History

2021

The number of employees working for AVL SET has grown up 140 people, each and every one being fully committed to our vision and mission.

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new building – the room capacity is being tripled! The planned move takes place in the first quarter of 2022.

More than 100 high performance test solutions for inverters have been installed worldwide (Europe – USA – China – Japan – South Korea – China).

We are partner of DHBW Ravensburg in Electrical Engineering at Campus Friedrichshafen.

AVL SET launches the International Day of E-Technology.

Proud winner of the Innovation Award 2019/2020 initiated by Wirtschafts- und Innovationsförderungsgesellschaft Landkreis Ravensburg mbH for “Innovative Test Technologies for Inverters”.

2020

2019

As of  July 1, 2019 SET Power Systems GmbH becomes AVL SET GmbH. Since our foundation in 2012 we have already been a “Member of the AVL Group”. As a joint venture with the AVL List GmbH, headquartered in Graz, we benefit from AVL’s global presence and market-leading position in the field of test systems for the automotive sector.

2018

Patent ” Emulation device for a test bench to emulate electric motors”.

1st Wangen Automotive Symposium “Inverter Trends & Technology” with participants from international OEMs and TIER1s as well as universities, research centers and racing teams with presentations on the latest technologies and applications regarding power electronics in the automotive sector.

The completion of the second annex building in Wangen im Allgäu (production areas, laboratories and office spaces).

2017

2016

The continuing steep technical progress and the resulting need for innovation in the field of power electronics for e-drives make it possible for us to continue on the path of growth in terms of personnel and space.

A new building is being erected to double the space capacity.

Successful ISO 9001:2008 certification. It is our primary goal to ensure maximum customer satisfaction by securing the quality of our products, services and processes.

Qualification of the E-Motor Emulator for 1.000 V inverters.

2015

2014

Opening ceremony of a new company building in Wangen im Allgäu (production, laboratories and office spaces). The speed of technical developments in the electromobility market and our responses to the requirements of our customers require fast and agile growth.

First test system for testing the MGUH/MGUK to support a Formula 1 customer.

2013

2012

SET Power Systems GmbH is founded as a joint venture between the Wangen based SET GmbH and the AVL List GmbH. The team consists of five employees.

First Power-HiL test systems (based on SiC) for testing high-voltage inverters go into operation at customers’ sites (automotive, R&D).

For the automotive industry, the understanding of “functional safety” is stipulated by ISO 26262. In the aviation industry we have used this methodology for decades, considering all the requirements of software development and appropriate test procedures. We are now making this experience available for the automotive industry too.

2011

2003

First established in the development of the Airbus A380, our new test methodology is considered groundbreaking: With the virtual e-motor, we bring the test bench into the laboratory.

Foundation of SET GmbH out of Horst Hammerer Engineering, supporting the aerospace industry with testing solutions. The company will later enter into a joint venture with the Austrian based AVL List GmbH.

2001