The Munich-based industrial holding Stemas AG has acquired an interest of 51% in Phytron GmbH. The founding families together with the CEO Birgit Hartmann and CTO Johannes Schmid are pleased with the new shareholders and the resulting long term perspective for the company. Phytron GmbH develops and manufactures stepper motors and electronic control units for applications in industrial engeneering, research, medical technology and extreme surroundings.
The company is headquartered in Gröbenzell, near Munich, Germany. Examples of Phytron stepper motor developments can be found in nip roll adjustments, for the transport devices of frozen samples stored in liquid nitrogen and in space for adjusting telescopes or cameras. Phytron’s In-Vacuum-Technology is used in the Curiosity Marsrover to focus the laser beam and the camera of the ChemCam-instrument on the probes examined.