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About ficonTEC Service GmbH

ficonTEC is an innovative high-tech company that has rapidly established itself in a highly specialized market. With continued growth and innovative development since 2001, we are the established market leader when it comes to automated assembly or test of micro-optics and opto-electronics components.

The core team at ficonTEC consists primarily of development engineers from the specialist fields of optics and photonics, from electrical, mechanical and mechatronic engineering, as well as from software development. These developers are supported by experienced technicians possessing a wide variety of skills.

Our technical competence, worldwide contacts and – importantly – the will to understand our customer’s needs and to find individual and optimum solutions, together make us a competent business and development partner.

 

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What we do

ficonTEC is a recognized market leader for automated photonic packaging and testing systems for high-end opto-electronic components and PICs (photonics integrated circuits). Considerable process capability and dedicated assembly technologies have been accumulated in serving the needs of a broad selection of industry segments – including telecom and datacom, high-power diode laser assembly, sensing from bio-med to automotive, micro-optics, and more.

ficonTEC has consistently retained a unique modular approach to production equipment design. Today, with a globally installed base totaling more than 500 machines, each one is the automated and optimized embodiment of a customer-defined process.

True to our ‘Photonics from Lab to Fab’ maxim, ficonTEC’s flexible and scalable automation options enable customized assembly and test solutions suitable for early device development, for new product introduction (NPI), and all the way up to high-volume production facilities – regardless of whether for contract manufacturing or for in-house corporate R&D and production.

History

2017
Foundation of ficonTEC R&D Center in Achim, Germany

2017
Foundation ficonTEC Service (Thailand) Ltd.

2016
Foundation of ficonTEC Eesti OÜ in Estonia

2015
Relocation within Achim and further expansion of production area to 4000 sq.m.

2014
Foundation of Service Team Thailand

2011
Foundation of Chinese subsidiary (ficonTEC Service GmbH Shanghai), Shanghai, PRC

2010
Relocation from Bremen to Achim, Germany, and expansion of production area to 1000 sq.m.

2009
Re-establishment ficonTEC Service GmbH

2007
Foundation of ficonTEC US (ficonTEC USA Corporation), in Los Angeles, USA

2006
Purchase of product segment ‘Laser Welding & Auto-Alignment’ from Newport, Irvine, CA/USA

2005
First expansion of premises

2003
Introduction of new product-line ‘HPDL’

2002
Relocation from Emden to Bremen, Germany

2001
Company founded in Emden, Germany and placement of its first product ‘Fibre alignment system’ (also the source of the company name – Fiber CONnecting TEChnologies)