Rooted in typical Saxon personalities with passion, pioneering spirit and the determination to contribute to the history of agricultural electronics and in the traditions of agricultural machine construction in Saxony.
With commitment to that pioneering spirit through the ISOBUS and to the achievements of its founders, the company has made itself into a - continually growing - international system provider of automation solutions in a success story that stretches over decades - and since 2017 as a company of the international Trimble Group.
The path to success must be followed together, step by step.
WTK-ELEKTRONIK - On a successful course for over 25 years - innovative agricultural electronics - firmly rooted in Saxony.
Committed management and continuous development have become bywords for WTK-Elektronik . In the beginning, the initial letters of the names of the company founders, Dr. Jürgen Wagner, Volker Tillig and Manfred Kriedel, stood for the continuation of the pioneering spirit of an innovative development team that applied its experience to Saxon agricultural machinery. Today we see ourselves as an OEM supplier in the field of electronic equipment manufacturing and cable assembly, primarily for the agricultural, forestry and construction machinery industries. We are committed to the visions of the company founders, now and in the future, because
system solutions for mobile machines ... is our field!
WTK-Elektronik becomes part of the international TRIMBLE Group
The production area is doubled in size again, paving the way for the company’s future successful development. The state-of-the-art production plant for mobile electronics built on the new company site is setting standards within the industry.
20 years of WTK innovation from Saxony
Introduction of a new generation of agronomic terminals with multiple action touchscreens
AGRITECHNICA - award of the VDI Max Eyth Commemorative Medal
Just 6 years after the company was established, it had its own company premises constructed and subsequently began operations there. Continued growth and expansion of the product range led to various building extensions and the production site being doubled in size.
Innovation prize at the AGRARCOMPUTERTAGE
Unveiling of the first ISOBUS solutions
Unveiling and production launch of LBS on-board terminal field-operator 200 control and display terminal field-operator 205 – the terminal with the highest sales in its class – provides opportunity to move into precision farming technology
Construction and commissioning of a new company site Introduction of 16 BIT universal job controller.
First certification of quality management systems to DIN ISO 9001
Development of a controller for electric drives in precision sowing machines
first attendance at AGRITECHNICA
Company founded with 5 employees in Neustadt - traditional site for agricultural machinery; the founding members brought their expertise in electronics and electro-mechanics relating to agricultural technology to WTK from FORTSCHRITT, an organisation that had specialised in agricultural machinery.
Development of an electronic control system for agricultural machines. The company’s founders bring experience gained at FORTSCHRITT to WTK.
The roots of WTK lie in the former FORTSCHRITT agricultural machinery organisation.
The roots of agricultural machinery construction in Saxony