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Feinmetall Herrenberg

History

50 years
quality and
precision.

1964. Establishment of FEINMETALL, to begin with as a specialist for the production of high-tech watch springs.
1974. Production of the first spring contact probes as a test medium for the electronic industry.
1980. Development of the first tests heads with "Buckling Beam" Technology for contacting ceramic substrates.
1985. Launch of the first epoxy probe cards for the wafer test.
1986. Start of production for test fixtures for the in-circuit and functional tests of circuit boards.
1997. The launch of the ViProbe® (vertical probe card) represents a technological leap in micro level contact-making.
1998. Setting up an assembly plant for contact probes in the Czech Republic.
2006. Establishment of subsidiaries in Singapore and Taiwan for distribution and servicing probe cards in Asia.
2006. Construction of a new production facility in the Czech Republic.
2009. Establishment of a sales subsidiary for contact probes in Mexico.
2012. Expansion of the business division for contact probes in Asia, and establishment of subsidiaries in Shanghai and Shenzhen.
2014. 50 years of precision and quality - that´s a reason to celebrate!