Current Media Releases

Broad Acceptance for the new Cat. 6A EL Module of R&M

Cat. 6A EL already in Global Use / Network Technology for Offices and Buildings makes an Evolutionary Leap Forward / Mounting of the New RJ45 Connection Module is "a breeze"

R&M sees Significant Growth in 2014 and must react to the Strengthening of the Swiss Franc

In 2014, R&M achieved very positive growth of more than 7% and saw clear improvement of the EBIT margin. Following the massive appreciation of the Swiss franc, however, further measures are unavoidable in order for costs to be reduced.

When Cars, Traffic Lights, and Refrigerators Are Online ...

Digital revolution: More and More Things Connected to the Internet / New Business Field Opportunities / Cabling Must Be Safe / Interview with the R&M Head of Marketing

New Optic Fiber Patch Boxes in Drawer Design

Wetzikon, January 20, 2015. R&M combines platforms for breakout cabling and splice cabling / Custom front plates / Cost per port reduced by half

More Flexible Use of Network Infrastructure

Wetzikon, December 3, 2014. Software Defined Networking (SDN) makes control functions independent of the infrastructure / Can SDN also be controlled in complex installations? / Information from R&M about new technologies

New Generation of Compact Patch Panels from R&M

Wetzikon, 19. November 2014. Highly user-friendly solution for 24 RJ45 jacks in one height unit / Platform for Cat. 5, Cat. 6 and Cat. 6A cabling / Installation depth cut in half

Changes in Management of R&M

Wetzikon, October 24, 2014. Management team rejuvenated / Stefan Grätzer appointed as new CTO / Patrick Steiner to take over as CFO in spring 2015


Planning Aids for Smart Cities

Wetzikon, October 16, 2014. Cities worldwide are growing. For them to be able to offer healthy and environmentally-friendly living conditions, their data and communication networks are also going to have to grow. The latest issue of CONNECTIONS from Swiss cabling specialist R&M focuses on the significance of the intelligent networking of modern cities – also known as smart cities

Now available: High Performance Network Connectivity Whitepaper from R&M and Xena Networks

Wetzikon, October 8, 2014. New paper examines how changing data center workloads affect networks and performance requirements - and offers a solution.

R&M Simplifies Fiber Optic Distribution

Wetzikon, September 25. 2014. New distributor module for 19" cabinets combines splice and plug connections / Up to 1152 fiber connections in one housing / Simple mounting without tools


Göran Petre new Managing Director for R&M in the Nordics

Wetzikon, September 24, 2014. Swiss cabling specialist Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) welcomes Göran Petre as new Managing Director for the Nordics. In recent years, Göran acted successfully in several sales and marketing positions in the cabling and connectivity market for leading companies as AMP/TYCO, Knürr, TKH/VMC and Harting

R&M Unveils New Cat. 6A Module

Wetzikon, September 17, 2014 - Cat. 6A Easy Lock sets new standards in the installation of twisted copper cables / Just two components / Easy-to-install connectivity technology for 10GbE-compatible office networks

Self-assembly of Fiber Optic Connectors on Site

Wetzikon, September 4, 2014 - R&M is developing a high-end solution as an alternative to splicing and is making installers independent in the process / Now complete range with LC and SC connectors for Fiber to the Home and structured cabling systems / Assembled in less than a minute

Virtualization Revolutionizing Structure of Data Centers

Wetzikon, August 19, 2014 - Required bandwidth rising toward 100 gigabits per second / R&M provides information on new network architectures

R&M certifies Environmental Management System

Wetzikon, August 13, 2014 - Successful ISO 14001 certification / Sustainability is becoming as important as quality / Eco-audit investigates all areas of the company

Standards for Data Centers: The Current Situation

Wetzikon, July 16, 2014 - R&M explains how to plan today's data centers with an eye to the future while keeping sight of investment costs, operating expenses and reliability.

R&M Set for Success in its Anniversary Year

Wetzikon, July 8, 2014 - Sales 7% ahead of last year / 50-year anniversary / From the invention of the telephone outlet to one of the world's leading cabling specialists

Small connectors – great story: R&M

Wetzikon, June 19, 2014 - Anniversary publication "50 Years of R&M" reports on a significant era in technology and business / family company Reichle & De-Massari looking a long way into the future

R&M at Datacentres Europe 2014 in Monaco

Wetzikon, May 22, 2014 - Pioneering solutions for data centers / R&MinteliPhy / SFP+ Direct Attach Cables

R&M demonstrates 100G extended reach test

Wetzikon, 25. April 2014 - R&M successfully tested 100G transmission with 850nm laser technology over a reach of 675 meters.

New Handbook for Data Centers

Wetzikon, 9. April 2014 -R&M provides information on how to lay cables the reliable, space-saving way

R&M announces new partnership with global network test and monitoring leader Fluke Networks

Wetzikon, 2, April 2014 - R&M's Technology Alliance Partnership Program expands further with integration of best-in-class solutions.

R&M release SFP+ Direct Attach: 10G; copper cable for next-generation DCs

Wetzikon, March 25, 2014 - R&M introduces new line of small-form high speed copper assemblies to meet today’s data, energy and environmental needs

Data Centers: Who Can You Trust?

Wetzikon, March 20, 2014 - R&M takes a stand / Customer magazine describes requirements to be met by network technology consultants / Copper cabling now even easier / Surprising solution for supplying power in broadband networks

R&M guarantees 40GbE over 600m links on OM4 using Finisar QSFP+ Transceivers

Wetzikon, March 18, 2014 - First launch in R&M’s Technology Alliance Partnership Program quadruples operational length for 40G solutions and helps save up to 60%

Installation & Testing Guidelines

Wetzikon, March 13, 2014 - Valuable tips and tricks for installers / Practical handling of products, standards and measurement methods.

Well Prepared for the Anniversary Year

Wetzikon, March 6, 2014 - Rigorous strategy implementation shows signs of success / Turnover increased by 7.4% EBIT clearly back in positive zone / Positive development in all sales regions / Targeted investments in the development of new products / R&M celebrates its 50th anniversary.

R&M appoints new General Manager for Europe excluding GAS countries

Wetzikon, March 5, 2014. Network specialist Roger Keller engaged to expand market presence in Europe.

R&M strengthens its existing structured cabling business in India

Wetzikon, Bangalore, March 3, 2014, R&M acquires the business activities and  operating assets of AFS in India

CFO of the Year

Wetzikon, January 31, 2014. Martin Gasser, CFO at R&M Receives Coveted Award

R&M packs even more optic fibers in street cabinets

Wetzikon, 29, January 2014. High density platform supports up to 1728 splice connections in one outdoor distributor / Solution for the expansion of FTTH networks

Pete Gough new Managing Director for R&M in the UK

Wetzikon, 12, December 2013. Swiss cabling specialist Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) welcomes Pete Gough as new Managing Director for the United Kingdom.

More Freedom in Cabling

Wetzikon, 10, October 2013 - New Venus distributor boxes for fiber optic networks / SCM tray system for subscriber management / Fast retrofitting with inserts

Faster expansion of broadband networks

Wetzikon, October 3, 2013 - The latest customer magazine CONNECTIONS focuses on the revolution in network cables / the future of FO and copper technology / hospitals that are now equipped with premium cabling

R&M Helps Data Centers to Save Energy

Wetzikon, 26, September 2013 - Leading supplier of cabling infrastructures for data centers signs EU Code of Conduct / Protecting the climate with the right cabling

R&M Simplifies the Management of Networks

Wetzikon, 4, September 2013 - Retrofittable system monitors each plug connection / Manual recording of cabling is inefficient / Operating expenses can be cut in half


R&M Relies on Online Meetings

Wetzikon, July, 17. 2013 - Cabling specialist R&M saves time with video conferences. That means fewer business trips, more climate protection and greater business efficiency. An external partner assisted with implementation. "Angels" and an incentive system promote use.

40GBASE-T – A Quantum Leap Forward for Data Centers

Wetzikon, June, 26, 2013 - R&M: Unbeatable economic advantages expected from new standard / Copper lines soon to handle speeds of 40 Gigabit over 30 meters / R&M is working on metrology for Cat. 8 / Warns against hasty decisions ahead of finalized standards

Fiber Optic Cabling for Data Centers Highly Compact and Greatly Simplified

Wetzikon, May 10, 2013 - R&M unveils the HD MPO System / Up to 1152 fiber connections in one height unit in the rack / Fast assembly requiring no tools / Blazing a new trail to 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet

R&M Now Greener Than Ever!

Wetzikon, April 17, 2013 - Cabling specialist produces new CSR report / 12.5 metric tons of CO2 saved by holding video conferences instead of business trips / Quality a key factor in sustainability

R&M Showing the Way to the Fiber Optic Future

Wetzikon, 21.03.2013 - Swiss cabling specialist provides information on future technologies for communication networks / First field terminable high grade connector for FO connections / New magazine now published

Forward-looking Investments for future growth
Wetzikon, 14.03.2013. - Sales revenue slightly down on previous year / EBIT again positive / Strict cost management / Good development in the Middle East, Germany, and Eastern Europe regions / Strong position in the Swiss market / New production sites in Bulgaria and Dubai.

R&M Names Sales Manager for Turkey
Wetzikon / Dubai / Istanbul, February 2013. - Cabling specialist Suleyman Tokmak to set branch in Istanbul / Middle East market region on course for growth