Milestones

With over 120 facilities installed across the globe, MESSRING’s groundbreaking technologies and innovative products set the standards in crash testing.
  • 50 years of MESSRING and foundation of the subsidiary MESSRING Active Safety GmbH

    2018
  • Opening of the Mercedes-Benz Technology Center Vehicle Safety (TFS) in Sindelfingen, Germany

    2017
  • Establishment of the Chinese subsidiary Chongqing MESSRING Trading Co. LTD

    2014
  • Introduction of the AEBS test system (Advanced Emergency Braking System)

    2013
  • Launch of M=LIGHT, an LED lighting system specially designed to meet the needs of crash test facilities

    2012
  • Introduction of the Compact Impact Sled (CIS), a compact accelerator slide system

    2010
  • Implementation of more than 100 large crash test and sled systems worldwide since foundation

    2009
  • Launch of M=BUS, a system for data acquisition on smallest space, for example in crash test dummies

    2006
  • Rollout of MicroTrack, the world‘s narrowest and most compact rail system for precise guidance of vehicles within a system

    2005
  • Implementation of the first crash test facility in China in the SMVIC test centre, Shanghai

    2003
  • Construction of the first angular track for car-to-car crash tests for automotive supplier ACTS

    1999
  • Launch of Hydrobrake, the first and only servo-hydraulic and programmable brake system for deceleration carriages for non-destructive simulation of crash scenarios

    1997
  • Realisation of the first remote-controlled and freely movable crash block on behalf of the Spanish development service provider IDIADA

    1996
  • Realization of the first crash test facilities in Australia and the USA, both for the automotive supplier Autoliv

    1995
  • Development of the world‘s first crash-proof system for onboard data acquisition

    1988
  • Development of the first sensors for dummy instrumentation

    1978
  • Realization of the first complete and turnkey test facility for BMW

    1970
  • Foundation of MESSRING Systembau GmbH

    1968