Hectronic

International

About Us

We are many things. A medium-sized family business. A company with the characteristics of a start-up. Proven technologies and a craftiness true to the Black Forest. Digital and smart solu-tions for the mobility of today and tomorrow. We place great value on fast, uncomplicated decisionmaking as well as flat hierarchies. Everyone knows everyone here. We are defined by a true team spirit, the ability to adapt and a sense of responsibility.

History

In the beginning, there was a spirit of brilliant innovation and visionary thinking, which still rings true today. Innovation, creativity and knowledge are the foundations of our company’s philosophy and success.

1955

  • Relocation of a Kienzle production site from Isny to Bonndorf and start of the licensed production of parking meters

1964

  • Foundation of Hectronic AG in Brugg (Switzerland)

1987

  • The 50,000th seven-segment display is produced

1991

  • Hectronic supplies BP for the first time - beginning of a longstanding successful cooperation

1996

  • Bonndorf site established through takeover of Kienzle VDO
  • First visit as Hectronic at the Intertraffic exhibition

 

2000

  • Foundation of Hectronic France & Polska

2005

  • Foundation of Hectronic India

2009

  • Acquisition of EDV SOS GmbH - an Austrian provider of cash register systems
  • The HeDu vocational training cooperation starts

2013

  • 1,000th HecPoll licence sold
  • Foundation of Hectronic VSG

2014

  • 50 years of Hectronic

2015

  • 100,000th OptiLevel probe is cast in gold
  • 1,500th Heconomy leaves production
  • 40,000th Citea rolls off the production line

2017

  • Investment in start-up Parquery
  • 10,000 Citeas are connected to CityLine
  • 300th employee hired

2018

  • Participation in Hypermedia
  • Expansion of the managing board in Bonndorf
  • First refuellings via our app
  • 36,000 PetroPoint vehicle transponders have already been implemented in France

2019

  • Foundation of BU Digital Solutions
  • Inauguration of the Bonndorf site extension with a new cafeteria

2020

  • Foundation of the holding company Hectronic Schweiz AG
  • Launch of the cash- and ticketless parking terminal CiteaPico

2021

  • New Eco Line: Fuel terminals for alternative fuels & e-mobility
  • 30,000 Citeas are connected to CityLine