Ypsotec employees have lived with this motto since its birth, since customer satisfaction is our top priority. We prove this day after day: With our commitment, we accept even the most difficult challenges, and resolve them through the in-depth expertise of individual teams. We are well up on solution-oriented work, continuously increasing our efficiency yet staying flexible. This results in innovative methods, high quality products, and flawless customer service. All Ypsotec employees are firmly focussed on continuing to develop Ypsotec's pioneering role as a precision manufacturer, and thus, they significantly contribute to the market success of our customers.
Daniele Marco Galatioto
Innovative technology is fascinating to Daniele Marco Galatioto, who began his professional career in 1984 with an apprenticeship as a construction fitter. In 1992, he graduated as a mechanical engineer in Gurgdorf, and then worked for almost 20 years at Güdel in various positions. Besides employment, he obtained a post-graduate diploma in the area of company economy/company management. He has in-depth experience in the area of automation/robotics, optimization of processes, laser welding, logistics and procurement. For eight years, he led very successful production plants as an executive co-ordinator, in the area of surface refinement. Since 3rd June 2019, he has been the CEO of Ypsotec AG. In his leisure time, Daniel enjoys sporting activities in countryside.
Director Sales and Marketing
Relationship marketing is the program for Eduard Lysser. He obtained experience in sales and marketing in Switzerland, and abroad. As a skilled mechanic with further training as a TS technician, he developed and distributed tooling systems for automatic lathes as product manager and project manager. Besides employment, he obtained the qualification of Swiss certified sales manager, and led the sales department for a Swiss manufacturer of tools for grinding machines. More recently, he returned to the positions of the sales manager and company manager in the tools branch. Since October 2019, he has worked as the Ypsotec sales and marketing manager. In his leisure time, Eduard likes his natural surroundings, and he is an active archer.
Roman Straumann started his professional career with an apprenticeship as a Polymechanic at Ypsotec AG.
The focus of the training was milling on 3/5 axis milling machines. After successfully completing his apprenticeship, Roman moved internally to the work preparation department. There he gained additional experience in turning, grinding, vibratory grinding, finishing and surface treatment over several years. Now Roman applies his knowledge as a technical salesman for Ypsotec's customers, generating added value.
Currently, Roman is continuing his education to become a technical salesman in order to meet the versatile demands in every respect.
In his free time, Roman likes to spend his time doing everything around football and traveling to new places.
Head of Production
Roland Waber had set himself the goal of a skilled trade with prospects for further training. Roland therefore decided to complete an apprenticeship as a mechanic and then train to become a TS technician.
He began his professional career in 1993 in production planning at a large company in the watch industry. Watch and jewelry products accompanied him for the next 25 years as production manager in various companies. After a brief detour into the production of plastic films, his path led him back to precision mechanics. Since June 2023, he has now been working as Head of Production at the Ypsotec company.
He enjoys spending his free time with his family hiking and cycling and likes to travel to foreign countries.
As the person responsible for the supply chain, which includes purchasing, logistics, export and the training of mechanical professionals, challenges have become a passion for Piero Tschanz. He received his basic training as a décolletéur-mechanic and then developed his technical and commercial skills in several years of further training with a federal qualification to become the proud specialist he is today. He is pleased to be able to contribute his broad knowledge to Ypsotec on a daily basis since September 2013. His many years of professional experience in various leading positions in the automotive supply and watchmaking industries have sharpened his eye for the totality and complexity of product manufacturing. Business management thinking has matured into a matter of course. In his free time, he is often out and about in the mountains on his mountain bike. This enables him to achieve a good work-life balance. His passion for ice hockey and active camping at any time of the year round off his private interests.
As the person responsible for all finance and accounting, human resources and administration, "numbers" and "people" are the focus of Christian Brun's actions.
Christian has many years of experience in the areas of finance and human resources, IT, insurance and foundations. While working, he continued his education to become a federally certified accountant and HR specialist with a professional certificate. After his training as a federally certified accountant, he worked for more than 25 years as a CFO in the IT industry as well as in the construction an engineering sectors.
Christian very much appreciates the personal contact with people and the opportunity to develop something together.
Christian likes to spend his free time with his family. His hobbies include squash, skiing, carnival, nature and gardening.
With a keen interest in technology and automation, Nando Rieben began his apprenticeship as a CNC lathe operator in 2014 and gained further experience in turned parts production in the following years. Working in production with various CNC sliding headstock lathes (Swiss type), his curiosity about the processes involved in manufacturing, as well as contacts with customers and suppliers, grew. Through the extra-occupational training as a technical businessman followed in the fall of 2022 the entry at Ypsotec in the activities in the customer service / sales office.
Nando is constantly expanding and deepening his skills and is supplementing these with additional further training to become a qualified business economist HF.
Nando likes to spend his free time with sports and ice hockey.
Josef Zeder started his apprenticeship as an industrial painter in the summer of 2006 because he has a great interest in colours. After successfully completing his apprenticeship, he gained experience in this profession and later decided to upgrade the professional examination to Expert in industrial Painting.
In May 2018, Josef moved to the AVOR area (work preparation/sales/project management). In the summer of 2022, he successfully completed his in-service training as a technical Businessman. He has now been working in Customer Service for Ypsotec AG since June 2023. Parallel to his professional career, Josef is continuing his personal further education and is currently training to become a qualified business economist HF. Through this training, he would like to expand his knowledge and skills in the field of business administration.
In his free time, Josef attaches great importance to his family. Family first and investing time and energy in doing activities together.
Head Quality Management
As Head of Quality Management, I strive to create an environment in which the company can improve the quality of its products and services by automating processes and detecting errors early on.
This includes developing and implementing processes that ensure the quality of products and services, as well as using AI technologies to increase productivity and reduce costs.
My experience in Six Sigma (Black Belt), 3D metrology (CMM expert), medical device manufacturing ISO 13485, Q manager and AI programmer enables me to develop and implement such a quality management system that meets the needs of the company and customers. In addition, I can also help to create a sustainable quality culture that enables companies to guarantee the quality of their products and services in the long term.
During her apprenticeship as a commercial clerk, Ms Renfer realised that she was drawn to human resources. At the beginning of 2017, she trained as a professional trainer to gain her first experience in human resources. In 2019, she successfully completed further training to become a human resources administrator. As she is a very open-minded, outgoing and extroverted person, she enjoys working for and with employees.
In her free time, she enjoys travelling and getting to know other cultures and places.
Constructive supplier relationships in line with customer needs are the big challenges in purchasing. Therefore, a supplier relationship based on trust is central to ensuring the needs and goals of the company.
Mr. Salvatore Nicolosi has acquired experience in project purchasing and demand planning on the one hand for cabin superstructures for rail vehicles and on the other hand in the watch industry.
After completing his professional education as a car body mechanic, Salvatore trained as a Technical Business Manager and later as a Business Economist NDS HF.
Good wine with a gourmet meal or excursions to historic sports car meetings and bicycling are part of his leisure time.
Štěpánka Klossner grew up in the Czech Republic near Tábor, our second production plant. There she graduated with a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Political Studies. After graduating, her journey took her to Switzerland for family reasons.
Štěpánka is constantly developing her professional skills and experience in the areas of purchasing, management and organisation.
In her private life, she enjoys spending time with her family. Her greatest joy is her daughter, who surprises her with something new every day.
General Manager Tábor
With his exemplary career and one of the best educations, Miroslav Lacha joined Ypsotec. As an electrical engineering graduate with consequent studies of economy and MBA in the Czech Technical University Sheffield Hallam, he has gained extensive expertise in large companies, such as Robert Bosch, Freudenberg Mektec, Ingersoll-Rand, and Prym Consumer in the Czech Republic, with experience and management, which has been duly applied by him at Ypsotec since October 2018. In his leisure time, Miroslav has a thirst for knowledge, and enjoys his natural surroundings and endurance sports, such as mountain biking.
Versatility and technique have always been key to Petr's career. He graduated from university as a mechanical and electrical engineer. In the UK, he attended English language courses, and trained in the area of auditing and quality management. After training in the army, he worked in various industrial companies in the Czech Republic, and gradually, he learnt how to develop his skills, from quality manager to mechanical engineering manager in the plastic industry. Since May 2019, he has been the production manager in Tábor. In his leisure time too, his passion is his technical background, as he lovingly restores cars. He recharges his batteries with his family and dog in the countryside.
Customer Service Tábor
From Haute Couture to complex components - no problem for this textile expert with school education. Zdena Žižková spent the first years of her professional life in the textile branch, and worked her way up the ladder, from production to expert officer. Since 2010, she has been employed by Ypsotec in customer service, and has a wide portfolio of tasks: in addition to sales, it includes customs documentation, transport documents and communication with customers. In her leisure time, Zdena loves life with her family, and recharges her batteries with sport and gardening.
Customer Service Tabor
Veronika graduated from a hotel school with a high school diploma and worked briefly as a waitress. After her parental leave, she was responsible for customer service in a medium-sized German plastics company. She expanded her education by studying administrative and social work by distance learning, which she applied as a social worker in a municipal office.
In the spring of 2022, she joined Ypsotec as a customer service officer.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, nature walks, and leisure activities with her children, especially attending children's summer camp.
Human Resources Tabor
Veronika Čapková has a very refined way of dealing with people and working with numbers. She started her career working for a service provider where she could offer personal advice to customers. She then expanded her experience by working in administration, where she was responsible for controlling, ordering and invoicing. Since January 2013, she has been responsible for the areas of personnel and accounting at Ypsotec. Veronika is a very open, family person who enjoys going for walks in the fresh air, surrounded by nature.
Supply Chain Manager
Jan Bartoš' family is at the centre of his profession activities. He collected experience for 16 years in his family company, focussing on production, commerce, and international transport. He joined Ypsotec in 2018, in order to further develop and use his acquired skills. He supplements his non-technical university education (management and marketing) by engaging in all company activities, including the production department. He works in Ypsotec in the purchase area, and looks forward to new challenges every day. Jan spends his leisure time with his family, in his natural surroundings.
He began his career by studying mechanical engineering. He then gained experience in machining, welding, programming and inspection in engineering companies. Subsequently, he extended his education by studying social law in order to work in the public administration on issues relating to devices for disabled persons, where he was involved in technical assessments of such devices and in a drafting of relevant legislation.
Tomas has been working for Ypsotec since 2015, where he gradually passed through all positions in the quality department and gained great experience not only in the areas of quality inspection, measuring equipment, inspection planning, 3D measuring technology, but also with leading a team.
He spends his free time with his family or building his family house. He also enjoys forestry and hiking.