Clear commitment to successful partnership / High-karat tournament with international lustre
The HARTING Technology Group is once again the "Official Technology Partner" of the GERRY WEBER OPEN. The technology group, as the world's leading supplier of industrial connection technology, thus continues its successful 2017 and 2018 partnership for the 27th tournament edition of the renowned ATP 500 series grass-court event at the GERRY WEBER STADIUM in Halle/Westphalia from June 15-23, 2019.
"The high-karat tournament has an international luster that extends far beyond Ostwestfalen-Lippe. We view our commitment as a clear signal that this year we reliably support the Gerry Weber Open," says Philip Harting, Chairman of the Board of the HARTING Technology Group, emphasising that "top-level sports and top-level technology belong together."
The international HARTING Technology Group will once again be a competent technology partner for the ATP tennis event this year with solutions for stage, LED and sound technology as well as digital systems in which the Edge Gateway MICA® is used as a data collector for the condition of the lawn.
In addition, elements for the stadium roof technology in the GERRY WEBER STADIUM are used year round, and the high-quality equipment and features of the referee chairs is provided during the tournament week of the 27th GERRY WEBER OPEN. "We’re very pleased that with the HARTING Technology Group we will continue our successful partnership from the past two years in 2019 as well," says tournament director Ralf Weber. "This is a clear commitment to the Gerry Weber Open by a strong economic partner from our region."
The HARTING Technology Group is one of the world's leading providers of industrial connection technology for the three lifelines of Data, Signal and Power and has 14 production plants and 44 sales companies. Moreover, the company also produces retail checkout systems, electromagnetic actuators for automotive and industrial series use, charging equipment for electric vehicles, as well as hardware and software for customers and applications in automation technology, mechanical and plant engineering, robotics and transportation engineering. In the 2017/18 business year, some 5,000 employees generated sales of EUR 762 million.