Softing AG acts as a management holding company, which engages in the provision of legal and organizational framework for the sales and marketing activities of the group. It operates through the following segments: Industrial Automation, Automotive Electronics, and Other Consolidation. The Industrial Automation segment engages in the provision of industrial communications solutions and products for the manufacturing and process industry. The Automotive Electronics segment stands for key technologies in automotive electronics as well as such closely related areas in electronics as the commercial vehicle or agricultural machinery industry. The Other Consolidation segment is comprised of the business activities of Softing AG's centralized units. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Haar, Germany.