About us



Swissbit, the largest independent manufacturer of embedded memory and flash storage solutions in Europe, was created through a management buy-out from Siemens Semiconductor in 2001. With over 25 years of experience in the memory & storage industry Swissbit has become a world class leader in technology, supplying high quality, high reliability solutions in all established storage interfaces.


Established 1992 – 2000 as SIEMENS AG
Swissbit AG was formed in 2001 through a management buyout
Financial Strength Privately held company, equity ratio > 60%
CAGR 2009-2017 Double digit annual growth
Headquarters Swissbit Group: Gais, Switzerland
Swissbit AG: Bronschhofen (St. Gallen, Lake Constance area)
Subsidiaries Switzerland, Germany, USA, Japan, Taiwan
R & D sites Switzerland, Germany and USA
Production – Made in Germany  


1992 – 2001 Siemens AG
2001 Swissbit is established through a Management Buyout from Siemens
First company to develop a 1GB CompactFlash™ card
2002 Started Swissbit production Germany – Berlin
Invented Victorinox USB Sticks
2003 Opened offices in USA – Port Chester, NY
First to develop a 4GB USB Stick
2004 Opened office in Japan – Tokyo
2006 Opened office in USA – Eagle, ID
2007 Developed Microsoft X-Box 360 USB Stick
2008 Start Industrial Memory Solutions
2010 Industrial Flash Memory Supplier with COB Technology
2011 First to develop CFast Cards
2012 First to offer complete portfolio of ruggedized XR-DIMMs

Opened office in Taiwan – Zhubei City
Developed sulphur corrosion resistant SODIMMs

Developed first high-performance automotive MLC SD card

2014 First industrial memory supplier to offer full line-up of security solutions
2015 Developed high-performance industrial SATA III SSD lineup

Launched durabit™ SD cards with page based flash translation layer
Developed highly power fail protected 2.5″ MLC SSDs


Introduced industrial grade e∙MMC