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France +33 (0)4 67 78 61 66
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About Althen Sensors

Your expert partner in sensors & controls.

About Althen

Althen Sensors & Controls is a joined team of German and Dutch experts in the field of measurement and sensor technology. In 2018 the Dutch Altheris Sensors & Controls and the German Althen GmbH Mess- & Sensortechnik have joined forces and operate together under the brand name Althen Sensors & ControlsWe are your specialized partner for sensors and measurement systems for OEM, Test & Measurement and Industrial IoT Applications. We design and manufacture standard and customized products.

Our mission is to deliver high-quality customer focused measurement solutions. We are often involved in an early engineering stage. In this, we can add the maximum value to our customers.

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Our Teams

With our team of engineers coming from different backgrounds, we are able to create solutions for every sensor and measurement application in any specific industry.

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Altheris was founded in 1947, is one of the oldest electronics technology companies in the Netherlands. In 2007 the sensor specialist company Althen mess & sensortechnik was acquired by the group and became part of the Broadporte holding group. Althen was founded in 1978. 

See our complete history.

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Working at Althen

A company is only as good as its employees. As a leader in our industry, we need a dedicated and creative team that is always on the lookout for new solutions and successfully implements them.

Could your next job be with us? Look at our vacancies or fill in an open application.


We are the proud sponsors of various student projects, because we have a passion for (sustainable) technology and innovation. The technical students of today are the innovators of the future.

We sponsor:

  • Nuon Solar Team
  • TU Delft Hyperloop
  • Ocean Cleanup
  • TU Delft Solar Boat Team
  • Ecorunner

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Our Partners

We develop and manufacture products ourselves, but we have also established partnerships with suppliers, where we are partners for Western Europe.

  • Scanivalve
  • Sakae
  • Aeroprobe
  • Opsens
  • Honeywell
  • TE
  • GE
  • Laumas
  • Graphtec
  • Kaman
  • TML

Where to find us

We have offices in the Netherlands (Leidschendam) and Germany (Kelkheim), France, Sweden and in the USA. 

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Althen News

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01 October 2018

Altheris becomes Althen Sensors & Controls

On October 1st, 2018, Altheris BV Sensors & Controls has changed its name into Althen Sensors & Controls BV. A new name, but the same sensor expertise. A new name for Altheris in the Netherlands, but Althen has been a well-known brand in the sensor & measurement technology world for over 40 years. Althen GmbH Mess & Sensortechnik is the existing name of Altheris’ sister company. Both companies operate under the same Dutch holding. After many years of cooperation, we will officially continue under the joint name Althen Sensors & Controls from October 1st.
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10 September 2018

Althen supplies tow test force measurement system Ocean Cleanup

On september 8th, the Ocean Cleanup has launched their first Ocean Cleanup system 001. Althen is happy to be able to contribute to such sustainable initiatives. Althen has supplied a tow forcing monitoring system to measure the forces that occur between the towing vessel and the system being towed onto the pacific ocean.
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03 September 2018

Althen presents in-motion wheel measurement at InnoTrans

Althen Sensors & Controls, specialists for electronic measurements of physical parameters, will be presenting their new 3D Automated Wheel Measurement System at InnoTrans in Berlin from September 18 to 21. This new system measures train, tram and metro wheels in-motion, measurement at speeds up to 350 km/h. Fully automatic from data transfer to self-cleaning.
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