Facts and Figures

Foundation by Mr. Rainer Ziegler

Focusing on vibration and sound

Management Buy-​​Out by Hans Jürgen 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

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

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

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

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

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