DGTS and TAURUS Instruments at the PLAST fair in Milan

May 2018

PLAST Mailand 2018

The PLAST in Milan takes place every three years and is one of the most important trade fairs for the plastics and rubber industry.

Our long-time partner DGTS Srl from Italy will participate as an exhibitor at this fair and will also represent TAURUS Instruments.

In addition to renowned plastics and rubber manufacturers, there will be also service providers from this sector from 29th of May to 01st of June in 2018. In this context, TAURUS Instruments focuses mainly on the fire test equipment for plastics. According to international standards, it is particularly important for producers to be able to classify their products according to the Euro classes because of the reaction to fire and the bruning behaviour.

Our staff will assist DGTS on the exhibition in Milan and will be pleased to meet you in hall 11 at booth A01.

IMASAN represents TAURUS Instruments at the TURKEYBUILD fair 2018 in Istanbul

April 2018

TurkeyBuild Türkei 2018

As a long-standing, trustful partner, IMASAN Makina ve Kimyevi Maddeler San. Tic. Ltd. STI. from Turkey will represent TAURUS Instruments AG at the largest fair in the region for the Balkans, Russia and CIS States, the Middle East and North Africa – at the TURKEYBUILD Istanbul.

From 8th to 12th of May 2018, turkey build brings together the most important and largest companies of the construction sector, providing an excellent basis for the development of business relations. TAURUS Instruments occurs with the entire product portfolio as a renowned manufacturer of physical measuring and control systems for industry and research.

Our staff will advise IMASAN on site in Istanbul and will be pleased to see you in hall 4 at booth D120.

TAURUS Instruments welcomes you at the IEX 2018 in Cologne

March 2018

IEX Europe 2018

As one of the leading manufacturers of physical and optical measuring systems for industrial and research applications worldwide, TAURUS Instruments AG will participate at the leading trade fair for insulation material and insulation technology – IEX Europe 2018. Beside corporate presentation the Insulation Expo Europe 2018 provides a useful platform to encourage the establishment and expansion of business relations.

While participation at the exhibition, which will take place on May 16-17, the introduction of devices for determining heat transfer and thermal conductivity as well as for fire testing will be focused by TAURUS. Thermal Conductivity Measuring Device – TCA 300, Oxygen Index Analyzer – LOI as well as models of a Hotbox Test Chamber – TDW 4240 and a Single Burning Item – SBI, representative for the entire portfolio of the company, will be exhibited.

We would like to invite you with a free visitor ticket. Secure your participation here: https://www.insulation-expo.com/taurus.

You will find us in hall 8, booth 8/050. Our specialists look forward to your visit at IEX 2018 and to provide skilled and personal assistance.

TAURUS Instruments AG represented at Laborama Expo 2018 in Brussels

March 2018


TAURUS Instruments AG will be represented at annual Laborama Expo – trade fair for laboratory professionals – for the first time. Laborama Expo brings together a whole host of suppliers for your every laboratory need, going from analytical equipment, software and lab furniture to consumables, chemicals and many more.

In cooperation with distributor Macben from Belgium and the Netherlands, TAURUS Instruments will take participation at Laborama Expo as an opportunity to present thermal conductivity measuring devices as well as fire testing systems. Thermal Conductivity Measuring Device – TCA 300, Oxygen Index Analyzer – LOI, Small Burner Box – KBK for determining the ignitability of building products and Horizontal Burner Box – HBK for determining the reaction to fire of materials used for vehicle interiors will be exhibited.

Macben will be supported by TAURUS professionals at Laborama Expo 2018. We look forward to your visit at booth B10, on March 15-16 in 2018.

TAURUS receives Certificate of Good Credit Rating from Crefo

November 2017

Crefo Zert

Due to its long standing good credit rating, TAURUS Instruments AG was awarded the CrefoZert certificate on 22nd November, 2017.

The CrefoZert certificate is subject to strict rules and conditions. A certified company has to meet certain criteria on a permanent basis. One of them is the Creditreform credit index, which has to range between 100 and 249 as a first positive result of the audit.

Only 1.7% of the German companies fulfill the strict criteria for the CrefoZert, which is very exclusive, especially due to the three-stage audit process.

TAURUS receives Business Award 2017 of the city of Weimar

October 2017


TAURUS Instruments AG received the Business Award 2017 of the city of Weimar for its outstanding entrepreneurial activities.

A jury selected TAURUS Instruments among six companies nominated by the sponsors of the award, which is granted every other year.

Stephan Heise, President and CEO of TAURUS Instruments AG, accepted the award on behalf of the 19 employees of his company during the awards ceremony in Weimar on 18th October

Change of legal form – TAURUS instruments GmbH

August 2017


By a resolution of the shareholders from 5th October, 2016, the legal form of our company was changed from a limited liability company to a stock company. On 13th July, 2017, it was entered into the commercial register under the registration number HRB 513597.

As a result, the new company name is TAURUS Instruments AG

The change of legal form is a carefully planned step towards a company structure providing ideal conditions for further growth and flexible development.

The shares continue to be owned by the previous shareholders. An IPO is not intended.

Our daily operations and interaction with customers and business partners will not be affected by this change of legal form. All contact details, including the company address, remain the same.

TAURUS Instrumentes AG will remain your reliable partner for high precision physical and optical measuring devices.

TAURUS instruments attends VDE grand opening

September 2016

VDE Gebäude Eröffnungsfeier

The managing director of TAURUS instruments, Mr. Heise, and the company’s production manager, Mr. Strickmann, attended the grand opening of VDE’s new Fire Testing Laboratory for cables and wires in Offenbach on 22nd September.

Last year, TAURUS instruments received the order from VDE for the delivery of testing systems for the fire reaction of cables, including two KBT systems according to EN 50266-1, EN 50399:2011 and IEC 60332-3-10.

The KBT from TAURUS instruments is the currently most modern cable testing system worldwide. It features innovative control electronics and user friendly software as well as high quality materials and components. This guarantees low wear and tear and safe operation of the system. More detailed information on the KBT is available at our product pages.

During the opening ceremony, the representatives from TAURUS instruments had the opportunity to present the systems to the interested audience and talk to numerous visitors.

The pleasant and constructive collaboration with the entire team of the VDE Fire Testing Laboratory and the commitment of the TAURUS staff helped achieve the ambitious scheduling and quality goals of the project.

EMAS follow-up audit successfully completed

March 2016


The comprehensive update of the current environmental statement and the fulfillment of all requirements according to DIN EN ISO 14001 resulted in a successful completion of the follow-up audit and the confirmation of the EMAS registration for TAURUS instruments. The company was first included in the EMAS register under the registration number DE-145-00094 on 24th October, 2013.

EMAS means “Eco Management and Audit Scheme” and not only completely fulfills but also exceeds the requirements of the international standard for environmental management according to DIN EN ISO 14001. TAURUS instruments places great importance on acting in an environmentally friendly way in all aspects of its economic activity and will continuously work on improving the environmental management system EMAS in the future.

TAURUS honored with “City of Weimar Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award”

October 2015


On 15th October, the CEO and shareholder of TAURUS instruments GmbH, Mr. Stephan Heise, was honored with the “City of Weimar Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award” for outstanding achievements. The German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW) presents this award annually to recognize small and medium-sized businesses. The director of the BVMW district association, Mr. Horst Schulze, and the mayor of the city of Weimar, Mr. Stefan Wolf, jointly presented the award at the TAURUS head office.

Mr. Heise thanked the selection committee and emphasized in his speech that he accepted the award also on behalf of the TAURUS staff, who – with their exceptional dedication, hard work, expertise and skills – substantially contributed to the company’s success.