Family company since 1946

Kadlec & Brödlin GmbH has over 75 years of company history in equipping inland and seagoing vessels with regard to electrotechnical and electronic products.

Since 1946, many inland and seagoing vessels have been equipped or converted, which are doing their service under the most diverse flags in the world. Kadlec & Brödlin plans, delivers and installs electrotechnical and electronic systems and equipment.

The decades of experience in connection with the technical competence of our employees, in constant dialogue with shipowners, shipbuilders, classification societies and research institutions as well as suppliers make it possible for us to offer customers the solutions that best meet the respective specific requirements.

Christian und Norbert Kadlec

Christian und Norbert Kadlec


April 17, 1946

  • Foundation of the company by Emil Kadlec and Karl Brödlin

January 1951

  • Adaptation of the company structure. The company becomes an OHG

December 1966

  • Conversion of the OHG into a GmbH

February 1968

  • Norbert Kadlec joins the company

January 1969

  • Karl Brödlin leaves the company

January 1980

  • Norbert Kadlec becomes managing director

April 1997

  • Christian Kadlec joins the company

September 2009

  • Christian Kadlec becomes managing director
  • Company shares are completely in the hands of the Kadlec family

Contact us

Service I Shop I Administration
Kadlec & Brödlin GmbH
Krausstraße 21
47119 Duisburg

Tel.: +49 (0)203 / 47 995 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)203 / 47 995 - 10

Engineering I Switchgear construction
Vinckeweg 15
47119 Duisburg

Tel.: +49 (0)203 / 47 995 - 70
Fax: +49 (0)203 / 47 995 - 75

Office hours
Monday - Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00
Friday: 8:00 - 16:00

Welcome on board!

We are looking for new employees!

In the field of marine electrics and electronics we are hiring:

Electrical engineer (f/m/d) Automation technology

Electrical engineer (f/m/d) EPLAN P8

Electronics technician (f/m/d) Operations engineering

Communication electronics technician (f/m/d) Installation and maintenance