Test systems & Automation
Dosing systems
Digital assembly workstation flexAssistant

Test systems & Automation. Dosing systems. Worker assistance.

SOMA GmbH is an independent company under the umbrella of the KOSTAL Group and has been a system supplier of sector- and product-specific test and automation systems for mechatronic and electronic products for over 40 years.

Test systems and Automation

Margin pressure and ever stricter specifications are forcing companies to work as effectively and efficiently as possible. The "zero defect" requirement is the starting point of targeted test methods for fault detection.

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Process reliable dosing systems

Lubricants are used in all situations where friction forces are created as a result of movements and actuations in mechanical or mechatronic products. We have suitable dosing products to ensure process reliability.

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Worker assistance: SOMA flexAssistant

Digitize manual production: Fast, flexibly adaptable and available wherever you need it - with the SOMA flexAssistant Software Suite. Without changing the system from manual production to semi-automatic.

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Exhibition dates

Date Exhibition Location Business Unit
2021 Motek Stuttgart, Germany Dosing systems
2021 Internationale Zulieferbörse IZB Wolfsburg, Germany Dosing systems

SOMA – Expertise in test systems, automation and dosing systems

SOMA has been a recognised and reliable industry partner developing solutions for testing and automation tasks for over 40 years.

Our corporate structure and the qualifications of our staff are geared towards the independent realisation of complete system solutions and being available to our customers as a competent partner throughout the whole project.

As an independent business division of the KOSTAL Group, a multinational manufacturer of electronic and mechatronic products for major industrial companies, we are always at the forefront of future-oriented technical innovations.

The service and product range in our Test Technology division extends from specification test systems for laboratory use, analysis and warranty test systems for development and production testing applications through to fully automated end-of-line functional test systems for use in production.

The specialist automation knowledge gathered since SOMA was established forms the basis for a wide variety of innovative project solutions.

This applies equally to the implementation of semi- or fully-automatic assembly facilities, as well as for highly automated test systems where production-compliant automation concepts and product-specific test technology requirements have to be individually aligned with one another to realise an optimum system.

On the basis of our extensive experience, our previous product range and services in the field of automation were expanded at the beginning of 2009 with components and systems for the handling and reliable dosing of industrial lubricants.

References and customers

Let our industry references persuade you.

  • ABB
  • AEG
  • Audi
  • BHTC
  • BMW
  • Continental ISAD
  • Daimler
  • Ferrari
  • Grohe
  • Huf
  • ISE
  • Johnson Controls
  • kiekert
  • Kolbenschmidt Pierburg
  • lumberg
  • Moeller
  • Opel
  • ThyssenKrupp
  • TRW
  • Vaillant
  • Volkswagen
  • Webasto
  • Wilo
  • ZF Lenksysteme