About us | History

  • 1968

    Foundation as a component distributor.

    1968
  • 1972

    Start of the production of edge-lit front panels for the aviation industry.

    1972
  • 1985

    Relocation to new factory in Schoenau.

    1985
  • 1987

    Start of the production of keyboards.

    1987
  • 1989

    Extension of the factory to 1,400m².

    1989
  • 1993

    Establishment of Comtronic France and start of the manufacture of flight control units.

    1993
  • 1994

    Development of an NVG compatible LED warning indicator (Patent No. 0 797 180).

    1994
  • 1998

    Extension of the manufacturing facilities to 2,000m².

    1998
  • 2001

    Development of a programmable unit for brightness control.

    2001
  • 2004

    Private Holding acquired 100%.

    2004
  • 2006

    EASA Part 21G and Part 145 Certification.

    2006
  • 2015

    Mafelec Group acquires 100% and further develops COMTRONIC at the Schönau site.

    2015
  • 2016

    COMTRONIC wins important contracts for Dornier Seawing and Marenco SH09.

    2016
  • 2017

    PILATUS PC-24 and SAAB 2000 rely on new COMTRONIC solutions.

    2017