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The history of MicroContact AG

Since 1984, MicroContact AG has been developing steadily both technologically and entrepreneurially. The following are the most important milestones:

2015

The succession is complete. Michel and Pascal Grimm are leading in second generation Microcontact AG.

2013

Development of the Sirius-adapter.

2012

Official integrator of Staeubli Robots.

2011

Acquisition of TechnoSys AG by MicroContact AG.

2010

First robot integration into a MCom microtester.

2007

Development of the AOI Handling system.

2003

Development of the HDI rigid needle adapter for 150μm pitch distances.

2000

Development of the fully automatic passive alignment laser for trimming pressure resistors.

1999

Founding of TechnoSys AG by Markus Fürholz and Rolf Grimm. TechnoSys AG continues the activities of Fürholz Engineering.

1996

Development of the fine-pitch adapter with 250μm pitch distances and 200 test points/cm2.

1994

The first fully automatic microtester allows double-sided contacting.

1991

Construction of the first semi-automatic tester with rigid needle adapters.

1991

Relocation in company's own building in Lostorf.

1990

Start of cooperation with Fürholz Engineering for the development of special machines for electrical testing technology.

1987

Construction of the first rigid needle adapter with deflected needles.

1984

Opening of the first bare board test center in Switzerland. Construction of customized test adapters for assembled printed circuit boards. Swiss distributor for Ingun test probes and adapters as well as for ATG testing devices.

1984

Foundation of MicroContact AG based in Dulliken by Rolf and Marianne Grimm.