Astotec

Like the people we protect every day, our company is always moving forward. Find out what has driven us over the years.

2021 A fresh start

The company is renamed Astotec Automotive Czech Republic s.r.o.

2019 Part of a whole

PATVAG joins ASTOTEC (formerly the Hirtenberger Group).

2008 Relocation

Our site moves to Brankovice, Czech Republic.

1995 Success in Europe

More than 4.5 million units are delivered, equivalent to more than 50% of the European market.

1993 First delivery

The first series production and delivery of airbag release systems.

1963 New beginnings

We change our name to EMS-PATVAG and start collaboration on airbag development.

1933 Founding

PATVAG AG is established in Switzerland as a patent management company.