consulting & sales,
project development & production

At Horst Platz GmbH we have been offering a wide range of services for customers from the automotive, telecommunication, IT, engineering, medical technology and aviation sectors for more than 45 years – from consulting and design of tailor-made solutions to project management; from individual product development to contract manufacture. For details on our strategic business areas, please see here:

company  /  our customers

our customers

Our global customers are in the telecommunications sector and from the industries:

  • automotive
  • space and aviation
  • engineering
  • IT and telecommunications
  • medical technology
  • data centres
  • wholesalers and specialist retailers
company  /  philosophy

"Nothing is
impossible"

We listen to you carefully and deliver custom-fit designs. Regardless of whether you are looking for professional audio solutions for contact centres, the latest telecommunication solutions for control centres or a reliable supplier for system houses. 

With the latest UPS systems, we are a contact partner for data centres, industrial companies, hospitals, etc., who require a safe and reliable energy supply for the operation of their systems, even in an emergency.

For our industrial customers, particularly from the automotive, engineering, medical technology, and aviation sectors, we specialise in the resolution of complex requirements with electronic, electromechanical and mechanical components.

Are you looking for an experienced partner for the contract manufacture of electronic components? As Lorom germany we are at your disposal: from the development of a component to series production.

The much-used word "service" has a particular meaning for us. It means always being there for our customers and always providing comprehensive and competent support - in every project phase. Even after the sale.

company  /  product development

your product fits
you -
not the other way around

We specialise in innovative further developments: whether needs-based modifications, adaptations and functional enhancements – regardless of the product: our customer-specific special solutions take centre stage.

Our R&D Department loves challenges – 45 years of experience proves this. As well as recommending technologies and products, we also bring people to the table - to develop new options for the future together.

company  /  team

successful teamwork

We are a family-run medium-sized company near Frankfurt am Main – our offices are in Friedrichsdorf am Taunus. We are proud of this. We have a tradition of developing forward-looking products & services.

From left to right:

Lars Platz

Internal Sales and Key Account Manager

After studying law then a part-time Master's degree, he started his career at Horst Platz Beratungs-& Vertriebs GmbH in 2006.

In addition to his work as Internal Sales Manager and supporting domestic and international Key Account customers, particularly in the Asian region, the organisation of the diverse international trade relationships and their optimisation is an additional area of activity. Contract manufacturing and the sale of communication devices take centre stage here.

  • 2007 LLM (Master of Laws) degree in tax law at the University of Münster
  • 2005 Second state legal examination, OLG Munich - lawyer

Christina Karstens

Authorised Representative

After training as an industrial clerk, Christina, who has two sons, worked in her parent's company as she completed her studies and was thus able to link theory and practice together. Her motto: "Nothing is impossible." She manages the Finance and Human Resources departments at Horst Platz GmbH.

  • Since 2014, Trainer for comm. careers
  • Since 2012, Management of Finance and Human Resources
  • Since 2011, Authorised Representative for Horst Platz Beratungs- und Vertriebs GmbH
  • Since 2001, Authorised Representative for Horst Elektro-Industrievertretungen e.K.
  • Since 1996, Horst Platz Elektro-Industrievertretungen e.K., office staff
  • 1995 Completion of degree in Business Administration at Goethe University, Frankfurt/M.
  • 1989 Successful completion of vocational training as an Industrial Clerk at TELENORMA Telefonbau und Normalzeit Lehner & Co., Frankfurt/M  

Horst Platz

Chief Executive

After training as a Technical Export Manager, he started his career path at peiker acustic in Bad Homburg and took on the role of Sales Manager there. 

In 1968 he founded Horst Platz Elektro-Industrievertretungen for the sale of the electronic, electroacoustic and electromechanical product solutions from renowned German and international manufacturing companies.

In 1979 Horst Platz Beratungs- & Vertriebs GmbH was established. He recognised globalisation at an early stage and aligned his company to these challenges with an international focus.

In addition to his business activities, he was involved on a honorary basis with the IHK Frankfurt and the VhU (Union of Hesse Trade Associations) for many years as Vice-President and, as CDH President, he managed one of the leading trade associations in Berlin.

Uwe Platz

Chief Executive

Since he joined the family company, the graduate electrical engineer has worked in sales of complex technical products and solutions for applications in the automotive, telecommunications and IT industries,
as well as engineering, medical technology and aviation.

  • Since 2001, co-shareholder at Horst Platz Beratungs- und Vertriebs GmbH
  • Since 2000, Chief Executive at Horst Platz Beratungs- und Vertriebs GmbH
  • November 1991 Joined Horst Platz Elektro-Industrievertretungen and Horst Platz
    Beratungs- & Vertriebs GmbH
  • 1991 Degree in Electrical Engineering from the FH Munich

Bernd Ogorczyk

Technical Manager

Since 2012, Technical Manager at Horst Platz Beratungs- und Vertriebs GmbH.

After studying Electrical Engineering, he started his career at Telefonbau- und Normalzeit as an engineer for telecommunication products. After several years as a Group and Project Manager, he took on worldwide product responsibility for the Avaya devices as Design Manager. This gave him well-founded knowledge of the development and manufacture of complex telecommunication products. 

  • 1978 Degree in General Electrical Engineering at the FH Gießen
  • 1979 Joined Telefonbau- und Normalzeit