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Our mission is to make professional communication more efficient, faster and safer.


Our vision is to provide our customers with secure, reliable and long lasting team communication technology. We are passionate and committed to the future of mission-critical broadband communications.

Our unique offer

  • Customisable devices/interfaces/keys (PTT, SOS)
  • Dedicated band for public safety and private networks
  • Professional accessories (lockable)
  • Individual integration of various software solutions


Maverick Chen, President of RugGear®, recognised an enormous market potential for industrial rugged phones at an early stage and founded the brand RugGear in 2006. As a long-time industry professional in the mobile phone sector, he looks back on decades of experience in development and production.

Since the beginning of 2020, Martin Haaf has been managing the business of RugGear GmbH, based in Germany, as CEO. The experienced graduate engineer has been operating in the telecommunications industry for more than 20 years and also supports various research and innovation committees as an expert. Martin Haaf is also CEO of RugGear partner MOBILE GmbH, the world's leading and most innovative developer of mobile communication devices for safe use in hazardous areas.


Since being founded in 2006, RugGear® has become one of the world's leading and most innovative designers and manufacturers of rugged mobile devices for professional industrial use.

Our high-performance mobile devices combine proven hardware and communication solutions with state-of-the-art technology over public or private broadband via LTE standard. RugGear devices represent efficient, secure and stable team communications and offer both Push-to-Talk (PTT) and Mission-Critical-Push-To-Talk (MCPTT) capabilities. With our customer-focused product development based in Germany, we are a key player in driving the future of broadband communications.

Together with our partner MOBILE, we are the world's leading provider of integrated solutions for PTT/POC (together with software partners), Mission Critical, MDM and the hazardous area (zone 1/21 and 2/22). RugGear cooperates globally with well-known mobile communications suppliers and operators as well as solution and integration providers and is represented in Europe, the USA, the Middle East, Australia and Asia.