Step by step to success

Since 2005, we have offered series production of micro- and nanostructured surfaces. Our technologies, expertise and certified quality management offer first-class products for our customers’ success.

Series production of micro- and nanostructured surfaces since 2005 | Milestones

Commissioning of more UV roll imprint systems

Increased demand for temilux® products has called for commissioning of another imprint system. This system allows efficient series production in the roll to plate (R2P) process.


Wickeder Westfalenstahl GmbH as a further investor

The success keeps building. The Wickeder Westfalenstahl GmbH, parent company of Wickeder group,becomes aware of the technologies and potential and steps in as a shareholder.


Large chemical conglomerate as a new investor

The success keeps building. A large chemical conglomerate becomes aware of the technologies and potential and steps in as a shareholder


SICK Supplier Award received

The company Sick AG honors temicon with their INNOVATION award.


temilux®ID production starts

Production of temilux®ID begins. temilux®ID is available in two versions, temilux®ID Pure and temilux®smart, and is used in lighting technology.


Founding of temicon Nanotechnology Co. Ltd. Shenzhen (China)

Growing demand in Asia allows the opening of another temicon site in Shenzhen, China. temicon nanotechnology China not just a sales office, but is also expanded into a production site. 


Commissioning a roll imprint system

With setup and commissioning of the roll imprint system in a room meeting the ISO 5 standard, production capacity increases to about 800.000 m² per year.


TEMICOAT® brand introduced

In cooperation with Coatema, the TEMICOAT® brand is registered. TEMICOAT® stands for a model that offers systems and process technology for production of functional surfaces.


temilux® brand introduced

temilux® is registered as a trademark. The temilux® family of products are microstructured films and plates used in lighting technology.


Injection molding system commissioned

In addition to the UV roll imprintinjection molding technology is established. Series production of micro- and nanostructured injection-molded parts is now possible.


Takeover of Nanotexx GmbH

temicon GmbH takes over the young high-tech company Nanotexx GmbH and expands to become a fully integrated manufacturer of micro- and nanostructured products.


eCapital and private investors

Convinced of temicon’s potential, various investors buy a stake in the company’s future. This kicked off the expansion and further development of the company toward series production.


Takeover of holotools GmbH and continuation of the brand

In the summer of 2014, holotools® GmbH was integrated into temicon GmbH. Now laser interference lithography is available for mastering processes in addition to UV lithography. The established standard products from the holotools® brand continue worldwide sales.


Recognition as an apprenticeship company

For us, it’s not only important to provide training, but also to create new positions for the trainees in a growing company when their training is over.


Construction of cleanroom and UV lithography

After only nickel electroplating was initially available, in 2008, cleanrooms and UV lithography were put into operation. Now it was possible to master customer-specific structures and then manufacture the corresponding nickel shims.


Founding of temicon GmbH

In July 2005 the starting signal was given - Dr Oliver Humbach founded temicon GmbH. Right in November 2005 he won 2nd place in the start2grow start-up competition with prize money of € 65,000 - the right boost for a young entrepreneur.