German Edge Cloud

German Edge Cloud

About German Edge Cloud

German Edge Cloud (GEC) is a provider of industrial software, services and technologies that support companies in their transformation to a digitalised, resilient and energy-efficient manufacturing facility. With its ONCITE Digital Production System (DPS), GEC offers a software solution with standardised applications and microservice-based architecture for an easy integration of new functionalities.

GEC's solutions are implemented at well-known companies in various sectors, including the Industry 4.0 plant of sister company Rittal in Haiger.

German Edge Cloud is a co-founder and committed member of initiatives such as Gaia-X, Factory-X and Catena-X. As part of the automotive network and with its Catena-X-certified ONCITE DPS, for example, GEC is committed to efficient, transparent and secure data exchange along the entire automotive industry value chain.

GEC is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group, an owner-managed company. The group of companies employs over 12,100 people and achieved a turnover of 3.0 billion euros in the 2023 financial year.

German Edge Cloud (GEC) is part of the Friedhelm Loh Group.

As a family member of the Friedhelm Loh Group, German Edge Cloud combines traditional values with advanced technology.
You can rely on the reliability and innovation of our Edge and Cloud solutions.

To Friedhelm Loh Group


Friedhelm Loh Group –
company principles.

  • Goal-oriented team spirit 
    Our staff’s capabilities and team spirit, combined with their goal-oriented motivation, are key assets of our company.
  • Staff development 
    We recognize the correlation between skills and knowledge development, motivation, and company success. To that end, we encourage and support our staff in training and further education, and encourage them to share in the company’s success.
  • Customer focus
    We view our customers as partners who determine the success of the company:
    We must satisfy our customers’ wishes and help to solve their problems because they are the guarantors of our future. 
    Our products and services must offer clear benefits to our customers, in particular with regard to quality, technical capability, range, and availability. 
  • Competitive advantage 
    We must be quicker and better than the competition, and we must prove this to our customers on a daily basis.
  • Creativity and innovation 
    Our inspiration and creativity give us our competitive advantage. We must therefore continually strive to generate ideas and initiatives that can be put into practice effectively.
  • Looking ahead 
    Perfect mastery of our daily business ensures our continued success and positions us to meet the challenges of the future.
  • Partnerships 
    Our goal is to develop long-term and meaningful relationships on a partnership basis with our suppliers. This requires a strategic outlook based on competitive, focused quality, delivery service, price, and collaborative problem-solving.
  • Reliability and quality 
    We focus all of our energies on the cost-effective design, development, and delivery of products, system solutions, and services in a professional and timely manner.
  • Environment, responsibility, and sustainability
    We are aware of our responsibility to the environment and society in which we live. We therefore want to play our part in shaping and improving it.

Code of Conduct for Social Responsibility


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