Just like many other comapnies, we started out small. But Hekatron was founded in an old schoolhouse in Sulzburg, rather than a garage.
Founded as Pyrotector Europe GmbH in Bielefeld with Managing Director Horst Köhr.
The company moves to Sulzburg.
Pyrotector Europe becomes a member of the Swiss Securitas Group.
The company separates from its US licensor and is renamed Hekatron.
The Securitas Group becomes a majority shareholder.
Hekatron is fully integrated into the Securitas Group.
The DIN EN ISO 9001-compliant quality management system is launched.
The DIN EN ISO 14001 compliant environmental management system is launched.
The company is split into Hekatron Vertriebs GmbH and Hekatron Technik GmbH.
For the first time ever, we are featured in the list of Best Workplaces in Germany complied by Great Place.
Occupational health and safety management is certified in compliance with OHSAS 18001.
The new core of Hekatron Manufacturing is created: the new production hall with 5x 2000 m2 SMD lines.