SOLO was founded in 1945 by Mr. Käsermann and Mr. Sperisen.
SOLO is still a family owned company, managed by the third generation.
Some important dates :
1945 – Founded in Bienne Switzerland
1955 – Development of a range of heat treatment furnaces
1960 – Export to Europe, Russia, Japan
1970 – Construction of a factory of 10,000 m2 in Porrentruy (Switzerland)
1980 – Development of fully automated heat treatment installations
1993 – Buy out of Borel SA, manufacturer of furnaces in Switzerland
2001 – Reorganization and closure of the factory in Bienne
2005 – ISO 9001 certification
2006 – Setting up of SOLO China
2011 - New automatic Furnace line Profitherm 800
2012 - New factory in France
SOLO Swiss manufactures advanced industrial furnaces for the heat treatment of metals. SOLO Swiss offers atmosphere furnaces, batch furnaces, bell-type furnaces, continuous furnaces, mesh belt furnaces used in variety of heat treatment processes (carburizing, hardening, tempering, annealing, austempering, nitriding, brazing, carbonitriding, sintering, nitrocarburising, oxinitriding, quenching).