proximity is key to Stäubli, the importance and dynamic development of the Chinese market motivated the Group to establish its first Asian manufacturing plant in China in 1997 and founded Stäubli (Hangzhou) Mechatronic Co. Ltd. The company headquarters of Stäubli in China are located in the economic and technological development zone of the city of Hangzhou in the Province of Zhejiang. Further sales and customer service representations are located in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou,  Wuhan, Xi'an, Chongqing, Suzhou, Shenyang and Nanjing.

Considering the rapid growth of China's industry and its urgent need for high-tech equipment and products, all three Stäubli divisions are represented in China: Textile machinery, Connectors and Robotics.

Stäubli Hangzhou manufactures and markets high-tech precision electro-mechanic machines for the textile industry. These include cam motions, electronic dobbies, electronic Jacquard machines and Jacquard harnesses. Furthermore the training center provides machine operators with courses to help weaving mills to achieve better performance during operations and maintenance. The main raw materials, production management systems, equipment and technology are all imported from Europe. This is in line with Stäubli's long term policy to supply high-performance products and excellent services in close proximity to the customer, giving Chinese weaving machine and equipment manufacturers access to efficient high-quality machines featuring the latest technology along with competent technical support.

The Connectors and Robotics divisions of Stäubli have experts and sales engineers present in Hangzhou and elsewhere in China. The Connectors product range encompasses quick connection systems for all types of fluids as well as electricity and data, tool-changers and magnetic clamping systems.

The Robotics product offerings include industrial robots, such as, 4-axis SCARA and 6-axis robots along with controllers and software. At both divisions local technical experts are available to supply customers with a broad range of solutions, spanning decades of Stäubli's expertise in industrial markets around the world.

An international group

Stäubli is a mechatronics solution provider with three dedicated divisions: Textile machinery, Connectors and Robotics. With a workforce of over 4500, the company generates a yearly turnover
surpassing 1 billion Swiss francs. Originally founded in 1892 as a small workshop in Horgen/Zurich,
Stäubli today is an international group with its head office in Pfäffikon, Switzerland.

Stäubli is active on all 5 continents

  • oversees 12 industrial production sites, including its group companies Multi-Contact, Schönherr and Deimo
  • maintains a presence in 25 countries through its sales and customer service subsidiaries
  • has agents in 50 countries


Innovation is the driving force in the progress of Stäubli. In its constant search for excellence, the Group expands on expertise and experience in mechatronics by designing, producing, selling and providing support for products and systems in markets where high productivity levels are essential.

Customer focus

The company asserts its position as a global innovator by:

  • offering customers the best products and services in terms of both quality and performance.
  • actively supporting any initiative aiming at further improving products and services.
  • maintaining synergy between the needs of customers, suppliers, shareholders, staff and the environment.

History of Stäubli in China

1997:Foundation of Stäubli (Hangzou) Mechatronics Co. Ltd. on October 22
1999:Inauguration of the first building comprising 2000 square meters.
Installation of dobby production line.
2002:Installation of harness production line.
2003:Stäubli's Connectors division establishes a presence in Hangzhou.
2004:Stäubli Robotics division starts sales activities in China.
Inauguration of extension of manufacturing site, now covering 6500 square meters.
2005:Stäubli Group company Multi-Contact starts sales & service activities in Hangzhou.
2006:Setting up of office in Guangzhou.
2007: Start of photovoltaics components assembly in Hangzhou.
2008: Start DEIMO controller parts' purchase and production in Hangzhou
Reconstruction of East workshop, adding 500 m2 office area.
2009:Setting up of office in Wuhan.
2010:Setting up of office in Xi`an
2011:Setting up of offices in Shenyang, Chongqing and Suzhou
2012:Construction of the new factory of 22000 square meters