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Kistler Group (also known as Kistler Holding) is a manufacturing company that specializes in dynamic measurement technology. It provides a range of measuring systems and components, including accelerometers, optosensors and inductive proximity switches, force sensors, pressure sensors, combustion analysis systems, etc. In addition, the company delivers related calibration, repair, upgrading, engineering, and training services. Kistler Group focuses on automotive testing, industrial process control, and traffic management applications.
HQWinterthur, CH
Employee Ratings2.9


Kistler is headquartered in
Winterthur, Switzerland

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)2,050
Revenue (FY, 2020)CHF361 M(-22%)
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Key People/Management at Kistler

Rolf Sonderegger

Rolf Sonderegger

Delegate of the Board of Directors and CEO
Valentin Vogt

Valentin Vogt

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Timo Gutbub

Timo Gutbub

Chief Financial Officer
Marc Schaad

Marc Schaad

Chief Technology Officer and Head of Organizational Entity “Components”
Oliver Bailer

Oliver Bailer

Head of Organizational Entity “Integrated Solutions”
Nadine Gröber

Nadine Gröber

Chief People Officer
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Kistler Office Locations

Kistler has offices in Winterthur, Buffalo, Novi, Vienna and in 54 other locations
Winterthur, CH (HQ)
Eulachstrasse 22
Mississauga, CA
5700 Explorer Dr Unit 100
Shanghai, CN
Shen Chang Lu, Minhang Qu
Shenzhen Shi, CN
Zizhu 7th Rd, Futian Qu
Suzhou Shi, CN
188 Xinghai St, Yuan Qu Hu Xi, Wuzhong Qu
Xi'an, CN
Hi-tech Shangquan, Yanta District
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Kistler Financials and Metrics

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Kistler Revenue

Kistler's revenue was reported to be CHF361 m in FY, 2020 which is a 22.5% decrease from the previous period.

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Kistler Operating Metrics

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Kistler Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Kistler Aachen GmbH
Kistler ATD GmbH
Kistler Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Kistler Beteiligungs Holding SE
Kistler Bratislava, s.r.o.
Kistler B.V.
Kistler Chemnitz GmbH
Kistler China Limited
Kistler Eastern Europe s.r.o.
Kistler Erkelenz GmbH
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Kistler Online and Social Media Presence

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Kistler Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kistler founded?

    Kistler was founded in 1959.

  • Who are Kistler key executives?

    Kistler's key executives are Rolf Sonderegger, Valentin Vogt and Timo Gutbub.

  • How many employees does Kistler have?

    Kistler has 2,050 employees.

  • What is Kistler revenue?

    Latest Kistler annual revenue is CHF361 m.

  • What is Kistler revenue per employee?

    Latest Kistler revenue per employee is CHF176.1 k.

  • Who are Kistler competitors?

    Competitors of Kistler include Belimo, Leica Geosystems and WIKA.

  • Where is Kistler headquarters?

    Kistler headquarters is located at Eulachstrasse 22, Winterthur.

  • Where are Kistler offices?

    Kistler has offices in Winterthur, Buffalo, Novi, Vienna and in 54 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kistler have?

    Kistler has 68 offices.