1981: Contronics is founded.
1984: The first ultrasonic humidifier is developed.
1999: With the support of the EUREKA organisation in Brussels, the Sanifogger is developed – a tremendous step forward in hygiene and durability.
2002: Contronics is awarded the EUREKA Lynx Trophy for the Sanifogger and its commercial success.
2002: Contronics has introduced Fresh in > Fresh out, the Dry Misting system for non-refrigerated fruit and vegetable displays.
2008: Milestone of 25,000 Dry Misters in operation
2013: Contronics is awarded the European Business Award, in the category of best European Business with a turnover <€25m.
2014: Contronics has led the European Research Project Nanobak, demonstrating how Dry Mist humidification allows bakeries to improve bread quality and optimise their proofing, baking and cooling processes saving on energy at the same time.
2015: Contronics is leading the European Research Project Fresh Demo, showing how Dry Mist humidification enables a significant reduction in food waste in the fresh produce supply chain.
2016: Contronics is awarded the Global Food Industry Award by the International Union of Food Science and Technology at the World Food Congress in Dublin, Ireland.
2020: Contronics is awarded The Horizon Impact Award by the European Commission for its research project “Fresh Demo”. With this EU funded project, Contronics has proven that their Dry Misting technology makes a significant contribution to reducing food waste.