History

SOLO was founded in 1924 by Mr. Käsermann and Mr. Sperisen.

SOLO is still a family owned company, managed by the third generation.

Some important dates :
1924 – Founded in Bienne Switzerland
1955 – Development of a range of heat treatment furnaces
1960 – Export to Europe, Russia, Japan
1970 – Construction of a factory of 10,000 m2 in Porrentruy (Switzerland)
1980 – Development of fully automated heat treatment installations
1993 – Buy out of Borel SA, manufacturer of furnaces in Switzerland
2001 – Reorganization and closure of the factory in Bienne
2005 – ISO 9001 certification
2006 – Setting up of SOLO China
2011 – New automatic Furnace line Profitherm 800
2012 – New factory in France