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Facts & Figures

420employees worldwide
Locations worldwide11Locations worldwide
60Sales & service partners

Simple solutions for complex systems

Since it was founded in 1986, MiniTec has grown continuously from a specialist for miniature guides into a leading technology company. 420 experts in 11 locations in Germany, France, USA, Great Britain, Spain, Slovenia and China now develop tailor-made solutions for our customers. And more than 60 partners worldwide ensure reliable service and competent advice.

An integral element of the MiniTec philosophy is to maintain all essential competencies and components in-house and to optimise them in accordance with our high quality standards. This not only applies to our modular system, but also to our linear technology. We achieve profitability with maximum reliability by adhering to a strict modular principle, by avoiding superfluous product diversity and by simultaneously developing complementary CAD software.

This is reflected in our profile system claim: The Art of Simplicity. We use our construction system to implement high-quality solutions for all kinds of different tasks in all branches of industry. Important industrial companies worldwide are our customers.

Together with leading research institutes. such as the DFKI and Fraunhofer Institute, we work on forward-looking developments in ergonomics and Industry 4.0. MiniTec Smart Solutions GmbH, which develops interactive assistance systems for manual assembly, ensures that scientific insights are transferred into practice.

In line with our high technical standard, the motto of our complete solutions is: The Engineers’ Choice.

Award winning
Hidden Champion

SME study

Hidden Champion

Enterprise award 

"Innovative SME"


"Attractive Employer


of the Western Palatinate Region

MiniTec - A Hidden Champion

What do good companies do to be among the best? How do ordinary medium-sized companies manage to become secret world market leaders? And which are these particularly successful companies? The Research Center for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (FZM) at the University of Trier investigated these questions in its broad-based study "Hidden Champions in Rhineland-Palatinate".
The fact that MiniTec has been identified as a hidden champion makes Commercial Director Sandra Geyer-Altenkirch extremely happy: "Especially for our 35th company anniversary, such an award is of course particularly good and makes us proud....".
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  • Founded in Bensheim (Bergstraße) by Gernot Conrad and Bernhard Bauer
  • Patent for machining-free profile connectors
  • Move into new company building in Waldmohr / Palatinate
  • 8 employees in Germany
  • Certified to EN ISO 9001
  • First participation in HMI and Motek trade fairs
  • Production area increased by 1000 m²
  • Development of assembly line for photovoltaic modules
  • 30 employees in Germany
  • Foundation of MiniTec S.N.C. (France)
  • Certified to EN ISO 14001
  • Foundation of service and assembly base in Zirndorf
  • Foundation of MiniTec Framing System LLC (USA)
  • Foundation of MiniTec UK Ltd. (UK)
  • 70 employees in Germany
  • Certified to EN ISO 18001
  • “Innovative SMEs” award
  • Construction of new Linear Center, Waldmohr / Palatinate
  • 136 employees in Germany
  • Foundation of MiniTec España S.L.U. (España)
  • Move to head office in Schönenberg-Kübelberg / Palatinate
  • World market leader for laser welding systems for solar-thermal collectors
  • 180 employees in Germany
  • 10 locations worldwide, representation in 60 countries
  • “Attractive Employer Rhineland-Palatinate” award
  • Foundation of MiniTec System Technology Co. Ltd. (PR China)
  • 30-year anniversary
  • 240 employees in Germany
  • 360 employees worldwide
  • Foundation of MiniTec Smart Solutions for intelligent assistance systems
  • Foundation of MiniTec Berlin GmbH
  • Soldering technology added to the product range
  • MiniTec Framing (US) moves into its own, new plant
  • New sales partners in Sweden & North Africa
  • 280 employees in Germany
  • 420 employees worldwide