Gesellschaft für Softwareengineering mbH


As an independent service provider, we develop optimal solutions from all hardware and software components available on the market. With our focus on the iron and steel industry, you will find us to be a competent partner for implementation of measurement and control technology.

With our two locations, we are always close to our customers:

  • artCon GmbH, Erlangen
  • artCon GmbH, Duisburg

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short summary of our company‘s history of more than 20 years



Joachim Göpel

Study of electrical engineering with emphasis on control engineering at Darmstadt from 1976 to 1980. From 1980 to 2000 employed with Siemens AG in the shipbuilding and rolling mills department. There approx. 10 years of programming and project management for MMC 216-systems, then many years sales director for strip processing lines.

Main focuses at artCon: preparation of quotations, drive control systems, data base systems.

Robert Winkler

Study of electrical engineering at the HTL (higher technical education institute) at Innsbruck / Austria from 1982 to 1987. From 1988 to 2000 employed with Siemens AG at Erlangen in rolling mills and strip processing lines department. At first as a commissioning engineer, then as a manager for commissioning and system integration.

Main focuses at artCon: technological control systems, open-loop control and drives from analogue technique to the modern systems, measuring systems including QDR, high-speed regulations for mill stands.


Karl-Zucker-Strasse 3
91052 Erlangen
Phone +49 9131 61660-0

Calaisplatz 5
47051 Duisburg
Phone +49 203 44033796