PRESENTATION

Minitubes specializes in precision metal tubing and fabricated tubular components that meet the tightest requirements.

A CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY

Over 60 years, Minitubes has been designing its own processes. The limits of the tubes precision, components complexity, material properties and production costs are constantly pushed back.

A DEDICATED TEAM AT YOUR SERVICE

Minitubes has developped a very wide range of techniques. We bring innovative solutions to our clients from the design stage to prototyping and series production.

QUALITY WITHOUT COMPROMISE

The commitment of each operator and rigid quality insurance procedures guarantee our customers’ trust and satisfaction. ISO9001 and ISO13485 certificates illustrate this committment to quality.

QUALITY

Three commitments currently lead our daily actions and thoughts :

Constantly improve our quality organization to meet or exceed the ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 standards.

Interact with our clients to formalize their requirements and supply them with flawless products and services.

Involve our colleagues to reach our goals of quality and service.

Two approvals from recognized certification bodies.

ISO 9001: 2008 Certificate

Manufacture of miniature precision metal tubing and tubular parts. Tubular assemblies.
Expiration date : December 31st, 2017
Certifying body: LRQA (Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance)

ISO 13485 : 2003 Certificate

Medical industry
Manufacture of miniature precision metal tubing and tubular parts for medical applications.
Expiration date : December 31st, 2017
Certifying body: LRQA (Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance)

STATISTICS

Minitubes employs over 400 people on its site of 10000 m2.

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Minitubes exports over 80% of its production in about 30 countries.

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HISTORY

1917
The founder of Minitubes, Mr Szmukler, faces the problem of manufacturing precision tubing for the first time.

1932
Minitubes is established in Grenoble. Its main product is in the radio lamp cathode,an antricate fabricated nickel tube.

1948
The company is named Minitubes and becomes internationally recognized. It supplies leading electronic companies world-wide.

1962
Minitubes obtains an exportation award from Mr. Giscard d’Estaing, finances minister at the time.

1980
Radio lamps are replaced by semiconductors. Nevertheless, from the very beginning of our activities remains an interest for high precision work and international exchanges : half of our production is exported in 30 different countries.

1996
Minitubes is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified.

2001
A turning point in Minitubes history. The building of a new site.

2008
MINITUBES gets the MICRON D’OR award in the category « part in microtechnology entering a component ».

Micron d'or

2009
An innovation patented by MINITUBES : Heating probe for in-vitro diagnostic.

Innovative Temp IVD Sampler

2010
MINITUBES gets an award from BSCI. This recognizes the excellent performance of suppliers with respect to quality standards and continuous improvement expected by Boston Scientific.

Medical tubing

Medical tubing