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Micro-Hybrid Electronic GmbH is one of the world market leaders in the development and production of sophisticated customer-specific electronic solutions.

We have been developing and producing innovative microelectronics and infrared sensors for over 30 years. Our customers benefit from unsurpassed solutions for control tasks in difficult environmental conditions. Our portfolio ranges from ceramic substrates and housings for miniaturized electronic modules for sensor control to infrared components and sensors for temperature measurement and gas analysis as well as inertial measurements in railway and rail applications.


Group Picture Micro-Hybrid Management

A strong team - Micro-Hybrid Executive Board from left to right: Steffen Biermann (Head of Research and Development), Dr. Knuth Baumgärtel (Managing Director), Martina König-Glasenapp (Head of Finance and Controlling), Stefan Dietl (Director of Sales and Marketing)

Facts & Figures

MICRO-HYBRID is one of the worldwide technology leaders in the field of electronic microsystems. With above-average development expenditures, a high degree of know-how and a broad network of cooperations, we create components and sensors with the highest precision. Through the further development of technologies and materials as well as technical innovations, we achieve individual solutions with significant added value for our customers. Our extensive application experience in a wide range of industries enables us to offer a unique range of technologies to solve your development tasks. This is why technology companies worldwide choose us as their partner for solving their measuring tasks. Micro-Hybrid is a company of the Micro-Epsilon Group.



  • Thuringia (Germany)
    • Hermsdorf
    • Ilmenau
    • Erfurt
  • Qingdao (China)
  • Tucson (USA)




Production sites
in Germany

2 Mio.
IR Components
sold since 2010

m² production area

35 Mio. €

since 2016


Years of Electronic

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Employees in the production room 1992 Operation of machines

Foundation of Micro-Hybrid

Micro-Hybrid Electronic GmbH was founded in 1992 by Werner Baumgärtel (shareholder, managing director until 2006) and the Micro-Epsilon Group.

NASA Mars Rover Pathfinder

Landing of the US space probe „Pathfinder" with the participation of Micro-Hybrid developed electronic components

IR Component: Thermopile Detectors 1997

Development and production of the first IR components: Thermopile detectors

LTCC Multilayer Ceramics Electronic Microsystems Multilayer Ceramic Circuitry

Start LTCC technology: development and production of LTCC multilayer ceramic circuits

Our first NDIR CO2 Sensor 2013

First customized NDIR CO2 sensor for harsh environments

Rotation rate sensor Inertial sensor

Micro-Hybrid acquires 100 % shares of Micro-Sensor GmbH, expansion of the portfolio: Inertial sensors

hermetically sealed IR emitter for harsh environments

HermeSEAL® technology: hermetically sealed emitters for use in harsh environments

MEMS chip from Nova-IR for infrared emitters

53 % Participation Nova IR MEMS fab

MEMS Chips, manufactured in Tucson, Arizona for high performance IR emitters of Micro-Hybrid Electronic GmbH


Group photo of ceremonial opening after conversion/modernisation measures

Completion of the investment project: Building conversion and modernisation of the production area to achieve highest quality standards. A 4,5 million investment

Numerous guests came to celebrate with us the opening of the converted and extended buildings at 10.03.2016. We would like to thank all participants for their visit.

Front view Building at Hermsdorf site Flags Micro-Hybrid Micro-Epsilon Living Microworlds

25 years Micro-Hybrid Electronic GmbH

Participation CMOS IR; IR emitter and thermopile detector fab

NDIR gas sensors MicroFLOW and MicroSENS

Starting NDIR gas sensor product lines MicroFLOW and MicroSENS

Ceremonial opening of Ilmenau plant III - LTCC competence center of Micro-Hybrid

Opening of LTCC Competence Center in Ilmenau

Online shop as a new sales model

Launch of the new Online shop as a new sales opportunity

Establishment of Micro-Hybrid China: The new branch office directly on site in Qingdao for prompt and personal service in Asia.

Strategic investment in the development of the production site in Münchenbernsdorf Thuringia into the Competence Center Gas Sensors

CO2 Sensor

New sensor variants of MicroSENS gas sensors enable additional applications of CO2 analysis in incubators

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