• 2005 HPS was founded by Markus Herren as a service provider for bonfire tests
  • 2006 Bringing into service the testing ground in Eiterfeld-Ufhausen
  • 2007 Hans-Peter Zirfas joins the company as managing partner
  • 2008 New office, storage, and workshop in Neuhof
  • 2009 Admission of the first Explosive Law seminar
  • 2013 First certification of the QM system for UN-testing through the BAM
  • 2014 Moving to Neuhof-Rommerz, consolidation of the office, workshop and testing ground
  • 2015 Establishment of our U.S Agent at the American Department of Transportation
  • 2016 Change of the legal form to HPS Examination GmbH & Co. KG
  • 2018 First admission in the European Union as test laboratory for automotive components according to EU Guideline 2013/29/EC
  • 2019 Acquisition of the new company premises in Kalbach-Bucheller


The conversion of the former production site for concrete goods into a test and training centre is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.