Company History

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Foundation of HAP GmbH Dresden

In the year of foundation HAP receives the 1st Saxon Innovation Award for the “TOOLMANAGER TME”,an automation system to load tool trays.

Cooperation with HSEB and Jenoptik

The  early years of HAP are characterized by an intensive cooperation with HSEB and the companies of the Jenoptik Group.

Technology Centre Dresden South

New headquarters

HAP moves to the Technology Center Dresden South.

An Austrian in Dresden

The Austrian company Ortner Reinraumtechnik begins its activities in Dresden and installs the first 200 mm wafer transport system at Siemens (today Infineon).

Construction of Siemens factory in Dresden

Siemens invests in SIMEC semiconductor factory in Dresden. The cooperation between HAP and SIMEC (today: Infineon) begins.

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Foundation of Ortner c.l.s. GmbH

Ortner cleanroom logistic systems GmbH is founded in Dresden. The main focus of the company is on installation, maintenance, and 24/7 monitoring of wafer transport systems. Major customers include the companies Murata, Infineon, AMD (today [...]

First automation product for the semiconductor industry

HAP develops the HAP-Lift200.

Installation of first 300mm wafer transport system

Ortner installs the world's first 300mm wafer transport system at Qimonda in Dresden on behalf of Murata Machinery Ltd. and services it 24/7 on-site.

LUNA Robot Cell

First LUNA robot cell for semiconductor applications

Product development

Development of the company's first proprietary products begins with the production of transport and storage systems.

First reticle handling system

RFID reader assembly

RFID

The company moves to another building and starts its RFID development.

Ortner c.l.s. USA, Inc.

The US subsidiary is founded in Salt Lake City (Utah).

First 5-track wafer sorting system for the solar industry

New market: Photovoltaics

Ortner enters the photovoltaic industry for the first time and wins Roth & Rau as a customer.

Roth & Rau

Roth & Rau - Ortner GmbH

Ortner c.l.s. becomes a 100 % member of the Roth & Rau Group. In 2010 the company's name is changed to Roth & Rau - Ortner GmbH .

Automated Carrier Handling by mobile robot HERO

HAP-HERO®

First mobile robot solution for the semiconductor industry.

Three business units

Roth & Rau becomes a member of the Meyer Burger Group. Roth & Rau - Ortner GmbH restructures itself and forms the three business units "automation", "products", and "installation & service". The company is therefore able to react to [...]

is one of Germany’s top 100 innovators

Awards for HAP

HAP receives the SUCCESS Zeiss supplier award and is one of Germany’s top 100 Innovators.

Bosch_Fab_Reutlingen

Largest automation order to date

Roth & Rau - Ortner receives the largest single order in the field of factory automation, worth € 3.2 million, by BOSCH.

HAP grows

Süd Beteiligungen GmbH and Wachstumsfonds Mittelstand Sachsen become shareholder of HAP and support the growth with foundation of HAP Holding GbmH.

Handling Award 2014 SCOUT

Handling award for SCOUT

The company wins the "handling award 2014" for its mobile, autonomously navigating robot SCOUT in the category "Innovative new development of a product or a system solution".

HAP-HERO FAB

HAP-HERO® FAB

The first free-moving robot solution from HAP is delivered.

HAP acquires Ortner

Roth & Rau - Ortner GmbH and Roth & Rau - Ortner USA, Inc. will be acquired by HAP Holding GmbH as of September 1. HAP and Ortner are initially managed as separate subsidiaries.

Merger to Fabmatics

HAP and Ortner become Fabmatics

Both companies merge and will do business under the new corporate name Fabmatics GmbH and Fabmatics USA Inc., respectively, starting September 1, 2016.