History

2020
The company's image has been revamped and personalised by designing a modern logo, new work clothes for employees and a state-of-the-art website.


2019
The company Richard AG Murgenthal can reflect on its successful performance in recent years and is now one of the world's leading manufacturers of power supply components and systems for electric railway vehicles. 120 employees are currently employed at the two locations.


2018
An after-sales team is being set up to handle the larger service orders. An additional assembly hall covering 640 m2 is being leased in Rothrist for the approximately 10 employees. The total production area now spans an area of 3,300 m2.


2016
With approximately 80 employees, Richard AG Murgenthal is a typical Swiss SME company and is well-known throughout the world, especially in the railway sector as well as in mechanical and apparatus engineering. We can ideally implement the individual requests of our customers thanks to our flexibility and many years of expertise.


2009
The construction and acquisition of a new assembly hall on the company premises of Richard AG Murgenthal opens up new possibilities for the approx. 50 employees and doubles the production area in one fell swoop.


2006
Richard AG Murgenthal celebrates its 100th anniversary. It has positioned itself as a railway supply company and primarily sells the highest quality current collectors, high-performance switches and other railway equipment.


1995
Hanspeter Jutzi takes over the company management. The company has around 30 employees at this time. Due to his innovation-driven leadership, the in-house development was advanced to hit a further milestone. The product portfolio was expanded with new key products.


1977
The company is converted into a joint stock company and is 100% family-owned.


1966
Fritz Richard takes over the prospering company and leads it to further growth thanks to his visionary planning. During this time, the company not only produces railway equipment but also fittings and other equipment for gas technology, vehicles, operating equipment for internal transport and machine parts according to customer drawings.


1926
Otto Jutzi takes over the business. Under his leadership, the company continues to specialise in railway products during the 1940s.


1913
The first current collector is delivered.


1906
Adolf Heusser founds the company and sells products in mechanical and apparatus engineering. The company initially employs around 22 people.





Contact us

Richard AG Murgenthal
Hauptstrasse 115
4853 Murgenthal, Switzerland

Phone: +41 62 917 10 40
Mobile: +41 62 917 10 49
E-Mail: inforichardag.ch