PI Ceramic GmbH in Lederhose, Thuringia, Germany

Since 1992, PI Ceramic has been developing and manufacturing piezo ceramic materials and components for standard and OEM solutions: Piezo components, ultrasonic transducers, actuators and system solutions. The PICMA® multilayer actuator technology, which received an award for its reliability, is one of many innovations of PI Ceramic.

PI Ceramic, a subsidiary of >> Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG, is located in the city of Lederhose, Thuringia, Germany.

Managing Directors

Facts and Figures


Current figures of PI Ceramic:

  • 280 employees, of which over 50 are engineers
  • 28 MM € turnover in 2017
  • 12,000 m2 production and office space
  • Expansion in 2002 and 2012
  • Space reserves for further growth

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Certified Quality

Since 1997, PI Ceramic has been certified according to the ISO 9001 standard, where the emphasis is not only on product quality but primarily on the expectations of the customer and his satisfaction. PI Ceramic is also certified according to the ISO 14001 (environmental management) and OHSAS 18001 (occupational safety) standards. The compliance with the standard is documented and checked regularly through the Integrated Management System (IMS) of the PI Group.

>> ISO Certificates

Customer Information Concerning Article 33 (1) of the REACH Regulation

PI Ceramic always places high demands on all of its products. This also implies not offering any products that we know to contain substances of high concern which affect the safe use of the products.

>> Customer Information on the REACH Regulation

RoHS Directive

The EU directive 2011/65/EU (before Jan 03, 2013: 2002/95/EC) for the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electronic devices, also known as Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), has been transposed into German Law (ElektroG). The objective of this law is environmental and health protection.

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG will naturally also observe this directive and thus help to protect the environment.

>> RoHS Statement

"Innovative through Research" 2018/2019

In recognition of our research work, PI Ceramic was awarded the seal of approval "Innovative through Research" 2018/2019 by the German Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Founders' Association for the Promotion of Science).