Allectra GmbH was set up in 2002 in Berlin to manufacture and supply a full range of High Vacuum and UHV components. Over the last sixteen years the group has expanded to include: two further manufacturing facilities, one in Sussex, UK, and one in Villingen-Schwenningen, Southern Germany in addition to sales offices in Italy and France, and a network of distributors worldwide.
Allectra offers a range of components compliant with international standards: Sub-D feedthroughs, Electrical feedthroughs, Coaxial
feedthroughs, cables and connectors, UHV and High Vacuum valves, viewports, hardware and accessories.
Customers include universities, major synchrotron laboratories, OEMs and high technology companies.
Allectra Limited and Allectra GmbH are ISO 9001 certified.
A History of Allectra
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Allectra GmbH opens a new manufacturing facility in Southern Germany
December 2016: Allectra GmbH has opened a new manufacturing facility and service centre in Villingen-Schwenningen, to provide closer links to customers in Southern Germany, Switzerland and neighbouring parts of France.
From the beginning, Allectra’s aim has been to develop a range of electrical feedthroughs for UHV setups and to become the biggest European manufacturer of those components. In the last fifteen years, we have evolved from being primarily a distributor to almost full-time manufacturing.
As well as operating two facilities in Germany with engineering and scientific capabilities, one of which is also home to our R&D team, the company also has a purpose-built facility in the UK.
This investment means we have more control over the manufacturing process and can make safer guarantees to our customers on critical aspects such as quality, consistency of our products, pricing and delivery time.
Our machining capabilities include numerically controlled milling machines and we have installed a new four-stage ultrasonic cleaning plant, which can clean products to our high-vacuum standard (10-11mbar).
We can ship around the globe and have a full-time technical sales team to assist with design, manufacturing and delivery queries.
Our Customer Philosophy
We offer our customers both standard and special components on short delivery and at competitive prices. The relationship we have with our customers is very important to us and we develop product ranges specifically to meet our customers’ needs. This philosophy has led to year on year growth of the company.
Our technical sales advisors work closely with our customers to obtain the optimum price and delivery for the required parts.