OCTUM GmbH, Renntalstraße 16, 74360 Ilsfeld, Germany

+49 (0) 7062 914940 info(at)octum.de

Octum GmbH

Innovative, competent, reliable and fair.

For 100% constant optical quality control and material flow control in series production, we develop and implement unique machine vision solutions for you based on globally available and proven technologies. A competent and committed team will convert your requirements into innovative solutions with process reliability. A cooperative relationship and fair dealing are very important to us. The establishment and expansion of long-term business relationships is the focus of our activities. In us you will find a reliable partner whose know-how you can also benefit from.


  • Market launch of the CV-300 machine vision system for blister filling product inspection in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Founding of the company in Heilbronn
  • Hardware and software development for signal processors in the field of machine vision, field buses and professional audio technology


  • Despite pandemic, a year of further solid growth for OCTUM
  • Incoming orders increased by more than 30%
  • Best figures also for sales and return
  • Further expansion of the workforce without short-time work
  • Breakthrough in medical technology by opening up new applications in the field of medical diagnostics
  • Approval for expansion of business premises to support further growth


  • Implementation of new applications in the food, pharmaceutics
    and medical technology industry
  • OCTUM becomes Omron's system partner
  • Career is running - with great success at the company run in Heilbronn
  • Slight increase in sales in an economically difficult environment, especially in the automotive industry
  • Logo relaunch with a new designed company brochure
  • Expansion of online marketing activities


  • further successfull company development with expansion of the customer base
  • successful development in the key sectors of pharmaceuticals and medical technology
  • further expansion of the workforce
    (40 employees)
  • new, technological ambitious 3D applications


  • Successful year with further growth of 16% compared to the previous year
  • Very good technological and economical development in the pharmaceutical sector
  • More than 4,000 OCTUM vision systems in use worldwide
  • Expansion of marketing activities


  • 20 year anniversary of OCTUM GmbH
  • Further profitable growth of 26% compared to the previous year
  • Significant order intake from the medical technology sector
  • Technically challenging major order in the field of electromechanical components
  • Adapted expansion of the workforce


  • Welcomed the 30th employee
  • Third OCTUM Technology Day in the Audi Forum Neckarsulm
  • Introduction of CV_Inspect 2.0 and successful implementation in demanding projects, e.g. final inspection of compressor wheels
  • More than 3,000 machine vision systems from OCTUM in operation worldwide


  • Further successful company development with double figure growth rates
  • Purchase of land for further expansion
  • Cooperation with Antares / Brescia for Track & Trace systems in pharmaceutics


  • Moved into the new office building with capacity for another 20 work places
  • Second OCTUM Technology Day in the Audi Forum Neckarsulm
  • Introduction of new fair booth design


  • Successful company development with, again, double figure growth rates
  • New applications could be implemented successfully in the pharmaceutics branch 


  • New best business year in the company's history with double figure growth rates 
  • First OCTUM Technology Day in the Audi Forum Neckarsulm
  • Further expansion of the customer base and installations


  • Delivery of further system solutions for surface inspection, 3D OCR and 3D inspection
  • First 3D pack pattern recognition systems available
  • First delivery of systems for 360° inspection of crimp caps
  • Configurable CV_Inspect PC software in use for assembly inspection
  • Best business year in the company's history with double figure sales increases


  • Move to the new company building in Ilsfeld with an area of 1,200m2 and optimum room layout which allows us to set up 4 larger machines simultaneously for example
  • Reinforcement of management to achieve strategic and growth goals 7% increase in sales despite the difficult market environment


  • 1,500 image processing systems from OCTUM in operation worldwide


  • Certification in accordance with ISO 9001
  • Delivery of surface inspection systems for metal parts in the automotive branch


  • 10 year anniversary of the company
  • Delivery of the first 3D inspection systems


  • OCTUM is "Cognex system integrator of the year for Central Europe“
  • Delivery of the first 3D position detection for robots


  • Establishment of a mechanical workshop
  • Delivery of the first surface inspection systems with line cameras


  • Move from Heilbronn to larger premises in Obersulm
  • Market launch of the PC-based CV-600 machine vision system


  • Expansion of the portfolio to complete systems incl. mechanics, handling and automation for use in production automation


  • OCTUM becomes a partner system integrator of the world market leader for machine vision systems Cognex


  • Focusing on image processing
  • First delivery of OEM systems for the pharmaceutical industry 
  • Market launch of the freely configurable CV-200 machine vision system for universal application

OCTUM representative for the North region.

The Bosys Engineering company in Oldenburg is OCTUM's representative for Northern Germany and the bordering countries. Thanks to this local presence we are able to offer our customers and potential customers in the North fast response times and improved services. The cooperation focuses on acquisition and sales, local technical support for OCTUM installation will be subsequently set up and expanded.

OCTUM is a member of the VDMA.

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