MAFELEC TEAM, an owner-managed French group of companies, acquires TSL-ESCHA GmbH, based in Halver (North Rhine-Westphalia). The German company, founded in 1986, develops, manufactures and distributes door opening push buttons, LED signal lights, buzzers and indicator and display devices for public transportation.

Within 35 years, TSL-ESCHA has become a key player in the rail and bus industry, reaching today a turnover of approx. 17 million euros/year. Thanks to its wide range of push-buttons, buzzers, LED indicators, LED signal lights and interior lighting, TSL-ESCHA is a recognized supplier for the equipment of passenger access doors, lavatories and vehicle interiors.

MAFELEC TEAM is a constellation of six companies specialized in human machine interfaces for harsh environments, intended for the most demanding markets: rolling stock, industrial vehicles, aeronautics, defence, energy, elevators, industrial equipment. MAFELEC TEAM counts more than 500 employees in 5 plants in France, one plant in Germany and one plant in China, and reaches a total turnover of over 60 million euros/year.

TSL-ESCHA as a new family member will enable MAFELEC TEAM to achieve numerous commercial, industrial and technological synergies. MAFELEC TEAM will strengthen its world leading position in command and control solutions, exterior and interior lighting and power electronics offer, while completing its product and service range.

TSL-ESCHA is pleased to have found a buyer from the industry in MAFELEC TEAM, which will continue the successful course at the German location. As a result, TSL-ESCHA can continue to guarantee its customers the supply of high-quality products and orders can be placed as usual. Customers will not have to make any changes to their usual processes, such as orders, master data, payment transactions and the like. In addition, MAFELEC TEAM will support and further develop TSL-ESCHA with its innovative strength. This will increase the product portfolio and TSL-ESCHA will now offer even more railway-specific products from one source with a well-known good service.