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HÜBNER Photonics: a Division of HÜBNER GmbH & Co. KG

What we stand for

‘Two wave sources are perfectly coherent if they have a constant phase difference and the same frequency.’

In a way, this condition sums up everything HÜBNER Photonics division stands for. Coherence for us is far more than the perfect interaction of waves. It is the basis of our daily work and the fundament on which we build our business and our relations within our company and with our partners.

Coherence Matters for our products – since we are committed to supplying reliable, innovative high performance photonics solutions.

Coherence Matters in our attitude – our teams are built up by world-leading expertise in photonics, moving as one.

Coherence Matters in our customer relations – we operate in phase with our customers’ needs and therefore stand out by maximizing customer value.

Coherence Matters is in our genes and our spirit – all day, every day.

This isn’t just another technology company. For more than 70 years, the HÜBNER Group has been around. More than 2,400 employees worldwide serve customers every day – with an understanding based on mutual respect, honesty and products you can trust. Coherence Matters is in our genes and our spirit – all day, every day.

Our Mission

We provide tools and solutions for advanced imaging, detection & analysis that help to enhance human well-being & security, increase quality and efficiency in industrial processes and improve our environment.

Our history

1946

Founding of the company by Kurt Hübner in Kassel, Germany. Start of rubber production activities.

1951

Production of the first folding bellows and rubber tubing connections for railway cars of the Deutsche Bahn.

1973

Change of company name to HÜBNER GmbH.

1990

Delivery of the world’s then largest railway gangway for the car transport trains used in the Eurotunnel between England and France.

2006

Diversification into Terahertz technology in collaboration with Fraunhofer Institute.

2012

Diversification into laser technology in collaboration with Fraunhofer Institute.

2014

Founding of HF Systems Engineering GmbH & Co. KG.

2015

Acquisition of Cobolt AB.

2016

Formed new Division HÜBNER Photonics, encompassing laser technology, terahertz technology and HF systems.

Facts and Figures HÜBNER Group

Headquarters: Kassel, Germany
Global presence: 13 countries around the world
Founded: 1946 in Kassel
Number of employees: more than 2,400