mta® is a brand of Unitechnologies SA who has over 50 years of experience in the development and and realization of high precision production machines for various industries. These include electronics, optoelectronics, automotive, watchmaking and medical.
With its mta® brand, Unitechnologies globally commercializes selective soldering and volumetric micro-dispensing processes based on standardized platforms. As a result, the product range includes simple manual systems, semi-automated table-top robots as well as fully automated production cells.
Unitechnologies has also a worlwide representative network.
ETA Swatch Group – Patek Philippe – Timelab – Timex – Vacheron Constantin
Balluff – Dr. F. Faulhaber – Hilti –IFM – Leuze – Magneti Marelli- Maxon Motor – OCÉ – Sick –Sonceboz
ABB – AMP – Amphenol Tuchel –Härter – Legrand – Lemo – Saia –Schurter
Agilent – Boston Scientific – Dräger Medical – Knowles – Medtronic – Phonak – Siemens – Sinus Point
Boehringer Mannheim – Evotec –Biomerieux – Geistlich – Novartis
Alcatel – Corning – Lasertron –Micronas – Nextrom
Bag Automotive – Beru – Bosch –Continental – Delphi – General Motors – Mobis – TDK/Epcos
Coloral – CSEM – EPFL – MIT Boston – Optrel – Philips – Sennheiser –Xeikon
Founding of mta automation ag. The main activities include the design, production and marketing of equipment for the watchmaking industry.
Launch of the mta automation “customized machines” for the assembly of micro-technical parts.
Founding of Sysmelec SA.
Realization of the first Sysmelec robotic assembly machine guided by vision.
Launch of the mta automation ECO standard robotic cell for automatic soldering. This cell is entirely manufactured in-house.
Realization of the first Sysmelec assembly line for microsystems.
Launch of the micro-dispensing sector for mta automation.
mta automation introduces dispensing technology for two-component products. Its dynamic mixing chamber is patented.
mta automation is one of the first companies to present a soldering robot, using Soft-Beam technology.
Founding of mta automation deutschland gmbh.
Launch of the mta automation table-top robot L/C for semi-automated soldering and dispensing operations.
Industrialization of the first “1 micron” Sysmelec robot.
mta automation is the first company to use a laser (YAG). This replaces the Soft-Beam for infrared ray soldering.
mta automation enters the US market.
Founding of the unitechnologies group and integration of mta automation ag and Sysmelec SA.
The mta automation TR300 table-top robot replaces the L/C robot. The TR300 uses a Windows interface and a touch screen for programming and setting.
mta automation and Sysmelec move to the group’s new premises
Official inauguration of the building in Gals.
Introduction of the mta automation RC500 robotic cell which replaces the ECO cell. The same software as the TR300 table-top robot is used.
Launch of the new Sysmelec “FEEL” product line. This includes studies and engineering.
mta automation celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Founding of mta automation inc. in the US.
Sysmelec celebrates its 30th anniversary.
mta automation ag and Sysmelec SA merge. The new corporate name becomes Unitechnologies SA. The brands/trademarks mta® and Sysmelec® are registered.
Launch of the sylas® platform range for the 3D laser surface processing. The processes include selective polishing and micro-structuring as well as laser micro-welding.
mta® brand celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Realignment of Unitechnologies global strategy. The Sysmelec Business Unit is sold to IMA Automation Switzerland SA. This allows Unitechnologies SA to focus on its strategic challenges and the anticipated growth in its mta® activities.