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Rausch and minCam join forces – Creating a worldwide leading group for CCTV inspection systems

  • Rausch and minCam intensify longstanding cooperation
  • The merger creates a world leading growth platform for CCTV inspection systems
  • Rausch and minCam remain independent companies and will work together operationally and strategically in the future
  • New purpose built facility is planned for further growth

Weissensberg and Fischen in Bavaria, December 18th, 2019.

Rausch GmbH & Co. KG (“Rausch“) and minCam GmbH (“minCam“) will closely cooperate in the future. minCam, the specialist for push camera systems, who was acquired by Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen GmbH (“HQIB”) in May 2018, and Rausch, a company specialized in vehicle and mobile CCTV inspection systems acquired on Decemeber 18th, 2019 will use their synergies to increase their market position in the growing global CCTV market.

Rausch and minCam will remain independent companies with their brands. The management teams will stay the same. Both companies will work together strategically and operationally in a corporate group with over 180 employees. The group will be based in Weissensberg and will be managed by Stefan Rausch and Hans Kjärsgård. HQIB will leverage the Harald Quandt network to support further development. The group will be one of the the top 5 CCTV inspection system leaders in the world.

The aim of the merger is to become an international leader with a broad product portfolio in the field of CCTV and leak testing systems for sewer inspections in order to continue the strong growth of the past. The companies complement each other with their technological expertise and their product range. Together, Rausch and minCam can cover the entire range of CCTV inspection systems from laterals to mainlines.

minCam will relocate their facility from Fischen to Immenstadt in 2020 under the management of Thomas Viell. The modern purpose built facility is currently being planned to support the future growth. 

“Our partnership with minCam and HQIB is the next step in confirming our position as one of the world market leaders in CCTV inspection systems. minCam has been a trusted partner for many years and we are looking forward to strategic and operational cooperation. As a corporate group and with the support of HQIB, we see ourselves strongly positioned to continue our successful growth “, says Stefan Rausch, Managing Director/CEO of Rausch international group.

“The combination of Rausch and minCam creates a growth platform for CCTV systems that stands for quality ‘Made in Germany’. Rausch and minCam ideally complement each other with their product portfolios“, says Gregor Harald May, Managing Partner of HQIB. “We will support the strategic cooperation between Rausch and minCam with our experience, resources and international network of the Harald Quandt family.”

The parties have agreed not to disclose any details about the transaction.

About Rausch
Rausch is one of the world market leaders in the field of CCTV and leak testing systems for sewer inspections. In addition to standardized vehicles, the company also offers customized solutions. Continuous innovations have characterized Rausch since its inception in 1983. By developing the RCA 4.0 Full HD, Rausch has set the course for the future. Rausch offers its customers comprehensive service around the globe with its subsidiary in the USA founded in 2004 and select partners all over the world. With a vertical integration of more than 90 percent, Rausch achieves a superior level of quality. Rausch has its headquarters in Weissensberg by Lake Constance and subsidiary in Chambersburg PA, USA .

About minCam
minCam GmbH is a leading company in the field of CCTV-inspection systems based in Fischen in Allgäu. The company specializes in push-rod camera systems (pan & tilt and self-leveling systems), which are primarily used in smaller pipes. minCam’s camera systems distinguish themselves through high quality, robustness and reliability. The platform strategy of minCam is to make products which offer customized solutions for their clients.

About Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen
Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen GmbH is the principal investment firm of the family Harald Quandt joined by a small, select number of (industrial) families and partners. HQIB invests in small and medium sized companies within the German-speaking region of Europe, that are leading in established and technologically sophisticated market niches with attractive growth potential. As an industrial holding company, HQIB pursues a long-term, sustainable investment approach and is not subject to any time restrictions or limited investment periods.

Rausch at WWETT 2020 in Indianapolis!

RauschUSA is excited to invite you to our booth at the 2020 WWETT Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. We are in Booth 2611, in the same location as last year. We are bringing two fully-loaded systems to showcase our industry-leading pipeline inspection equipment and our new MOBILE pro cube and trailer. Of course the QuickLock Pipe Point Repair product will be on display, as well as our popular push cameras.
Add Rausch to your schedule when you explore the Expo Hall in Indy this coming year – our entire knowledgeable sales staff will be on-site to discuss our systems with you!

Thanksgiving Service Bulletin

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November 12,2019

In observance of Thanksgiving, Rausch USA will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29, 2019. Offices will reopen at their normal time on Monday, December, 2nd 2019. 

Please remember to submit your repair requests via our Online RMA Form to receive the best service. If you need assistance locating the Serial Numbers, we have created a worksheet to help find them on each equipment component.

Please have a safe Holiday weekend. 

Thank you!

Join us 11/06/2019 for Customer Appreciation Day!

Rausch is welcoming our customers, dealers, and business partners to join us Wednesday, November 6th for our annual customer appreciation day 2019. The event will be held in our facility in Chambersburg , with training classes offered throughout the day and a special thank-you lunch!

Agenda and registration updates are soon to follow – but we wanted you to know this was coming so you could save the date.

To save the date to your calendar click the link below 

See you here!

Water Expo 2019 in Miami August 28 & 29

RauschUSA is excited to announce that we are attending the 2019 Water Expo in Miami, FL on August 28th and 29th. Rausch is a proud Platinum Sponsor, and are located in Booth 611 of the expo hall.The event is in the MACC Convention Center, near the Miami International Airport. 

The Water Expo is a growing industry trade show targeting the Latin American & Caribbean markets and the USA at the same time.

From the Water Expo Website:


Where you CONNECT with Latin American & Caribbean huge markets and major infrastructure projects in the USA at the same time.The EFFECTIVE COMMERCIAL HUB between North American & Worldwide Manufacturers & Distributors with Buyers, Professionals, Dealers, Operators, Contractors and Potential Reps. from LATIN AMERICA, the CARIBBEAN and UNITED STATES. 40+ countries under one roof!”


RauschUSA is excited to announce our return to the 2019 WEFTEC Expo in McCormick Place Chicago, IL this fall from September 23rd – 25th. We are in booth 7715 – come visit us!

From the WEFTEC Website:

“WEFTEC is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training available today.”

A wide range of topics and focus areas allow registrants to design their own, unique learning experience while earning up to 16.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for continuing education units and eight general Contacts Hours per day visiting the Exhibition. An increasing number of abstract submittals from experts in the water quality field results in a world-class technical program of technical sessions and workshops that addresses a diverse and comprehensive list of contemporary water and wastewater issues and solutions including: