History

Milestones in the history of Minitüb:

1968

Patent for the Minitüb system: 0.3 ml semen straws with sealing balls for the cryopreservation of bull semen

1968

First automatic filling and sealing machines for semen straws

1970

Establishment of "Minitüb GmbH Abfüll- und Labortechnik" by Dr. Ludwig Simmet

1972

Spirette: development of the world’s first disposable AI catheter for pig insemination

1974

Triladyl®: start of the production of bull semen extender

1985

Minitüb starts production of 0.5 ml type semen straws

1987

MiniJet: the world’s first computerized printing system for all types of semen straws

1988

Androhep®: start of the production of the world’s first long-term extender for boar semen

1989

BSP: the first fully automatic boar semen packaging line worldwide

2002

SafeBlue: the single wrapped lubricated and sterilised one-way catheter

2006

BoarMatic: system for automatic and hygienic semen collection in boars

2008

1st Simmet Prize for Assisted Reproduction awarded to Dr. Cesare Galli at ICAR congress in Budapest, Hungary

2012

Minitube’s extender production facility audited and GMP certified

2012

AndroVision®: With integrated sperm functionality analysis, more than CASA

2013

Opening of new logistics center in Germany

2015

Opening of the new technical center in Germany

2018

Minitüb GmbH becomes a subsidiary of Minitube International AG

Re-certificação bem sucedida: auditoria confirma as normas GMP para a unidade de produção de diluentes da Minitüb