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for the success
of our customers


Let’s talk technology – together and successfully!

SET GmbH is specialist and partner in developing semiconductor test systems, HiL and functional test systems, as well as for developing and manufacturing electronic systems.

Since the company’s foundation, we have been growing steadily. We have more than 80 employees working at three locations. Besides our expertise, our employee’s technical knowledge and an authentic value base, we have always been convinced that the pillar for this success is our commitment to support our customers in every possible way – not only today but also in the future.

Our customers and the large number of successful projects in the aviation, semiconductor and automotive industries confirm our conviction. We are always happy to be part of these projects and part of our customers’ success.

Innovative for the success of our customers - a philosophy which we live with our employees and our customers.

Being innovative is the aim many companies have and our company also values innovation in our central area of business. However, that’s not enough for us by far – time and again, we are judged by experienced and renowned juries. We win innovation contests and awards proving our innovative strength but also, above all, raising our benchmark. Besides our innovative employees: previous experience and research are the foundation and safeguard of this development. For years, we have been committed to national and international research programmes and cooperating intensively with leading universities and institutes in this field.


A warm welcome and please let us know what we can do for you – today and tomorrow.

Locations Worldwide

Milestones in the company’s history


“EMEIA Partner of the Year 2019” of National Instruments

“Partner of the Year 2019” for the region Central Europe

“Alliance Partner Award 2019” for Central Europe


“Alliance Partner of the Year Award 2018 Central Europe” from National Instruments

Awarded to ADAS iiT the “Technical Innovation Award 2018” by National Instruments

Opening of our new location in Easthampton, USA

Extension of the business premises with the new 1,000 m2 SET-Building


Launch of ADAS iiT – Innovation in Test cluster


Founding of our development location in Düsseldorf

Awarded the “Technical Innovation Award 2016” by National Instruments

Awarded the “Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Specialty” by National Instruments


“Gold Allicance Partner” of National Instruments

Expansion of electronics production and doubling of production capacities at the Wangen location

Opening of our sales office in Munich

First fully-automated flight and landing of a twin-motor DA-42 with the modular fly-by-wire platform developed by SET


Successful EN 9100 and ISO 9001 certification

Start of series supply of an actuator for the cockpit of a passenger airplane developed, qualified and manufactured by SET

Awarded the “Innovationspreis 2013/2014” for the development of our A350 Electronic Bypass Valve


Nominated for Flightglobal Achievement Award in the “Innovator of the Year” category as a partner of the DA42 fly-by-wire team. As one of three projects we made it to the final alongside the NASA – Mars Curiosity Mission

Award for 10 years as Alliance Partner of National Instruments

Extension of the business premises with a 1,000 m2 new build


“SET Power Systems GmbH” spin-off founded as subsidiary and joint venture with AVL GmbH covering the fields of e-motor emulation and power electronics

Awarded the “Electronic Design Specialty” by National Instruments

SET becomes system integrator for Keithley, Tektronix and Fluke

General distributor of Avionic Interface Technologies (AIT) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland


Successful maiden flight of the SET-developed modular fly-by-wire hardware platform


“Alliance Partner of the Year Award 2009” from National Instruments


Winner of the “Innovationspreis 2007/2008” for the development of our VDM320 virtual component


Relocation to the new company premises


Alliance partnership with National Instruments


SET GmbH founded by the two CEOs Frank Heidemann (Dipl.-Ing. FH) and Horst Hammerer (Dipl.-Ing. FH)