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About Karl Dose

Quality with tradition since 1920.

For 90 years our family business has been developing durable and resistant products for a reliable supply of electricity and light on the high seas.

Founded in 1920 and specialized in ship electricity, we have extended our product line consistently to other maritime areas. Our products range from ship lights, floodlights and searchlights across container power sockets to equipment for electrical installations. All products are geared to the special requirements of shipping, the navy and hazardous areas.

Expert advisory service, high supplier’s reliability, fast order processing as well as a high safety standard are guaranteed by our qualified staff and our state-of-the-art manufacturing technology.


Close Contact to the User as Guarantor for Quality

Close contact to our clients, partners and staff has high significance, particularly because of us being a family business. This ensures that we can offer products suitable for practical use which can be relied on when it becomes crucial.

Besides our extensive standard programme, working jointly with our clients, we develop customized solutions which live up to individual requirements.


Our Focus: Quality Products for your Safety

Dose stands for high quality. Since our establishment, ship crews worldwide trust in the quality of Dose Products. We believe in continuous quality control from production to delivery and beyond. Only if you are satisfied, we’ll be too.

Modern technology is used in all our products as a matter of principal, as long as this meets our high standards of quality and offers a clear added value regarding usability and longevity.

Absolute reliability in all stages of cooperation is furthermore guaranteed by certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001.


Your High Standard Global Partner

Among other things our head office in Hamburg is responsible for the areas of Quality Assurance, Product Development, Sales and Customer Service. State-of-the-art manufacturing plants are located in Portugal and the Czech Republic. Direct contact is provided by our local subsidiaries in all major shipbuilding locations worldwide.


Specialists of Today and those of Tomorrow

In order to guarantee high quality products it requires professional management and training of the personnel besides providing modern technology. Therefore, we are offering our specialists of tomorrow training positions also during difficult times.