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                              Swiss Precision solutions                                                                                                                                                                                  Swiss Precision solutions
Manufacturers of sensors and gauges for measuring temperature and pressure                                                                                                                                  Manufacturers of sensors and gauges for measuring temperature and pressure

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                                                                             General                             Pharma &             Motors &
                                                                             Industry                            Petrochemical        Diesel Engines

                                                                                                                                                                                          swiss precision


                                                                                                                 OEM & HVAC
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                                                                             Ch. de Mongevon 9
                                                                             P.O. Box 98
                                                                             CH-1023 CRISSIER 1

                                                                             Bernard Rüeger                                           Jean-Marc Rüeger

                                                                                                                                                 Company Profile E 12.2006 / 2000
                                                                             Responding to customers’ needs                                                                                                          Yesterday and today                       Time measurement!
                                                                             The top-class reputation for quality enjoyed by RÜEGER measuring instruments is the result of their precision and reliability,          Once just the name of a modest engineering workshop, RÜEGER has become a synonym for the quality products of a world-
                                                                             satisfying thousands of users worldwide. Among these well-known users are the most renowned multinationals in the chemical,             renowned company in a success story which has spanned 50 years.
                                                                             petrochemical and engineering industries, together with thermal and nuclear power stations, research, testing and development           In 1942, Ernst A. Rüeger manufactured his first bimetallic thermometer.
                                                                             laboratories, the food and pharmaceutical industries and many more.                                                                     In 1955 the first subsidiary company, RÜEGER GmbH, was set up in West Germany to promote sales of the Swiss-made
                                                                             RÜEGER’s success can be attributed to the three objectives of its corporate philosophy: innovation, quality and diversity. Innovation   In 1962 Rolf Rüeger succeeded his father at the head of the firm. Under his leadership the family business was modernized,
                                                                             – to ensure that products always respond to the demands of the market; quality – to be certain that instruments remain                  developed and made into a limited company. Soon the Lausanne premises became too small and in 1967 a new factory was built at
                                                                             accurate over a long service life even under severe operating conditions; diversity – to be capable of providing exactly the right      nearby Crissier, allowing the company to meet the growing market demand and satisfy increasingly strict quality requirements.
                                                                             instrument for every application.                                                                                                       In 1991 Bernard Rüeger, grandson of the founder, became Managing Director, and shortly afterwards his younger brother,
                                                                             By carefully incorporating these objectives into every aspect of its policy, RÜEGER has kept its position as a world leader in the      Jean-Marc, became a Board member and took responsibility for production.
                                                                             manufacture of instruments for the measurement of temperature and pressure.                                                             In 1997, RÜEGER Sdn Bhd opened in Malaysia in order to offer better service to our agents and clientele located in South-East
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Asia. In the same year, the production area at Crissier was doubled so that our sensors could be manufactured in the best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     possible conditions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     In 2006, RÜEGER opens its subsidiary BEIJING RÜEGER PRECISION INSTRUMENT CO. LTD, China.

The experts                              Subsidiaries              Germany                                                  Malaysia                                                   Switzerland                                              China
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A network of
                                         and sales offices:
in industrial                            Switzerland                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       over 60 agents
instruments                              Germany                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           throughout       swiss precision
                                         China                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ºC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the world

RÜEGER S.A. of Crissier (near Lausanne), Switzerland, now into               Thermometers with bimetallic or gas pressure measuring systems                                                                          Mass-produced thermometers                                  Saving energy
its third generation of dynamic and enthusiastic family manage-
ment, has consistently set the pace in the fields of temperature
                                                                             The biggest range in the world                                                                                                          In the central heating, hot water distribution, ventilation and air conditioning sector, the rule-of-thumb temperature measure-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ment methods of the past are now inadequate – efficient energy saving needs accurate data! RÜEGER’s new high quality,
measurement and instrumentation.                                             A compact active stem, high reliability, resistance to vibration, shock and corrosion, perfect readability – the list of features of    mass-produced SwissTemp thermometers provide a low-cost, dependable solution for this wide field of applications.
                                                                             RÜEGER bimetallic system thermometers is impressive. These instruments measure to an accuracy of 1% over the full range,
Employing more than 160 people, and with a firmly established                with a repetition error of less than 0.5%. Bimetallic thermometers are extremely reliable when measuring temperatures between
network of more than 60 agents in Europe, Asia and elsewhere,                –70 and +600 degrees Celsius.                                                                                                           Thermometers for domestic use                                  Indoors and outdoors
RÜEGER has specialized in the development and manufacture                    For applications down to the region of absolute zero (-264°C), or as high as +800°C, the RÜEGER range of gas pressure thermo-
                                                                             meters is available. A feature of these instruments is their diversity: remote reading models (up to 100 m distance) can be             RÜEGER thermometers are not only of industrial but also of domestic use: in the home they help to get the meat roasted, to
of temperature measurement instruments, particularly thermo-
                                                                             specified, as well as rigid stem models.                                                                                                serve wine at the right temperature, and keep apartments comfortably warm. RÜEGER is also manufacturing a small thermo-
meters with bimetallic measuring systems, since it was founded                                                                                                                                                       meter ruler, accompanied by the famous Swiss Army Knife “Victorinox”.
                                                                             Both bimetallic system and gas pressure thermometers can be used as control devices as well as for temperature indication, by
in 1942 in Lausanne. Over the last 20 years the company has
                                                                             fitting electrical contacts chosen from an extremely wide range of mechanical, inductive or pneumatic types.
considerably diversified its product range through constant
research and development; today the bimetallic and gas                                                                                                                                                               Thermowells                Keeping the equipment safe
pressure thermometers and electrical temperature sensors are                 Electrical probes and sensors                             Tailor-made                                                                   RÜEGER supplies all types of protective thermowells – usually specified by the user – in numerous metals and alloys, and with or
complemented by industrial pressure gauges.
                                                                             RÜEGER has expanded its know-how into a comprehensive range of resistance thermometers and thermocouples. These                         without coatings made from various materials. Pockets give complete protection against corrosion, pressure surges, etc. and also
In addition to being well established in Europe and Asia, the                technologies are indispensable for situations where the temperature within an aggressive or dangerous environment (vibration,           allow measuring instruments to be changed without interrupting the process.
firm has an international network of over 60 agents.                         radioactivity, explosive atmosphere etc.) has to be measured. In addition, electrical systems can function over an extremely wide
                                                                             range: right down to –260°C and up to +1800°C.
                                                                             Looking at current trends in engineering, future applications for these instruments appear practically unlimited. Today, RÜEGER         Industrial pressure gauges                          Performance and diversity
                                                                             is the acknowledged expert in the special and multiple applications required by the world’s biggest engineering consultants.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     RÜEGER offers high-performance industrial pressure gauges (general-purpose and all-stainless), in the three main categories:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     bourdon tube, diaphragm, and capsule. The range also includes differential pressure gauges, chemical seals, liquid-filled gauges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and electrical contacts, for general industrial use. Customized pressure gauges for a wide variety of special applications are also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     supplied on request.