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, Automotive and IT Networks. The Industrial segment engages in the provision of industrial communications solutions and products for the manufacturing and process industry. The Automotive 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 IT Networks segment is engaged in testing, qualifying and certifying cabling in IT systems based on technological standards. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Haar, Germany.