TIS – Testo Industrial Services

The TIS site in Germany

Testo Industrial Services – more service, more security

The guiding principle of Testo Industrial Services (TIS) is “More service, more safety”. It summarizes their attitude and commitment to do their best every day to deliver first-class services that contribute to safe, accurate measurements. With the vision of developing its own company and its employees as well as its customers in all possible sectors.

Testo has more than 1 300 employees across Europe. Quality, reliability and low measurement uncertainties are the cornerstones of their work. Every single employee – from apprentice to managing director – contributes to the company’s success. With the Testo Industrial Services team, you can be sure that all your measurement, calibration and quality assurance requirements will be fully met.

A reliable partner at your side

TIS offers a comprehensive portfolio of services and are at your disposal for questions on calibration, test equipment management, qualification and validation. As a subsidiary of Testo SE & Co.KGaA, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of measuring instruments, TIS has more than 60 years of experience in the field of measurement technology and quality assurance. With a high degree of motivation and cooperative teamwork, we are successfully shaping our common future.

Calibration lab TIS


TIS always offers a needs-oriented solution for every customer.

TIS quality promise

Quality promise

You can always rely on the quality of all services from TIS.

History of TIS

The history of Testo Industrial Services GmbH began in 1999 with the founding of the independent subsidiary Testo CAL. Originating from a department within Testo SE & Co. KGaA, Testo CAL began with a handful of employees and the motivation to offer customer-oriented, metrological services.

Through innovation and continuous expansion of the service portfolio, TIS drives the development and is at the forefront of calibration and quality assurance of measurement technologies.


  • Establishment of calibration center in Ingolstadt
  • Testo CAL GmbH is formed
  • DKD accreditation for surface temperature


  • Accreditation of DKD Laboratory Printing
  • First FDA/GMP compliant qualification of pharmaceutical facilities


  • Establishing a calibration center near Marburg


  • Takeover of the DKD laboratory for electrical measurements in Munich
  • Accreditation for on-site DKD printing at customers’ premises


  • Accreditation of electrical measurement quantities in the HF range
  • Accreditation for DKD temperature on site with customers
  • Change of name to Testo Industrial Services GmbH


  • Relocation of the company management to Kirchzarten near Freiburg i.Br.
  • The subsidiary Testo Industrial Services Empresarial S.A., Barcelona/Spain is established


  • Accreditation of dimensional measurements
  • PRIMAS – Online portal for managing test equipment


  • Relocation of the Testo industrial services laboratories from Lenzkirch to Kirchzarten
  • Accreditation for on-site electricity measurements at customers’ premises
  • DKD extension: Noble thermocouples with an MU of 0.8°C


  • Subsidiary Testo industrial services AG, Egg/Switzerland is established.
  • New laboratory at Munich site: Move to Karlsfeld near Munich
  • DKD extensions:

    DC resistance (MU from 0.5 ppm)
    DC voltage (MU from 0.5 ppm)
    Moisture dew point down to -35° Tpt


  • The subsidiary Testo Industrial Services S.A.R.L. Forbach/France is created.
  • Takeover of Cameco Messtechnik in Pforzheim by Testo Industrial Services, associate DKD accreditations at the Pforzheim site for electrical and dimensional measurements.
  • Testo Industrial Services AG, Egg/Switzerland:
  • Accreditations for electrical and dimensional measurements
  • Extending the functionality of the PRIMAS online instrument management portal
  • Awarded “Service Provider of the Year 2008” in the category service innovation by the Ministry of Economy Baden-Württemberg


  • DKD accreditation at the Kirchzarten site for volumetric flow, mass flow and the electrical measurement values DC voltage, DC current, DC current resistance, DC current power, AC voltage, AC current, capacitance, inductance, frequency, time interval, oscilloscope, temperature simulation.
  • Creation of the Essen Calibration Centre
  • PRIMAS exchange: PRIMAS exchange enables easy, automated data exchange between customer-specific MES/CAQ systems and the company providing the calibration service.
  • PNEUMATOR pressure calibrator and gauge: Development and market launch of the device in desktop format, characterized by its wide range of applications both stationary and mobile.
  • Accreditation of dimensional measurements at the Karlsfeld site
  • Accreditation of dimensional measurements at the Essen site
  • Accreditation for temperature at the CH/Egg facility
  • Development of the service product MODUS: Modular Quality Services by Testo Industrial Services – It offers unique, customer-specific validation, qualification and calibration services in the pharmaceutical environment.
  • Development of a validation standard for the testo SAVERIS system


  • Start of construction of the third phase of the Kirchzarten site
  • Change from DKD to DAkkS
  • DKD/DAkkS accreditation for the measurement quantity acceleration at the Kirchzarten site
  • Once again in the top two in the Best Service Provider competition of the Ministry of Economy Baden-Württemberg
  • Setting up the new laboratory for the calibration of HF measurements
  • Novartis Vaccines qualification/calibration project (250 site qualifications and over 1400 measurement points)


  • Accreditation in the field of HF
  • New accreditation of all measurement quantities for DAkkS; minimized measurement uncertainties
  • Calibration of pipettes
  • Moving to a new building in Essen
  • Completion and official opening of the third construction phase in Kirchzarten with a new training center, social rooms for employees and a bistro. The expansion has created space for an additional 100 jobs.
  • Acquisition of the Testo laboratory in Cabrils, Spain
  • New logistics center at the Hannover site
  • Extension of the service portfolio: on-site pipette calibration at customer sites
  • Moving the Marburg Regio-Center to a larger location
  • Successful completion of the GMP upgrade at B.Braun in Sempach/CH


  • New regional center, Rhine-Main-Neckar, in Ludwigshafen
  • New launch of PRIMAS online
  • New sales center in Madrid, Spain
  • Extension of primary laboratory temperature by normal resistance and fixed point calibration
  • HS calibration up to 50kV
  • New logistics center in Ingolstadt
  • Certification of Testo Industrial Services Switzerland according to ISO 9001
  • Integration of Testo Industrial Services France into the group of companies
  • Relocation of Testo Industrial Services Spain and France to new buildings


  • New service center in Winsen near Hamburg
  • Extension of the Kirchzarten site
  • Extension of the service portfolio to include purity measurements of compressed air and process gases
  • Number of employees: 400 in Germany and 500 in Europe exceeded


  • 20 years of DAkkS accreditation
  • Testo Industrial Services GmbH is established in Austria
  • Unique in the world: Measuring robot for the calibration of height measurement
  • Establishment of the GMP training center in Kirchzarten
  • Service Provider of the Year 2014: Testo Industrial Services among the top three
  • ISO certificate number 1 000 000 was issued


  • Relocation Service-Center Munich from Karlsfeld to Dachau
  • Accreditation for flow measurement at the Dachau site
  • Number of employees: 500 in Germany and 600 in Europe exceeded
  • Most successful year since the company was founded – growth >20% / €6.708 million


  • Successful re-accreditation – new DAkkS certificate for five sites and around 200 calibration methods
  • Successful re-certification ISO 9001:2008
  • Number of employees: 600 in Germany and 700 in Europe exceeded
  • Jürgen Hinn becomes fourth board member at Testo – new composition of the Testo Industrial Services management team
  • Groundbreaking for the next extension in Kirchzarten
  • First internal enrollment campaign in the Freiburg stem cell registry: more than 100 employees participate
  • ISO certificate number 2 000 000 was issued


  • Extension of the calibration portfolio: Audio
  • TMS GmbH becomes Testo Industrial Services – New accredited service center in Hamburg
  • New service: high quality repairs of electrical measuring equipment
  • Successful accreditation as a test laboratory for cleanroom qualification measurements
  • Completion of extension 3. Tower at Kirchzarten service center
  • First successful blood donation campaign at Testo Industrial Services


  • Introduction of the PRIMAS mobile app
  • New logistics center in Kulmbach (Northern Bavaria)
  • Opening of the service center in Mörfelden-Walldorf (Rhine-Main area)
  • Relocation Hamburg
  • Successful audit of our testing laboratory by DAkkS
  • Extension of the scope of accreditation
  • Accreditation of sound calibrations
  • Successful environmental and energy certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2015 and DIN EN ISO 50001:2011.
  • New standard version: Certification to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 (instead of 2008)


  • 20 years of Testo Industrial Services – Anniversary year with many highlights
  • 20 years – 20 social actions
  • Groundbreaking for calibration factory
  • Transition to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018
  • TIS welcomes its 1000th employee
  • Relocation of Testo Industrial Services Austria to new premises
  • The TIS editorial team writes the “Calibration” chapter for the GMP advisor.
  • Accreditation certificate for the service center in Mörfelden-Walldorf
  • 250 engineers & technicians in technical field services


  • The subsidiary Testo Industrial Services Ltd in the UK is established.
  • Generation change – Christian Sander takes over his father’s job as Head of Metrology
  • Introduction of the Testo Industrial Services portal – all information about the ordering process can be accessed online
  • Introduction PRIMAS connect: enables automatic access to all data available online in PRIMAS in the Testo Industrial Services data system.
  • Award winner FOCUS-Business Top Employer 2020 in the category Services


  • Takeover of Wiepro Messtechnik GmbH, measurement services for 3D coordinate metrology in Villingen-Schwenningen.
  • Inauguration and certification of the Calibration Factory
  • Introduction of PRIMAS Validated: validatable test equipment management system for companies with GxP compliance requirements
  • First-time implementation of webinars, digital seminars and a virtual customer day.
  • Thomas Richter celebrates his 40th anniversary at Testo


  • The subsidiary Testo Industrial Services sp. z o.o. is established in Poland
  • Accredited supplier for testing/comparison according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17043:2010.
  • Validation of PAS and Cleanux: GMP-compliant automation systems for calibration and cleanroom measurement.
  • Water test bench: calibration with water up to 5 000 l/min.
  • Automated evaluation of climate distribution measurements: Development and introduction of the “Mappux” software.
  • Expansion of our service centres in Essen and Dachau
  • 15th anniversary of Testo Industrial Services AG in Switzerland
  • Number of employees in the GxPS division in Germany reached 200 full-time positions
  • Job Motor 2021 Award in the category: Best Recruitment Concept (more than 200 employees).