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High Precision Thermoregulation

Peter Huber Kältemaschinenbau was established in 1968 by Peter Huber as one of the first enterprises specialized in the development and construction of temperature control systems. Today our company employs around 250 people at the headquarter in Offenburg, the 'Tango Factory'. In addition, international subsidiaries and trading partners provide a solid foundation for comprehensive support and services all over the world. 

We are the technology leader for high precision thermoregulation solutions in research and industry. Our products ensure precise temperature control in laboratories, pilot plants and production processes throughout the whole world – from -125 °C to +425 °C.

Besides dynamic temperature control systems we develop and produce chillers as well as classic heating and cooling circulators. Typical applications can be found in the automotive industry, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, aerospace engineering and medical industry.

For many applications we supply custom-tailored solution, which we develop in collaboration with our customers.

Milestones and Innovations

Huber temperature control machines have revolutionized the world of temperature control technology. We are the technology leader with our Unistats and inspire users all over the world. The developments from the 'Tango Factory' are ecologically and economically an optimal solution for a variety of temperature control applications.

For the fourth consecutive year we have been presented with the TOP100 award for being one of the most innovative small and middle sized enterprises in Germany. Furthermore, we were awarded in the 'Climate of Innovation' category and as 'Innovator of the year' in the category for companies with up to 250 employees.

The most important milestones and innovations in the company's history:

1968 Founding of the company
by Peter Huber.
1976 Ministat®
The smallest cooling circulator in the world is presented.
1980 Plug & Play controller
Introduction of mutually exchangeable digital controllers.
1986 Dr.-Rudolf-Eberle prize
Innovation prize of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg for development of the Rotostat.
1989 Unistat® Tango®  
A new and highly dynamic temperature control system conquers the world market.
  1994 Founding of the 'Tango Club'
The legendary 'Tango Club' was founded in Switzerland by more than 40 endusers.
1994 Plug & Play controller Compatible Control®
Dialogue-compatible controllers with microprocessors, programmers and cascade controllers.
  2000 Unistat HT
Unistat HT model range for high temperatures up to +400°C.
2001 Wireless Communication
Wireless communication via internet and intranet using a RS232 interface.
  2003 'VPC' –
Pressure Regulation
Introduction of thermostats with integral pressure regulation 'VPC' (Variable Pressure Control).
2005 Tango® Nuevo
Further development of the successful Unistat Tango is setting new standards with 'TAC' (True Adaptive Control).
  2008 CC-Pilot® Controller
Introduction of a highly modern controller with Plug & Play technology, a TFT display and innovative E-Grade function.
2009 TOP100-Innovator
Huber is counted among the 100 most innovative companies which are German medium-sized businesses.
  2009 Petite Fleur®
extends the Unistat range downwards and now allows professional scale-up.
2009 MPC® Heating & Cooling Circulators
with economically priced heating and cooling circulators with basic functions and simple operation.
  2010 TOP100-Innovator
Huber was selected a second time as part of the TOP100 competition amongst the 100 most innovative companies.
2010 Unistat® Hybrid
powerful temperature control solution for very large reaction vessels.
  2011 Innovator and category winner
Amongst the 100 most innovative companies and 1st place in the competition category 'Innovative Climate'.
2012 TOP100-Innovator For the fourth year running Huber has been presented with the Top 100 award.   2012 Pilot ONE®
'One for all and all for one!'

New generation controller, with pioneering technology and advanced control functions.
2014 Grande Fleur®
expands the product offering in the dynamic temperature control range. Users get even more performance at a low price.
  2014 'ECOfit' Certificate
of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg for an exemplary environmental and climate protection.
2015 The Best of German Mittelstand  
We have been awarded with the corporate seal "The Best of German Mittelstand" at the Ambassadors’ Conference.
  2015 E-grade Explore for Unistats®
The new E-grade “Explore” turns your Unistat with Pilot ONE into a powerful process development tool.
2015 Grand Prix of Small and Medium Enterprises  
We are honored at the German “Grand Prix for Small and Medium sized Enterprises” as finalist.
  2015 Craft company of the year
We are the craft company of the year 2015. Another great award and motivation for our team.

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