History

Facts and Figures


1972
Foundation by Mr. Rainer Ziegler

1990
Focusing on vibration and sound

1995
Management Buy-Out by Hans J├╝rgen Daams

1996 – 2000
Focus on Squeak & Rattle elimation in automotive sector and market launch of Sound & Vibration measurement instruments from RION

2000 – 2003
Development of the first stick-slip test stand as a world novum, building laboratories for shaker and material testing

2004 – 2005
Launching the 2nd generation of stick-slip test stands that became part of the new VDA standard 230-206

2006 – 2007
Development of acoustic test systems for functional and squeak & rattle noise and a method for systematic squeak & rattle prevention based on contact point analysis on CAD data

2008 – 2010
Developing the 3rd generation of stick-slip test stands; Developing the first ever horizontal stick-slip test stand (H3P) to evaluate stick-slip behaviors of material combination in liquids

2010 – 2012
Introduction of a new generation of compact and silent shaker systems as well as new test system for touch haptics

2013 – 2014
Development of the new SSP-04 stick-slip test stand; The company moved to a new larger premises with considerably larger areas for testing

2015
QM certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 as well as VDA 6.4

2016
Jens Herting and Patrick Schimmelbauer take over ZIEGLER-Instruments GmbH by a Management Buy-Out

2018
Introduction of the new stick-slip test stand H3P-2; QM certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

2020
Market launch of the new RPN calibrator for checking the stick-slip test stands to meet the revised test standard VDA 230-206

2021
Market launch of the KOREMA, the first worldwide available multi dimensional test stand to evaluate friction indused noise quality as well as friction and stick-slip behaviors of material combination; Founding of "Doctor Noise" a service for car drivers helping them to eliminate squeak & rattle problems