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wenglor MEL GmbH develops automation solutions in the field of laser measurement.

1965 From School Direct to the Business World
While still in school, Hans-Jürgen Langer founds his first company, namely “Langer Elektronik”. He develops and markets electronic circuits both before and during his unioversity studies.
1972 High-Tech for Science
The first optical system for measuring eye movement is developed for the field of ophthalmology in cooperation with the Ludwig Maximilian University.
1979 Expansion with Home PCs
Langer Elektronik is the first supplier to produce PCs for office applications and has sales locations and branch offices all over Europe.
1985 Sensor Technology with MEL
MEL Mikroelektronik GmbH is founded. Initial safety products for unmanned transport systems are developed. They make measurement in three dimensions possible.
1994 Expanded Expertise
MEL offers optical triangulation sensors. Henceforth, laser scanners are also used for 2D and 3D measurement.
2013 MEL becomes wenglor
MEL Mikroelektronik GmbH is integrated into wenglor sensoric GmbH. Alongside Torsten Hellerström, company founder Hans-Jürgen Langer continues his work as the company’s managing director.
2015 wenglor MEL GmbH
On September 1, 2015, the MEL Mikroelektronik GmbH is renamed in  wenglor MEL GmbH.



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