Leading solutions for demanding instrumentation

Who we are

Veratron was established in 2018 to serve it's marine customers with high quality and cost competitive products, short time to market from development to start of production and reliable supply to our customers. We have all competences on board to deliver high value solutions from first sketches to the final product.

More than 25 years experience in developing robust designs for the marine, parts/accessories and 2 wheeler market enables us to provide technically outstanding product performance.

Our unique brand VDO Marine is built up on that strengths. The know-how to design lean manufacturing equipment enriches our competency portfolio and allows us to realize highly efficient and cost effective production in our plants.

With automotive background, experienced and passionated people we fulfill our promise to outstanding quality in all dimensions. Stand alone or project type R&D services add unique value to customers performance.

Who we are


  • Industrial design
  • Mechanical design
  • HW/SW development
  • Environmental testing including outdoor weathering
  • Process and equipment development
  • Worldwide production, logistics and
  • Distribution network
  • After series service


  • R&D for Product- and Production
  • Customer Consulting
  • Styling Proposals
  • Environmental Testing
  • Technical Analysis
  • Product design
  • Mechanical engineering


Solutions for pleasure boats

Solutions for pleasure boats

Classic round instruments, displays, sensors, controllers as well as system solutions for the boat electrical/electronic backbone in the specific marine environment. For OE customers and the aftermarket business

VDO Marine

Solutions for the parts and accessories customers

Our robust product portfolio and fast speed to market fit perfectly to the requirements of customers which provide a huge variety of products to people who want to make their vehicles more sophisticated, faster, safer or simply looking cooler.

Solutions for the parts and accessories customers
Manufacturing solutions

Manufacturing solutions

With our lean manufacturing competencies we produce efficient, fast and with high quality. Swiss Quality is our promise and we demonstrate that every day to our customers from the 2wheeler, agriculture and construction world.

Solutions for stationary engines

Round gauges, panels and displays help to run engines and generators efficient, controlled and safe, worldwide.

Solutions for stationary engines
Marine sensor solutions

Marine sensor solutions

Work under extreme conditions: sensors for pressure, temperature or multiple parameters control engine functions or help to navigate safely and accurate.


1972–1991 Foundation & Growth

  • Foundation of VDO Technik AG
  • Production of passenger car instrument clusters for Volvo and Saab and Speedo- and tachometers for Steyr Daimler Puch in Austria
  • Start of production for mechanical speedometers for bicycles and mechanical fuel level sensors and gauge
  • Start of production for central door locking systems for Daimler and VW
  • Concentration of production for Bi-metal instruments for Audi, VW, Seat and Opel
  • High volume production, up to 25’000 units per day
  • Expansion of facility and takeover of marine business

1992–2001 Diversification

  • Start of PCB assembly
  • Instruments for Rover Defende
  • Mercury CHI color – First color display for Marine application
  • Mercury CHI color – First color display for Marine application
  • Polaris P1 – First Off-road application

2002–2007 Change

  • System solutions for industrial application
  • Instrumentation for construction machineries for Bobcat
  • First instrument for Harley-Davidson
  • Start of production for fuel level sensors for trucks
  • Extensive renovation of the building shell

2008–2017 New opportunities

  • Start of production for tractor instrument clusters
  • 2 million Harley-Davidson instruments delivered
  • Site anniversary – 40 years «VDO instruments from Ruethi»
  • Yamaha Motor Co-LTD – First Japanese customer at location Ruethi
  • Moto Guzzi, KTM – New European premium segment motorcycle customers
  • Foundation of Marine market group at location Ruethi
  • Location Rüthi released by Honda Marine Group


  • Start of production for Honda 4,3“ Display
  • Carve out of Marine and PA Business and foundation of Veratron AG


Sailing Season starting soon

Sailing Season starting soon

26 March 2019

Get ready with the VDO Marine Sailing Kit, the fundamental setting for your sailing boat from veratron®.

veratron introduces VDO Marine EngineBox

veratron introduces VDO Marine EngineBox

28 February 2019

Unique in the market! Only the VDO Marine EngineBox, made by veratron AG, is approved for engine room.

Veratron displayed at METS 2018

Veratron displayed at METS 2018

18 January 2019

Veratron at METS, the world’s biggest and most important fair for the Marine

Veratron opens Japanese Office

Veratron opens Japanese Office

14 January 2019

Veratron AG has opened new sales office in the Japanese capital Tokyo

The perfect match: Astra Yacht and VDO Marine

The perfect match: Astra Yacht and VDO Marine

15 November 2018

VDO Marine is proud to announce a cooperation agreement with Astra Yacht

Product launch - OceanLink TFT 7''

Product launch - OceanLink TFT 7''

1 August 2018

We proudly announce the new multifunction TFT Display

Welcome at veratron

Welcome at veratron

31 July 2018

Continental marine business has been sold.

Veratron the Backstage of VDO Marine

21 September 2019

Check our new company presentation video


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