METZ CONNECT, formerly RIA CONNECT, is a medium-sized, family-run German company founded in 1976. METZ CONNECT stands for high quality interconnect technology manufacturing in standard and custom signal and data connectors and I/O modules. METZ CONNECT products include PCB mount spring contact and screw termination terminal blocks and board to board connectors, field terminated Ethernet connectors, RJ45 plugs and receptacles, patch panels, copper and fiber optic cables and intelligent DIN Rail mount I/O devices. Typical applications include security and access controls, HVAC, industrial controls, irrigation systems, industrial automation, lighting controls, Audio/Visual equipment, building automation applications and more. METZ CONNECT designs and manufactures connector assembly equipment in-house to assure the highest quality and reliability of finished products.