Thyracont Vacuum Instruments GmbH

Intelligent Vacuum Measurement. Made in Germany.

Thyracont is a private, medium sized company. Its products exclusively originate from own developments. For years Thyracont has received the excellent mark “Very good“ in ratings according to Basel II. Satisfied customers are the utmost concern of our experienced, highly qualified staff. Our product portfolio includes intelligent vacuum instruments for various fields of application. We will be pleased to customize hardware and firmware of our standard products according to your needs.

Company Facts and Figures

The accurate measurement of "nothing" since 1970

Purpose of the Company: Development and manufacturing of innovative vacuum instrumentation
Headquarters: Max-Emanuel-Str. 10, 94036 Passau, Germany
Established: 1970
Legal Status: GmbH (since 1980)

Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Plöchinger, General Manager

Mr Plöchinger studied electronic engineering in Munich. He worked as development engineer for a component manufacturer and later gained industry experience at a company with focus on measurement and control technology as application engineer. In 1970 he established his own company Thyracont. Mr Plöchinger is managing partner since the GmbH was established. As independent inventor he is owner of a lot of trade mark rights in the field of vacuum measurement and sensors.
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Dipl.-Phys. Frank P. Salzberger, General Manager

Mr Frank P. Salzberger studied physics at LMU Munich. Subsequently he worked in the development department of a sensor specialist in the automotive industry, before joining Thyracont in 1996. As developer, project manager and later as technical director he gained excellent knowledge in vacuum measurement technologies. His distinctive market knowledge is the result of many years experience in key accounts and customer support.

Authorized Signatory: Egon Hasenöhrl, Manufacturing Manager
Rating according to Basel II: Note “Very good“ – equivalent to “A+“ (Standard & Poor’s) and “A1“ (Moody’s)