Conmetec GmbH has been founded by Bruno Schlaepfer from Hagenbuch/Switzerland.

He has extensive experience in Measuring Technology, company management and in building Start-ups.

The following time line shows his experience:

  • CEO

    July 2016 - Today Consultant for measuring technology, sensor technology and start-ups.
  • CEO

    Sensormate AG July 2013 - June 2016 After takeover by Gefran Group CEO and board member
  • CEO

    Sensormate AG March 2005 - July 2013 Start-up, CEO & owner, magnet mountable strain gages invented ( strain gages not bonded/glued anymore), sensors for industrial applications, senors for fitness industry, sold July 2013 to Gefran Group.
  • CEO Sensopress

    Baumer Electric October 1999 - December 2001 Managed the transition of Schlaepfer Messtechnik AG to BaumerSensopress.
  • CEO & Founder/Owner

    Schlaepfer Messtechnik AG October 1989 - October 1999 Start-Up of Manufacturer of Industrial Sensors, invention of press-on-strain-rings (Patent: Strain ring etc.), pressed-on strain gage (strain gage not mounted anymore), worldwide customer base, Sold in 1999 to Baumer Group.
  • Product Manager

    Kistler Group May 1984 - August 1989 | Winterthur, PM for all sensors in Plastics applications.
  • R&D Manager

    Huggenberger AG March 1983 - November 1984 Design of Sensors for Civil Engineering; Dams.
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

    Swiss Locomotive and Machinery works October 1980 - June 1982 | Winterthur, Calculation of locomotive bodies, strain gage testing.
  • HTL Brugg Windisch

    Plastics Engineer, Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician 1985 – 1986
  • HTL Winterthur

    Mech. Eng., Light Weight design 1976 – 1980 Diploma work: interpretation of strain gage measurement (>400 gages) on the locomotive body of a Furka Oberalp Locomotive.
  • Technical Apprentice

    Rieter July 1972 - July 1976 | Winterthur

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