About us

We have been developing electrical installation material for more than 40 years now. Our main focus is on innovative LED dimming technology and power distribution. Supported by many loyal employees, who have been working in our company for so many years, we are willing to face challenges of any kind. We are standing for individual products of high quality – made in Germany. Due to being a team we can provide a high level of customer service and make (almost) everything possible for you. We are professional as well as competent while serving not only major but also small customers. Time has shown that we are successful in what we do and how we do it. For the next 40 years we want to carry on – and would be happy to do so with you as our partner.

A short glance back in time

Bodo Ehmann founded the company with a specialisation in dimmer solutions for the electrical industry
Mainly producing OEM

Foundation of the Bodo Ehmann GmbH

Construction of the own company building in Mainhausen
A department for plastic technology is being set up to achieve a higher vertical range of manufacture

Production of the first cord dimmer

Establishment of a press shop to produce high-precision metal parts

The product range is widened by socket strips

The Second Generation, Andrea (daughter) and Peter Krammig (son-in-law), takes over

Products are still sold as OEM but one started to sell the standard range of products with the EHMANN branding as well

Development of the first EHMANN LED-dimmers

Expansion of the development department and production space
Move into a new administration and production building

Energy supply of 100 % clean green energy
40th company anniversary – The success story continues…

New corporate design

Development of the first universal LED dimmer

Daniel Placzek takes over the management
Clean 4 Health brand opens up new opportunities of activity in the field of hygiene products
Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001

Development of the first Bluetooth® Universal LED Dimmer
Development of a new medical socket strip incl. patent

Career – electrify your career

As a manufacturer of innovative electrical installation material we are growing nationally as well as internationally. To make sure it stays that way we are always looking for motivated employees with fresh ideas. We trust in flat hierarchies, direct communication and lots of self-responsibility. As a family business we believe that a pleasant atmosphere, not only for working purposes, is most important. Do you want to support our team in Mainhausen close to Frankfurt? Then have a look at our current job vacancies or send us your unsolicited application. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

Your contact person

Andreas Lehr

Andreas Lehr
Head of HR and Finance

Phone: +49 (0)6182/9293-14

Memberships – we’re in

As a member of the most important associations in the sector and the IHK (Chamber of Industry and Commerce) we are always well informed about the most current technical challenges and are contributing our part to push the electrical engineering sector forward.

VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik (Association of electrical engineering)

The VDE is one of the major European associations for sectors and jobs in electrical engineering and information technology. It supports science, is responsible for the standardisation and carries out product control tests.

ZVEI – Die Elektroindustrie (The electrical industry)

ZVEI is the industrial association of the electrical industry and represents it. We as a company are actively participating in different committees.

Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft, Unternehmerverband Deutschlands e.V. (Federal association medium-sized economy, employer association Germany e.V.)

The BVMW represents the economic, social and sociopolitical interests of its members and is the biggest, voluntary organized and cross-industry grouping of the German medium-sized companies.

IHK Offenbach (Chamber of Industry and Commerce)

As a medium-sized company we are involved in the IHK Offenbach and train in different professions.

Social commitment – Taking responsibility with a smile

We are doing well - as a country, as a society and also personally. We know we are privileged to be in this situation and would therefore like to give something back. That’s why we are involved in different social projects and put emphasis on sustainability.
Sustainability assesment, the use of new production techniques and the economic and conscious use of our resources is part of every decision and production process.

EHMANN works with 100% green energy

Every machine, every light - every process in Mainhausen are powered by 100% green energy.

Use of biopolymers made of renewable raw materials

In our injection moulding processes in our second building, more and more products are being produced with plastics made of renewable raw materials. One of our BODO lifestyle products, the ClipBO picture frame, is made of these biopolymers.

Sustainability through quality

EHMANN products are made of high-quality and have a long life cycle. Every product leaving our factory is being checked 100%. With it comes a 5 year manufacturers warranty. Because sustainability can also be supported by products with a long life cycle.

Employee initiative: Coming to work by bike

Whoever comes to work by bike, can register into a competition and has the chance to win great prices!

Climate-neutral deliveries!

EHMANN - 100% climate-neutral delivery with GLS KlimaProtect.
When it comes to delivering parcels, we are happy to have teamed up with a partner, who allows us to send climate-neutral already! GLS Germany saves approx. 160.000 tons of CO2 annualy.
We, as a company, can hereby announce the next small contribution towards sustainability. Even with a certifcate.

Electric charging stations

For e-cars of guests and employees we provide electric charging stations. They are, of course, powered by 100% green power.

Local production and services

We aim to involve local suppliers of goods and services in all our production processes. Short delivery routes, fast supply chains and goal-orientated actions emphasisze the sustainability aspect.

Sustainability assesment

The aspect of sustainability is being questioned in every decision and production process. We try to realize this aspect in our daily routines through all hierarchy levels.

Preparation for certification according to DIN EN 14001

In the future, we would like to receive the certification according to ISO 14001. The standard stipulates requirements for a working environment according to an environmental management system. With the system you can improve your performance, fulfill governmental and social duties and reach your environmental goals.

Strahlemann-Stiftung und Strahlemann e.V. (Strahlemann Foundation and association)

The Strahlemann Foundation wants to give teenagers in Germany and also abroad the chance of a better future through education. As donators we support the projects of the Strahlemann action group.

pro interplast Seligenstadt e.V.

Lots of people in developing countries have to suffer because of untreated injuries like burnings, congenital malformations, tumours or disfigurations. To give these people some hope, pro interplast is financing medical missions. Doctors are performing operations on sick and disabled people in those countries to help them live an easier life.

Förderverein der Käthe-Paulus-Grundschule (booster club of the local primary school)

Even children at the youngest age can show curiousness for natural science. Therefore we support educational projects that encourage this interest in sciences.