Our roots
First Sensor AG is established 1991 in Berlin.


First Sensor — more than 45 years of experience and success worldwide

First Sensor AG was founded in Berlin in 1991 as Silicon Sensor. In 1999, it was listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange for the first time with an annual turnover of €3 million. Between 2000 and 2010, the company grew along the value chain by purchasing national and international sensor system companies, some of which were founded back in the 1960s. After a change of name, the merger of these companies under the umbrella of First Sensor AG commenced from 2011 onwards. Today, the company generates sales totaling over €120 million annually.

1967 Establishment of Lewicki microelectronic GmbH
1978 Establishment of Klay Instruments B.V.
1982 Establishment of Sensortechnics GmbH
1990 Establishment of ELBAU Elektronik Bauelemente Berlin GmbH
1991  Establishment of Silicon Sensor GmbH
1994 Establishment of Sensortechnics, Inc.
1996 Establishment of Microelectronic Packaging Dresden GmbH   
1997 Establishment of Sensortechnics Ltd., UK
1998 Establishment of Silicon Sensor International AG
1999 Establishment of First Sensor Technology GmbH
Establishment of Pacific Silicon Sensor, Inc.
Silicon Sensor International AG is listed on the German stock exchange
2000 Sensortechnics GmbH acquires Klay Instruments B.V.
2004 Establishment of Sensortechnics Scandinavia AB
2005 Silicon Sensor International AG is main shareholder of Microelectronic Packaging Dresden GmbH
2006 Silicon Sensor International AG acquires Lewicki microelectronic GmbH
2007 Establishment of Silicon Micro Sensors GmbH
Sensortechnics group acquires Elbau Elektronik Bauelemente Berlin GmbH
2009 Establishment of ELBAU Singapore Pte. Ltd.
2010 Silicon Sensor International AG acquires First Sensor Technology GmbH
2011 Silicon Sensor International AG is renamed into First Sensor AG
Pacific Silicon Sensor, Inc. is renamed into First Sensor, Inc.
First Sensor AG acquires the Sensortechnics group
2012 Merging of Sensortechnics GmbH and First Sensor AG into First Sensor AG
2013 Merging of ELBAU Elektronik Bauelemente Berlin GmbH with First Sensor AG
Merging of Sensortechnics, Inc. and First Sensor, Inc.
2014 Renaming of ELBAU Singapore Pte. Ltd. into First Sensor Singapore (FSG) Pte. Ltd.
2015 Renaming of Silicon Micro Sensors GmbH into First Sensor Mobility GmbH
Renaming of Lewicki microelectronic GmbH into First Sensor Lewicki GmbH
Renaming of Microelectronic Packaging Dresden GmbH into First Sensor Microelectronic Packaging GmbH
Renaming of Sensortechnics UK Ltd. into First Sensor Technics Ltd.
Renaming of Sensortechnics Scandinavia AB into First Sensor Scandinavia AB
Renaming of Sensortechnics Corp. into First Sensor Corp.
Merging of First Sensor Technology GmbH into First Sensor AG
First Sensor AG is among the world's leading providers in the area of sensor technology. Our company develops and manufactures both standardized and tailor-made sensor solutions for applications in the industrial, medical and mobility growth markets. We will be among the top three providers in our core markets by 2019.
Investor Relations
Our investor relations activities aim at raising the international publicity of First Sensor AG and at consolidating and extending the perception of our share as an attractive growth stock. This means we keep our online communication transparent, comprehensive and continuous in order to enhance your trust in our share.
In many market-specific applications, sensors are components that are critical to your success. First Sensor is the partner you need on projects that call for careful selection, customized adaptation and the highest standards of excellence. Our Business Units Industrial, Medical and Mobility are clearly aligned to the core markets of industrial applications, medical technology as well as automotive and transport.
Electronic engineering & manufacturing services
First Sensor specializes in the development and manufacture of custom sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.
Innovation, excellence, proximity – these are our values, our ambition, our drive. Anything less is not an option. Our sensor solutions stand for technical innovation and economic growth. As such, they form the basis for the development and application of new technologies in almost all areas of life. We aim to shape this future together with you.