A PARTNER YOU CAN RELY ON
Veratron was established in 2018 to serve its customers with high quality, cost competitive products. With more than 45 years of knowhow in our company, we provide the market with premium instruments for vehicles. Our customers know us for our short time to market from development to start of production and reliable supply. We have all competences on board to deliver high value solutions from first sketches to the final product.
HISTORY OF VERATRON
The name has changed several times, but many of the people developing our first-class instruments have been with us since the beginning. More than 45 years’ experience and knowhow have been accumulated within Veratron, allowing us to provide the market with cutting edge technology and premium instruments for vehicles of all kinds.
1972 – 1991 Foundation & Growth:
1992 – 2001 Diversification:
Foundation of VDO Technik AG at new production plant at Rüthi / Switzerland. Production of passenger car instrument clusters for Swedish car manufacturer, as wellas Speedo- and tachometers for Austrian motorcycle and car manufacturers.
First production of mechanical speedometers for bicycles and mechanical fuel level sensors and gauges.
The production of central door locking systems for two major German car manufacturers begins.
Focus on production of bi-metal instruments for all German car manufacturers. New production processes implemented to produce up to 25,000 units per day.
Expansion of facility and integration of marine business.
2002 – 2007 Change:
Start of PCB assembly in Rüthi / Switzerland.
Production of instruments for British off-road vehicle manufacturer.
Engine monitoring instrument for biggest US outboard engine manufacturer – first development and production of color display for Marine application.
ATV instrument – first development for off-road application.
First system solutions for industrial applications are developed and produced.
Instrumentation for larger US construction machineries manufacturer developed and produced.
Icon motorcycle manufacturer in US orders first instruments in Rüthi.
Start of production of fuel level sensors for trucks.
Production plant refreshed and made ready for further expansion.
2008 – 2017 New Opportunities:
The production of tractor instrument clusters starts.
Up to date 2 million instruments were delivered to US motorcycle manufacturer.
The biggest marine engine manufacturer becomes the first Japanese customer to order from the Rüthi plant. Two new European premium motorcycle brands follow.
Rüthi becomes the Marine market group within Continental. Further focus on marine instruments.
A famous Japanese engine, motorcycle and car manufacturer is added as the next important customer in the marine segment.
The management being partly on board for over 20 years buys the Marine and PA Business from Continental and founds the new company Veratron.
Development of premium and cutting edge Veratron products. Ongoing development and production of VDO Marine products.