History

infoteam Software AG can look back on 30 years of success as an innovative and reliable provider of software solutions and systems for the fields of Industry, Life Science and Medical engineering.

Today, just as always, we rely on our decisive asset: our employees.
It all began in 1983 with a bold idea and the courage to take risks. We would like to take you on a journey through our company's history from infosoft GmbH to infoteam Software AG and present the most important milestones.

2017

Christian Zahn becomes new infoteam CEOopenclose

At September 1st 2016, the supervisory board of infoteam Software AG appointed Christian Zahn (54) as CSO to the management board. Next to worldwide distribution, he takes over the position of CEO from Karl-Heinz John in January 2017, who left the company approaching retirement at the end of the year 2016.

2015

Joachim Strobel becomes CFOopenclose

Joachim Strobel is appointed by the supervisory board to the Management Board of infoteam Software AG as CFO as of June 1st, 2015. Since November 2014 Strobel is responsible for the finance and human resources sector of the infoteam Software AG and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the infoteam branch in Switzerland.

2014

2014 – Business segment machine buildingopenclose

Strategic expansion targets the machine building business segment. The company is positioning itself as a reliable software partner with a track record in developing vendor-neutral and cross-platform applications for the fields of mechanical and plant engineering.

2013

2013 – Anniversaryopenclose

In July 2013 infoteam Software AG celebrates its 30th anniversary with its business partners, employees and their families as well as selected guests from the worlds of economics and politics. Joachim Herrmann, the Bavarian Minister of the Interior, was the guest of honour.

2013 - Awardopenclose

infoteam is presented with the "Bayerns Best50" award for the company's dynamic growth and the above-average increase rates in our turnover and staff rates in the last five years.  

2013 – Employeesopenclose

infoteam employs 183 members of staff around the world.

2012

2012 – Addition to the board of directors: Gert Weymayr (CFO)openclose

The supervisory board appoints Gert Weymayr as an additional member of the board of directors with effect from 1st July 2012.  Gert Weymayr takes over the position of CFO and heads the Corporate Affairs business unit. He is responsible for the finance, HR and administration business units as well as for strategic marketing and public relations.

2012 – Company founders step downopenclose

The infoteam founders Petra and Dr. Wolfgang Brendel step down from their operational roles.

2012 – New subsidiary in Germanyopenclose

In April 2012, infoteam Software AG opens a new subsidiary in Dortmund. The technology centre at Emil-Figge-Straße 80 is chosen for the new site. This move not only brings the company closer to important customers, but also to universities, higher education institutions and academic institutes.

2010

2010-Certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13485openclose

infoteam Software AG is awarded DIN EN ISO 13485:2010 certification in the field of medical software engineering. The mdc seal of quality confirms that the company has introduced and is successfully operating a quality management system tailored for the development of medical software.

2010 - Siemens Healthcare MR's supplier of the yearopenclose

infoteam is the only software company to receive Siemens Healthcare MR's "Supplier of the year" award for a second time.

2010 – infoteam becomes an "AG" (public limited company)openclose

infoteam Software GmbH becomes infoteam Software AG in Bubenreuth.

Board of directors:
Karl-Heinz John (chairman), Michael Sperber, Stefan Angele

Supervisory board:
Dr. Wolfgang Brendel (chairman),  Prof. Dr.  Rainer Anselstetter, Wolfgang Schleemilch

2010 – infoteam Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd., Chinaopenclose

2010 – infoteam Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd., China2010 – infoteam Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd., China

In 2010, infoteam’s Beijing branch is expanded into an engineering office and converted to a wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE), infoteam Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary.

2009

2009 – Certified quality management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO openclose

The installed QM system at infoteam is adapted to comply with the valid DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 standard and put into professional use. The testing body, TAW Cert, confirms that the standard is actively integrated into our operations and significantly influenced and promoted by the employees and committed management.  

2007

2007 – Supplier of the yearopenclose

In acknowledgement of the excellent cooperation and the supplier's outstanding performance in the respective years, infoteam Software receives the award from Siemens Healthcare MR in 2007 – the only software company to do so.

The assessment criteria for the award are quality, reliability and delivery dependability as well as the importance as a supplier.

2006

2006 – Founding of infoteam Software AG, Stäfa, Switzerlandopenclose

2006 – Founding of infoteam Software AG, Stäfa, Switzerland

Founding of infoteam Software AG, Stäfa, Switzerland

With the aim of serving the rapidly increasing customer base in the field of life science in Switzerland even better, infoteam founds a subsidiary in Stäfa on the banks of Lake Zurich in 2006. 

2005

2005 – Automation Networkopenclose

Founding of the "Automation Network" [powered by OpenPCS] with 12 member companies from 12 countries.

2005 – Economic forumopenclose

German-Russian economic forum in Tomsk, Russia.

2005 – Subsidiary in Chinaopenclose

Foundation of the sales subsidiary infoteam Software GmbH in Beijing, China.

2003

2003 – 20 years of infoteamopenclose

20 years of infoteam Software GmbH with 45 employees.

2001

2001 – New office complexopenclose

The new office complex at Am Bauhof 9, Bubenreuth, is inaugurated on 18th May 2001.

2000

2000 – Automation Award for OpenPCSopenclose

The IEC 61131-3 programming system OpenPCS is awarded the Automation Award as part of the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair in Nuremberg.

2000 – Certified quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2000openclose

Certified quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2000

This is indispensable for many segments, particularly for many infoteam customers, e.g., manufacturers of medical devices or safety-critical control systems for different application in the automation or the power industry.

1999

1999 – Cooperation in Taiwanopenclose

Cooperation with the MIRL / ITRI institution for automation in Taiwan 1997.

1997

1997 – Restructuring in market segmentsopenclose

Restructuring of infoteam GmbH into the market segments Automation and Medical engineering.
Director of Sales: Dr. Wolfgang Brendel;
Director of Technology: Karl-Heinz John 1993

1993

1993 – 10 years of infoteamopenclose

10 years of infoteam Software GmbH.

1983

1983 – Conversion of companyopenclose

Conversion of company into infoteam Software GmbH.

1983 – Foundation of companyopenclose

Foundation as infosoft GmbH in Bubenreuth, Bavaria

4 founders:
Petra Brendel, Dr. Wolfgang Brendel, Werner Schmitt, Dr. Monika Messerer