smartGAS: Blue Performance for gas sensors
smartGAS Mikrosensorik GmbH develops and produces reliable, precise and cost-effective nondispersive infrared sensors (NDIR) for detecting gases in diverse areas of application. The product spectrum includes sensors for gas analysis, process measuring technology and indoor air monitoring, gas detectors, as well as installations and custom solutions. On the basis of the available standard sensors smartGAS also offers custom adaptation to specific customer requirements - everything is possible, from modification of the measuring range to development of a completely new solution. The company has today about 20 employees at the headquarters in Heilbronn.
smartGAS - History:
Established in 2005 as a spin-off of the Institute for Microsensors (IfM) at the university of applied sciences, the company focused from the beginning on IR absorption technology. This continues to be the ideal starting point for the development of reliable and precise gas sensors with a broad range of applications.
In 2007, Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn (ZFHN) was convinced to invest in the company, in order to drive growth and the company's long-term independence from the university of applied sciences. In the same year smartGAS moved its headquarters to Heilbronn, in the region where numerous world market leaders are located. There smartGAS found the ideal conditions for the consistent expansion and development of the product spectrum.
The following years were then marked by growth - both the customer base and the product spectrum and sales regions expanded continuously.
As a result of the successful development, smartGAS soon outgrew the original facilities. In the summer of 2016, the company therefore moved to new facilities, where all departments now have sufficient space for the coming years.