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As a family-managed business, Microtherm combines the creative spirit of its individual employees with the professionalism of a manufacturer. We own and operate international production sites, as well as a competent development division. Our IATF certification makes us a competent cooperation partner for all of our business partners - not just for the automotive industry.

Microtherm GmbH is a globally represented manufacturer of innovative and technically high-quality components for the temperature regulation and limitation in the control and sensor technology. Our components are used in industrial manufacturing, automotive, electronics, household technology and in many other application areas.

Microtherm Group

Our head office is located in Pforzheim-Würm. From there, we have been successfully active with our products for more than 50 years, with further production and sales locations worldwide. In addition to our, headquarters in Pforzheim-Würm, Microtherm Group also operates locations abroad:

  • Brazil, sales location
    Microtherm do Brasil Ltda.
  • India,
    Microtherm India Private Limited
  • Canada, sales and production site
    Canadian Thermostats & Control Devices Ltd.
  • Czech Republic, sales and production site
    Microtherm CZ s.r.o.
  • China, sales and production site
  • Microtherm Electronic Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and
    Microtherm Electronic Trade (Shanghai)  Co., Ltd.
  • Italy, sales location and branch office
    Microtherm GmbH Sede Italiana

Business Management

Tina Katalin Szodfridt

Personal information:

  • Born in 1971
  • Commercial Managing Director


Dual Course of Study as Bachelor of Business Administration, specialising in the industrial sector, at the Vocational Academy in Stuttgart (today Dual Course of Study College).

Professional career:

From 1994 to 2000, Tina Szodfridt worked at ElringKlinger AG (then Elring GmbH) as a controller. In 2001 she joined the auditing/tax consultancy firm Arthur Andersen as a Senior Consultant, with a key focus on Risk Consulting and Internal Audit. From 2002, she established the controlling at Binder International GmbH & Co. KG for an internationally active trade enterprises of the food industry, and shortly afterwards took over the commercial management as the Authorized Officer.

In October 2015, she joined Microtherm GmbH and was appointed Commercial Managing Director in June of 2016. Her interests are purchase, finances and accounting, legal and personnel, as well as IT subjects.

Karlheinz Gruber

Personal information:

  • Born in 1964
  • Managing Director Sales & Engineering


Master of Mechanical Engineering specialising in Energy Technology at Ulm University of Applied Sciences

Professional career:

After his professional education Karlheinz Gruber worked as a Plant Layout Engineer for seven years at Vedewa r.V. in Stuttgart. Then he started at Single Temperiertechnik GmbH as Engineering Manager. After eight years he was promoted to the position of the Managing Director for Sales and Engineering and another seven years later he was CEO of the Single Group. In 2014 he joined Andritz Ritz GmbH as Managing Director and CEO of the Andritz Ritz Group.

In May 2018 Karlheinz Gruber joined Microtherm GmbH as Managing Director and Head of Sales and Engineering of the Group of companies.