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FORSIS GmbH - our history

The roots of FORSIS go back to 1995. At that time, the company was founded under the name KUMATRONIK Industrial Products, which was the direct successor to KUMATRONIK Automation Systems GmbH, which was founded in 1982.

Since 2006, the former brand name "FORSIS" has also stood for the entire company.
With its optimized industrial PC series MASTER, EXPERT, PROFI, ENTRY and MOBILE, FORSIS soon gained an excellent reputation in the market.


Our history in stages

Eine der ersten IPCs von FORSIS
  • 1995 Foundation as Kumatronik Industrieprodukte GmbH in Markdorf.
    The idea: Development and sale of hardware that customers from the manufacturing industry can use to ensure the economically important specification, transfer and collection of production data, even under adverse environmental conditions.

  • 1999 founding of KUMAident in Stuttgart.
    Logistically advantageous location for additional trade in identification hardware and other peripherals.
  • 2000 The name FORSIS is used for the first time as a product name for modular
    industrial PCs (IPCs).
  • 2006 FORSIS becomes the company name.
    With the slogan "The brand for industrial PCs" and the new IPC series
    MASTER, EXPERT, PROFI and MOBILE the company makes a
    good name in the market.
  • 2011 Founding of FORSIS Austria in Dornbirn.
  • 2015 20 years of FORSIS.
    Market launch of the IO CONNECT solution series for decentralized and remotely administrable machine data acquisition (MDE).
building blocks for success
Die Erfolgsbausteine wurden von FORSIS bereits mit den ersten Modellen gelegt
The building blocks of our success can be expressed as follows:
Standards - Modular - Flexible

  • Standards for the components used
  • Modular in the structure of our devices
  • Flexible in cooperation with our customers and suppliers

In the area of standard components, there is a certainty that they are always up-to-date. The standardization enables the merging of existing infrastructures and helps us to reduce development times and costs.

Due to the modular device structure, the latest components can be used, and their long-term availability is also guaranteed.

The flexibility is already expressed in the flexible scalability according to customer requirements with regard to issues such as inch size or selection of the CPU.

Our motto: The customer should get what he needs at the time. Nevertheless, it must be possible to optimally adjust the output when retrofitting.

Added value through service and peripherals
Die FORSIS Geräte werden durch Peripherie ergänzt und erhalten somit einen Mehrwert für den Nutzer

So that you can solve your tasks in industrial data acquisition in full, you get everything from a single source at FORSIS: from application advice, to various ident devices for personal and RFID acquisition to industrial input and output devices, mounting systems and assembly technology.

We also make our bundled know-how available to you as part of complete solutions and mobile workstations, as well as efficient solutions for decentralized machine data acquisition (MDE) via small, networked I/O Units. Of course including monitoring and remote management.

The declared goal of FORSIS is maximum availability and productivity for our customers. That's why development and design aim for the simplest possible service - for and by our customers.
Despite all care, hardware errors can never be completely ruled out. That's why we focus on quick repairs and short maintenance times. In addition, we have developed a series of service modules that you can use to increase reliability as needed.
With the help of RMA numbers and a dedicated CAREDESK system, we handle any service cases quickly and to your satisfaction. For special requirements we offer an optional repair service. We can extend the warranty periods for material and services on request.

Future-proof partner

FORSIS ist mit seinen über 30 Jahren Markterfahrung ihr zukunftssicherer Partner

With FORSIS you are making a future-proof choice. We not only guarantee you the same spare parts for five full years from the delivery date, but also the very latest hardware, which you can also reorder.

PreSales NORD Klaus Seidel

"Wir beantworten gerne Ihre Fragen."

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Looking ahead

Produktfamilie PROFI S MultiTouch

Despite the constant changes in markets and technology, FORSIS would like to hold on to important constants in the future, to which the company owes its current position in the market to a large extent: customer proximity language-focused provider, the high level of consulting expertise from over 20 years of experience in data collection and the consistently high quality in the area of hardware, services and solutions. Because one thing is clear and will probably never change: After the purchase is before the purchase. The constant effort for long-term partnerships will probably also make the difference in the next 20 years, which is why customers and partners decide to work with FORSIS.