1963 Foundation of HENSEL Studiotechnik OHG. Distribution of halogen lights and flash lights to professional photo studios in Germany.
1968 Introducing the Frontprojection system.
1974 Expanding the sales activities to major countries in Europe and Asia. Entering the US market.
1976 Development of the first HENSEL flash light series. Continous growth of the company, expansion of the flash product and accessory range for profesional photographers.
1993 The first UV flash curing systems for UV-drying of coatings on visors of motorcycling helmets were developed by HENSEL Studiotechnik.
1995 Foundation of VISIT GmbH & Co. KG in order to bundle the industrial activities of HENSEL Studiotechnik GmbH & Co. KG. Main focus was the distribution of flash technology of HENSEL Studiotechnik GmbH & Co. KG and addressing new filed of industrial applications. Several products for UV- and IR-drying could be developed and realised, part as OEM-products.
1996 Signing of an exclusive licensing agreement with Deutschen Forschungsanstalt für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR) to distribute the Videostroboscope. One of the first applications was the research of fuel injection systems in the automotive industry, many other applications of the videostroboscope followed
With increasing success of both companies the requirements for the products and the R&D department increased as well. In order to increase existing synergies VISIT GmbH & Co. KG and HENSEL Studiotechnik GmbH & Co. KG were merged in February 2010 into HENSEL-VISIT International GmbH. Since January 2012 renamed in HENSEL-VISIT GmbH & Co. KG.
One of the most well known producer of professional flash equipment evolved to an allrounder whos products can be found in medical as well as automotive applications, thermographic and solar applications, video and shorttime imaging, stroboscopic applications and many more.