Altmann GmbH
Bauteile für Meß- und Regeltechnik

We are a family-owned company

Since foundation of the company in 1963 we have been focusing on the development, construction and manufacturing of potentiometers as well as sensors for path, angle and position detection for industrial applications.

We offer products in the highest precision, rounded by an adequate and comprehensive service supply. Starting from the first design to the final serial product we are by your side with a longtime experience.

Our comprehensive standard programm is complemented by customised single- and special solutions, focusing the quality on an appropriate cost effectiveness.

Our strengths

Solutions for you

As the leading manufacturer of potentiometers and sensors our components are characterised by the highest precision.
Beside standard and customised solutions we offer an added value through the integration of our components in the particular application.
Our products are characterised by multiple diversity of variants. Pre-assembled components and co-ordinated processes enable a fast delivery.

Manufacturing processes

Distinct vertical depth of manufacturing due to the following processes:

  • Final assembly of the smallest components and units
  • Winding of the resistance wire
  • Fixture construction and tool making
  • Hot stamping
  • Spot welding
  • Plastic ultrasonic welding
  • Marking and printing
  • Various adhesive technologies


From project planning until series production we are your competent partner. Development – single orders are possible.

  • Joint development of customised solutions
  • With or without final assembly
  • Feasibility studies
  • Testing of prototypes, samples and serial parts


We develop and manufacture for the following branches:

  • Machinery and plant construction
  • Shipbuilding and vehicle construction
  • Medical technology
  • Aviation and space technology
  • Data and security technology
  • Power engineering

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Our company history


Foundation of the company by Hans-Jürgen Altmann in Herford


Relocation to the present site in “Herringhauser Straße”


Enlargement of the company´s premises


Certification according to ISO 9001


50th company anniversary


Alexandra Altmann, daugther of the founder Hans-Jürgen Altmann, takes over the leadership of the family company as the General Manager


Foundation of a new trading company:
Altmann Electronics GmbH, trade in electromechanical components


Foundation of an establishment in Hong Kong


Foundation of Altmann Printed Elements GmbH:
Production, development and printing of polymer thick film pastes


60th company anniversary

Our certificates

Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001

CE mark – Communauté Européenne

Our products comply with the European directives for product safety.


Restriction of the use of certain hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Familyfriendly company