SmartGas

2020-01-16T09:24:53+01:00

Thomas R. Villinger

ZFHN Partner:

2007

Initial investment:

SmartGas develops and produces OEM gas sensors and system solutions for gas measurement as well as products for gas analysis, process measurement technology and ambient air monitoring.

Jörg Ronde

Managing Director

Thomas R. Villinger

ZFHN Partner:

2007

Initial investment:

SmartGas develops and produces OEM gas sensors and system solutions for gas measurement as well as products for gas analysis, process measurement technology and ambient air monitoring.

Jörg Ronde

Managing Director

SmartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH develops and produces reliable, accurate, and economical infrared absorption sensors (NDIR) for the detection of gases in a very wide range of application areas.

The product range includes sensors for gas analysis, process measurement technology and indoor air-quality monitoring, gas warning devices and installation and customer solutions. On the basis of available standard sensors, smartGAS also offers customer-specific adaptations in accordance with the requirements of the particular customer – from the modification of the measurement range to the development of a completely new solution, everything is possible. Having its headquarters in Heilbronn, smartGAS today employs about 30 people in engineering, production and sales. smartGas is the global market leading in its specific field of NDIR sensors.

In strategic and corporate funding questions ZFHN is an important sparring partner for us. Through its global network ZFHN significantly supports our global product roll-out as part of our globalization strategy.

Jörg Ronde

Managing Director

In strategic and corporate funding questions ZFHN is an important sparring partner for us. Through its global network ZFHN significantly supports our global product roll-out as part of our globalization strategy.

Jörg Ronde

Managing Director

2019
Growth Strategy 2025 - finalization and start of roll-out
2018
Launch of the new NDIR multigas-sensor Silarex as the top product line for the application area of emission measurement.

Over 200 sold units in its first year.

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2017
smartGAS and ZFHN celebrating 10 years of cooperation in Heilbronn
2016
Expansion of production capacity with new locations
2015
Expansion of product range in analytical measurement technology with the "Evo line"
2011
Localization of refrigerants as a target market
2008
Entry into the SF-6 market (primarily in Asia)
2007
Investment by ZFHN and relocation to Heilbronn
2005
Founded as spin-off from the University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Dortmund