the original from Pforzheim-Würm
What started as a manufacture in the basement of the family residence, is now a world leading, medium-sized family-owned company with a long-standing and extensive experience in the field of micro precision.
Erection and expansion own overseas locations:
2022 - Founding and opening of the sales company Microtherm North America Inc. in Greenville, USA.
2020 - Takeover of the business operations of Microtherm GmbH by the Prettl Group into Microtherm Sentronic GmbH including the takeover of the worldwide production companies of the Microtherm Group.
2018 - Start of production of temperature switches at the Microtherm India Private Limited site in Pune, India.
2016 – Move of the Microtherm CZ s.r.o. into a company-owned production building
2012 – Founding and opening of the production company Microtherm Electronic Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
2009 - Founding of Microtherm India Private Limited in Pune, India, as a sales company.
2008 - Founding of Microtherm GmbH Shanghai Rep. Office in Shanghai, China. Subsequent conversion into Microtherm Electronic Trade (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in 2012.
2006 - Founding of Microtherm India (Liaison Office) in Mumbai, India.
2004 - Occupation of the new production facilities of Triumph Fortune International Ltd. in Dongguan and WingFu, China.
2002 - Founding of Microtherm CZ s.r.o. in Police nad Metují, Czech Republic. Production of thermo-regulators.
2001 - Founding of Microtherm GmbH Sede Italiana in Milan, Italy, as a subsidiary to conduct sales activities in Italy.
2000 - Expansion of the production floor space at Canadian Thermostats and Control Devices Ltd. in Montreal, Canada.
1998 - Founding of Microtherm do Brasil Ltda. in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as a sales Company.
Expansion of the business activities:
1996 - Acquisition of the company Heinrich Vogt, Pforzheim. Suppliers of the jewellery industry; later merged with Microtherm GmbH.
1992 - Founding of the joint venture Triumph Fortune International Ltd. (TFIL) in Hongkong, China. Manufacturing in China and Sales in Southeast Asia.
1988 - Founding of MIC-AIR GmbH at the Pforzheim location. Aircraft and flight rental.
1980 - Acquisition of the distribution company Panta. Sales of digital, analogue display devices and protective motor switches, and power plug-in connectors.
1978 - Founding of Canadian Thermostats and Control Devices Ltd. (Cantherm) in Montreal, Canada. Production of Moxie semiconductors and sale of the German products in North America.
Founding and development:
1971 - Start of the development of a worldwide network of representatives.
1967 - Kick-off for the construction of an own production building in Pforzheim-Würm, and the addition of an administrative building in 1978.
1965 - Founding of Microtherm GmbH at the Pforzheim location. Production of the first temperature sensor on rented premises.