Discover the history of MPS and its business units
MPS founds MPS USA Inc., its first subsidiary outside of Switzerland. MPS USA is based in Boston, MA and employs two people. The goal of the subsidiary is to expand MPS' presence in North America and take on new challenges.
MPS inaugurates a solar plant on the roof of its production facility in Bonfol. The system has an output of 220 kW and will help avoid the emission of 132 tons of CO2 each year.
Thanks to this power plant, every building is now covered with solar panels. The total power is 534 kW.
MPS takes over a second building at its headquarters in Biel. The second building, which is located right next to the main building, has a size of 3000m2 and will house the offices of MPS Watch as well as a production facility.
MPS Décolletage SA is part of MPS Micro Precision Systems AG since 01.01.2019.
Based in Court in a new building, MPS Décolletage is growing quickly and is MPS Group's center of expertise in Swiss turning for its internal and external customers.
An eco-exploration at the edge of space for a sustainable world.
In order to develop the sales of MPS Microsystems's products, three sales representatives are located in the United States.
MPS Micro Precisions Systems AG optimizes its structure and officially distinguishes two entities: MPS Microsystems and MPS Watch. The aim is to differentiate watchmaking activities while offering them greater freedom and flexibility
To support growth and strengthen the MPS Group's expertise in Swiss turning, a new building with state-of-the-art facilities is built for MPS Decolletage in Court. The total surface area is 3,400 m².
Capacity incease in the Swiss turning sector continues with the takeover of Rolla Décolletage SA and the merger with MPS Decolletage SA.
MPS management decides to purchase Ceré SA's activities in Reconvillier and merge them with MPS Precimed SA.
Creation of MPS Precimed SA following the acquisition of Greatbatch Medical Switzerland's activities.
In order to support growth and strengthen watchmaking capabilities, a new building with state-of-the-art facilities is built for MPS Watch in Bonfol. The total surface area is 7'000 m².
Capacity increase in the turning sector continues with the acquisition of Marius Gerber SA and the fusion with MPS Décolletage SA.
MPS invents a radial ball micro-differential for power reserve: the Dara.
MPS is committed to apply ISO 14001:2004 certification: environmental management system.
MPS is committed to apply ISO 13485:2003 certification: medical devices - quality management system.
To support growth, a new building with state-of-the-art facilities is built for MPS on Chemin du Long-Champ 95 in Biel. The total area is 14,400 m².
MPS invents an unalterable laser decoration: the Scratchless.
The start-up Precimed is purchased by the American group Greatbatch Medical, one of the world’s largest suppliers of medical devices
MPS Décolletage SA is created following the purchase of the activities of Marcel Frey SA, a company founded in 1929, in Court.
MPS invents the Prodige, a high-end watch bearing compatible with ETA calibres.
MPS invented the OneWay, the most compact of the bearing clutch systems used in watchmaking.
The smoovy® product line, a Brushless DC Motor with Ø3mm, is transferred to the headquarters Dr. Fritz Faulhaber GmbH & CO KG.
MPS is participating to the launch of the new implantable drug pump on the world market.
MPS files the patent for a lubrication-free bearing called x-myrox.
MPS is committed to ISO 9001:2000 certification: quality management system.
The FAULHABER Group takes over the activities of the "microsystems" entity of Myonic SA and establishes MPS Micro Precision Systems AG. This year represents a real change in the company's strategy.
RMB changes its name to Myonic SA.
RMB launches the smoovy® product range, the smallest brushless DC micromotor on the market with Ø3mm.
RMB obtains ISO 9001 certification.
Precimed develops new products in the medical field for specialities such as orthopaedics and traumatology.
RMB launches the microlinea® product range, a range of precision linear bearings and ball screws.
RMB acquires MKL Miniature Kugellager Leutkirch.
RMB made history by participating in the American Apollo space program: its ball bearings were part of the survival equipment used by the first astronauts who walked on the Moon.
RMB decides to build a production site in Bonfol (in the Jura, Switzerland).
RMB invents the world's first four-point of contact bearing for Eterna Matic® watches.
RMB Miniature Bearings Biel is founded.
The Swiss turning company Marcel Frey SA is founded in 1929 in Court.