A time journey through Baumer Inspection´s history


2019 - Extension of company building Lohnerhofstrasse

Expansion of our production area by 576sqm.


2018 - Retirement Thomas Franz

Thomas Franz has significantly shaped Baumer Inspection in 23 years and has made an important contribution to our successful development.


2015 - New system generation "4.0"

Presentation of the new system generation "4.0" with our first system ColourBrain MFC 4.0 at LIGNA.


2014 - Q-Brain: First-time use of artificial intelligence in our inspection systems

Our smart software tool Q-Brain was used for the first time for the automatic classification of process defects.


2010 - Use of our inspection systems in batch size 1 productions


2008 - Market entry kitchen manufacturer

Inspection of kitchen furniture panels and fronts


2007 - Groundbreaking ceremony for building extension Lohnerhofstraße 6

Baumer Inspection invests in its future and extends the existing company building by a further 1.000qm, air-conditioned offices, production area and commissioning hall.


2007 - Change of name from MASSEN machine vision system GmbH

After Baumer Beteiligungs-GmbH had already invested in MASSEN in 1996 and the shares were taken over by Prof. Dr. Massen in 2005, the company was renamed Baumer Inspection GmbH in 2007.


2002 - Market entry into the woodworking industry

A major milestone - With the surface inspection of laminate floorboards, the entry into the woodworking industry began.


2001 - VISION 1st prize for applied image processing


2001 - Relocation of MASSEN machine vision systems GmbH

Move to our own company building at Lohnerhofstraße 6 in Constance.


1996 - Market entry ceramic tile industry

With the inspection system CeraVision ceramic tiles were aesthetically assessed and sorted.


1992 - Foundation of MASSEN machine vision systems GmbH


1988 - Foundation of the EyeTech GmbH

EyeTech GmbH was founded with two products, the VideoSpeedMaster for contactless length and speed measurement with international patent and the DeltaMaster for contactless thickness measurement.


1984 - Foundation of the Steinbeis Transfer Center for Image Processing

Founded by Prof. Dr. Ing. Robert Massen with customer-specific developments of image processing systems for industry at the University of Applied Sciences Constance.

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