XTRONIC is a medium-sized company within the Schaeffler Group. As an independent GmbH, we have been a development partner and system supplier for the international automotive industry for almost 20 years.

At our sites in Böblingen and Wolfsburg we support leading manufacturers and suppliers with innovation power and customized IT-solutions. Our range of services comprises topics from infotainment, automated driving and connectivity, virtual and augmented reality, comfort electronics and electric mobility up to functional safety, methods and tools as well as test systems.

To accomplish all this, our work is based on state-of-the-art methods and processes – both as engineering partner and as an employer. We continually invest in optimal research and development infrastructure. At the same time, employee development is an important pillar at XTRONIC. In our highly modern facilities we permanently meet new challenges to be able to advance, and impact the mobile future sustainably.


With our pioneer spirit we create innovative solutions, meeting any challenge face-on. Our expertise and permanent improvement process have made us competent and reliable consultants, developers and partners for almost 20 years. We work fast and diligently, with a reduced time-to-market for all of our innovations. Our decentralized operation structure and international expansion make us more flexible. The range of diversified jobs broadens our horizon, promoting our goal of constant improvement.

We develop turnkey solutions, supporting our customers covering the entire development process. The goal of our work is to make our customers more successful in a long-term perspective. XTRONIC moves things! 



Since our foundation in 1999, our services are pushing the most innovative trends, always focusing on the future. 


Year of foundation

  • XTRONIC GmbH is founded in Gültstein in the field of media technology for rental, sales and installation of acoustics and lighting technology.


Expansion Automotive

  • Manfred Famula and Daniel Schmid establish the new division ‘Automotive’, adding the new business fields System Integration and System Development for services in the growth market telematics, multimedia and infotainment.


Expansion system installation

  • The Automotive division now includes system installation for the design of test set ups and the conduction of vehicle conversions.


Relocation of the automotive division

  • The automotive division moves to Gärtringen due to rapid expansion of the sector


Focus on automotive

  • Our business division media technology is outsourced.
  • Martin Schleiermacher expands the automotive segment with the business division Requirements Engineering for services in consulting, analysis and implementation of development processes.


New company headquarters in Ehingen

  • Due to continuing expansions, our company headquarters are transferred to Ehingen.


Expansion of development competencies

  • Strategic set up of development teams for in-house and order development.
  • We start the development of automotive system solutions and products like the test management system TestDiamond™, CANSim for CAN simulations, and ModelEditor for model-based tests.


ISO 9001 certification

  • We introduce and implement ISO 9001:2008 certification


XTRONIC now tier 1

  • We become development partner for Daimler AG (Pullman and Maybach).
  • Our portfolio now includes the division project management


Strategic focus on innovation

  • We focus our efforts towards technological innovations.
  • Our company headquarters move to Magstadt. At this time we also expand infrastructure for development, quality management, display measuring and prototype conversions.
  • We become software development partner and tier 2 supplier for overhead control units of Flextronics.
  • We apply for a patent for display technology


Exciting developments

  • We become supplier for system solutions and develop for Elektrofahrzeugwerke Suhl GmbH the electric scooter “eSchwalbe”, a retro-design of the classic “Schwalbe”.
  • For Paravan, we develop the hardware control of the drive-by-wire system “Space Drive“.
  • We apply for a patent for driving light technology.


Location Wolfsburg

  • We open a new branch in Wolfsburg.
  • A patent registration for electric drives follows.


Company headquarters Böblingen

  • Our company headquarters are transferred to Böblingen.
  • We develop the connectivity solution Camp Connect for caravans..


Innovative development projects

  • We launch more development projects in the area of automated driving and in comfort electronics.


Moving in Wolfsburg

  • Our Wolfsburg branch moves to a new address Klauskamp 1.
  • Kick-off for projects in the field of driving assistance systems


Expansion of company headquarters in Böblingen

  • We expand our site in Böblingen with a 1,300 sqm prototype hall.


New corporate identity

  • We launch our new corporate identity under the motto "Mind Moving Engineering"
  • The XTRONIC website and all communication materials get the new "look and feel" in cyan and black


XTRONIC becomes Tier1

  • XTRONIC Becomes System Supplier for Connectivity ECUs in the Automotive Secto
  • We continue to grow: Expansion of the office and laboratory space at the head office in Böblingen
  • We celebrate 20 years of XTRONIC
  • XTRONIC becomes part of the Schaeffler Group

With passion and dedication we develop key technologies for the mobile future. We continually strive to improve our efforts and our work – therefore, quality management is an important pillar with XTRONIC.

MIND MOVING QUALITY is our basis for high-quality products and services, ensuring the satisfaction of our customers. We guarantee this by achieving all necessary certifications for the company and its employees, ensuring that our products and services meet the demands of our customers to the fullest, and by continually improving our processes and services.


ISO 9001:2015
DIN EN ISO-9001:2015 certification is another milestone that helps us to consistently improve quality management for our customers from a process- and system point of view.

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XTRONIC trains selected employees as project management specialist GPM® according to IPMA rules, preparing them to take over full project responsibility.

ISTQB® Certified Tester 
We train our employees from the division system integration according to the international standard ISTQB as certified testers. 

IREB® Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE)
The aim of the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) e.V. is to provide a certification model with curriculums and tests to advance the standardization of further education and trainings in Requirements Engineering.

AFSP – Automotive Functional Safety Professional                                    Safety-relevant control units is a growing product group, especially driving assistance units as well as, systems for automated driving. XTRONIC is training its employees in functional safety according to ISO 26262, certifying them as Automotive Functional Safety Professional with the know how to ensure the functional safety of products.


ENX is a joint project of the European automotive industry to ensure the safe exchange of critical data with regard to development, purchasing and production control.

The work group Software-Qualität und -Fortbildung e.V. (ASQF) advances exchange of experience in the area of quality management and software development, supporting knowledge transfer between software developers and quality managers in science and industry.

Since July 2008, XTRONIC is a member of the German flat-screen display forum (DFF). DFF is an industry-lead association of the European flat-screen display branches, currently representing 65 international companies and research institutions with key activities along the entire value chain.


To use our potential for our customers to the fullest, we maintain and continually expand partnerships. It has always been part of the development strategy of XTRONIC to create synergies with partner companies.