Company Profile

Profile of A Company A.U.Shay Ltd

Milestones, activity and vision:

A.U.Shay Ltd is a family Business that started its way as a small shop in Tel-Aviv by Mr. Avraham Schugurensky, a new immigrant from Argentina at 1921.
  • 1921 – Opening a small electrical shop in Tel-Aviv
  • 1926 – Mr. Avraham Schugurensky is nominated Siemens representative for Palestine and moves the business to Haifa.
  • 1930 – The company is leading in the field of electrical supply.
  • 1932 - The second generation sons – Shlomo and Uriel, join the company which is now called – Schugurensky And Sons Ltd.
  • 1939 – The company continues its activity during WWII, Uriel is now a Major in the Jewish Brigade and fighting the Nazi enemy in Europa
  • 1945 – The company is nominated as the region representative for several world-known manufactures, such as: Schmersal, Klauke, Megger etc.
  • 1948 – with the establishment of the state of Israel the family adopts the Hebrew name  Shay – Uriel is appointed as lieutenant colonel for the IFD to be the first military attaché in Turkey
  • 1968 – Uriel shay assumes ownership of the Tel-Aviv branch, taking over responsibility for all foreign agencies and representations.
  • 1980 – The third generation, Ilan Shay, Dipl. Engineer and graduate of the T.H Aachen Germany, joins the company.
  • 1992 -  The company is nominated  representative of Weidmuller Germany.
  • 1994 – The company expands to its new 1000 sqm.  headquarters and stores  in Kiryat-Arie  industrial area in Petah-Tikva.
  • 1996 – A.U.Shay Ltd is certified  quality standard ISO9000 by the Standard Institute of Israel.
  • 2004 – the fourth generation, Shay Grinbaum, graduate of computer science at the   IDC Herzeliya and joins the company, contributing  new energy and innovation.
  • 2007 – Uriel Shay owner and founder passed away at the age of 93
  • 2008 -   The company is nominated representative  of Metabo Germany later establishing a partnership with C.G.W for the marketing of the Metabo power tools.
  • 2016/2017 – A.U.Shay is launching its brand new website.
  • 2018 - A.U Shay receives Raychem's representation in Israel, owned by TE Connectivity (Tyco) conglomerate. 
Today holding the outstanding distinguished record of 96 years and 4 generations of a family business A.U.Shay  with a list of distinguished  worldwide brands  such as: Weidmuller, Klauke, Megger, Mersen, Schmersal, HT-Italia, Emas, Werma, Dold, Melec, Hellermann Tyton, Raychem etc. is proud to use its  knowledge and experience accumulated over the years  to be a consulting and supporting factor which is the most important added value.