History of Axetris AG
||First activities of Leister in the area of Microsystems started with the acquisition of Swiss Start-up Lemantech SA.|
||Own MEMS Foundry
||Leister Microsystems builds its own MEMS foundry to manufacture thermal mass flow sensors and micro-optical components.
||First optical Products
||First micro-optical products are shipped.
||Sales & Service Center USA
||Leister Microsystems starts sales activities in the USA (under Leister Technologies LLC)
||First IRS Products
||Electrically modulated infrared source for gas sensors.
||8“ MEMS Foundry Extension
||Extension of the internal MEMS Foundry to 200 mm wafer fabrication.
||Acquisition of IR Microsystems SA
||Leister acquires Lausanne based Swiss sensor company IR Microsystems SA, an innovative supplier of diode laser based gas detection modules, to expand its activities in micro-systems technology.
||Integration of IR Microsystems into Axetris
||All former activities of IR Microsystems, previously based in Lausanne/Switzerland, have been successfully integrated into the operations of its Axetris division.
||Sales & Service Center Japan
||Axetris expands its sales network and starts local sales activities in Japan (under Leister Technologies KK)
||Clean room extension for gas sensor manufacturing
||Axetris moves the production of MFD and LGD OEM modules to a new assembly area, and extends its cleanroom manufacturing facility. More than 1,000 m2 of cleanroom manufacturing are fully operational.
||Sales & Service Center China
||Axetris starts sales activities in China (under Leister Technologies Ltd)
||Axetris becomes a Company
||“Axetris - A Division of Leister” becomes “Axetris AG - A Company of the Leister Group”. Axetris will sell and market only under the brand AXETRIS.
||Golden Gas Award
||Axetris’s Laser Gas Analyzer OEM Module LGD F200 wins a gas award.
|2016||Supplier of the Year||Axetris is awarded „Supplier of the Year” Award from Lumentum, the highest honor for suppliers to Lumentum – the market-leading manufacturer of photonic components for telecom Networks.|
|2016||Reneval of the ISO Certification||Axetris renews its ISO certification according to ISO 9001:2015.
|2016||Extension of MFD range||Axetris launches an extension to its range of high-performance mass flow meters and controllers. The MFD Plus is launched in parallel at Analytica (Germany) and Sensor+Test (Germany) in May 2016.|
|2016||New Platform 2 of LGD products||Axetris announces the new Platform 2 to its successful F200 line of laser gas detection products – the new platform is launched under the tagline “More Possibiliites” at Sensor+Test (Germany) and at CEM (Portugal) in May 2016.|
|2017||High investments in the infrastructure||Axetris AG will double its production capacity. The investments in the infrastructure for the clean rooms and production equipment amount to around 10 million Swiss francs. Read more.
|2018||Axetris is celebrating 20 years of experience in micro-optics and gas sensing solutions. Read more.|