Company in brief

UST Umweltsensortechnik GmbH: Selected products -

UST Umweltsensortechnik GmbH is a successful medium sized enterprise, recognised internationally as a leading company for development and production of ceramic sensor technology, successfully acting in the global market.

A fundamental key for the business success of the company is the market-driven development and production of innovative ceramic sensor elements for gases, temperatures and flows as well as innovative devices for gas detection.


  • Company established: 1991, with 5 employees, supported by Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (BMBF)
  • Company location: Geratal OT Geschwenda, Thuringia / Germany (Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster...)

  • Product range:
  • Research and development as well as production in Thuringia/ Germany
  • Annual output: several million sensors as well as several thousand gas detection devices (from small up to large series)
  • Sales and distribution: global
  • Customers: e.g. automotive industry/ services, electronics industry, building (services) engineering, home appliances/ white goods,  process engineering, energy engineering, environmental technology, safety engineering, medical engineering, logistics
  • Certifications: IATF 16949:2016 and DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 (quality management) as well as DIN EN ISO 14001:2015 (environmental management) Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster...

  • Employees: > 100 (FTEs), thereof
    • more than 60% women
    • 15 engineers for research and development activities
  • Apprenticeships:
    • Microtechnologists
    • Electronics workers
    • Industrial clerk
    • Specialists for warehouse logistics


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