GÖPEL electronic posts record sales in 2019
With a turnover of 40 million Euros, GÖPEL electronic has achieved a sales record in the past fiscal year 2019. The strong previous year was exceeded by 2% points, and the number of employees was also increased.
Automotive test solutions made a significant contribution making the automotive industry the most important sales market in 2019.
Increasing electrification of drives and complex communication and control systems in the vehicle led to strong demand for test solutions from automobile manufacturers and suppliers.
The Inspection Solutions division for optical quality assurance of electrical assemblies delivered the highest growth in the company over the course of the year. The systems are used by electronics manufacturers to detect serial defects in the process fully automatically to avoid technical malfunctions.
The "Embedded JTAG Solutions" business unit was also able to further penetrate the market for test and programming technologies for highly complex electrical assemblies.
Exports represented 42% of revenues, matching previous years, and reflecting the global demand for GÖPEL electronic's test and inspection solutions.
In 2019, research and development of new technologies were also given high priority. Investments were made in Artificial Intelligence and Smart Factory across all business areas.