History

1886

Foundation in Thuringia, East Germany
First products: laboratory glassware & metalware - the first industrially manufactured thermometers came from Thuringia

1945

Relocation to West Germany
Manufacture of all the usual laboratory glass and metal instruments (Erlenmeyer flasks, Liebig condensers, distillation columns, Bunsen burners, stands, adaptors)

1954

First systems for medical and pharmaceutical research (respiration pumps, operating tables, isolated organ apparatus, non-invasive blood pressure measurement, analgesia)

1975

Acquisition of Messrs. Bundschuh: instruments for medical research
First activity measuring systems (1 measuring station required 240 piezo strips)
First computer controlled systems for inhalation toxicology studies

History

1977

"PharmaComp", the first laboratory computer – a universal data acquisition and processing system for the pharmacological laboratory




1980

Market introduction of the first Electroencephalogram (EEG) Telemetry System (transmitter 4 g with battery)

1982

First "Measurement of Breathing Parameters System" system for bronchial research

1985

First Fully Automated Activity Measuring System for rats

1986

RoboComp & the first substance-screening laboratory-handling automaton for controlling 128 organ vessels for studies on isolated heart muscle fibers

1990

Concentration on the development and production of methods and systems for biological research focusing on drugs – the result: the introduction of computer-supported automatic systems

1994

First Drinking & Feeding Monitoring System
Validation of nose only exposure chambers with new design (2-chamber principle)

1999

First combined ActiMot – Drinking & Feeding Monitoring System

2002

Complete line of Automated Behavioral Paradigms (FCS, Startle, OBS)

2003

First PhenoMaster (also known as LabMaster) large-scale system (Calorimetry, Drinking & Feeding, Activity)
History

2004

Foundation of TSE Systems Inc., Midland, Michigan, USA





2006

Extension of the PhenoMaster System (Calorimetry, Drinking & Feeding & Body Weight & Urine & Feces, Activity, Running Wheel, Operant Wall)

2008

Relocation of North America Headquaters from Midland, MI to Chesterfield, MO

2009

Acquisition of NewBehavior: IntelliCage – the first system for automated cognitive and behavioral screening of mutant or treated mice living in social groups

2010

Foundation TSE Systems China Ltd., Beijing, China

2012

Stellar Telemetry: Introducing next generation telemetry implantable animal technology for monitoring activity, pressure, tidal volume, heart rate, biopotentials and temperature

Today

TSE Systems is one of the leading suppliers for sophisticated life science research instrumentation and demonstrates continued stable growth