SMINN, innovative in electronics

SMINN products combine knowledge with a creative, innovative spirit and know-how. Elson Electrónica considers the technology applied to R&D&I processes as a path to innovate and provide practical, creative and innovative solutions.

In addition, our technical support team and our wide portfolio distributed in five families facilitates the solution you need.

SMINN by Elson

SMINN is the range of products designed and manufactured by Elson Electrónica. A company with a great technical capability and proved experience for more than 35 years. Their know-how is reflected in the design of the products, in their development and industrialization. Elson offers a global service to SMINN, this way knowledge and control of the product is maximized.

SMINN technology

Technology is essential in our sector. Having and applying all the technological improvements to our products is a basic need. Our added value is that we understand the technology applied to the R&D&I processes as a way to innovate and provide practical, creative and innovative solutions.

SMINN security

Security is one of the pillars of our philosophy. SMINN develops all its products with the most advanced tools and with total control in the production cycle, guaranteeing maximum reliability and operational safety.

SMINN design

SMINN products are designed taking special care of the functional and aesthetic aspects. We develop them so that their installation and use is safe and simple.


The origins of the SMINN brand date back to 1982, the year in which Elson Electrónica was founded, the company that designs and manufactures SMINN products. Elson Electrónica was born as an electronic and audio systems company but its evolution has led to design and produce electronic equipment for sectors as diverse as machine tools, public works, railways and automation. Framed in this last sector the birth of the SMINN brand took place in 2010.

1983 - 1989


Year of Elson Electrónica foundation. First headquarters of our company in small premises in the city with an initial staff of four people.


Alliance consolidation with italian electronic and audio systems brands for their distribution in north of Spain.


Answering to the vocation of Jose Miguel Blanco, CEO of the company, Elson starts manufacturing electronic accessories. We transfer to new facilities in order to expand the manufacturing space and warehouse.


First major investment in laboratory equipment, injection molds, design software, etc, with the aim of producing products of the highest quality according to international market standards.

1990 - 1999


Release of the first trinary code transmitters for gate openers and car alarms.


Incorporation of PIC and ST6 microcontrollers in the design of receivers, alarms and automatisms, making them much more functional, reliable and small.


Major investment in SMD machines (surface component assembly), being pioneers on applying this technology into circuit assembly.


Year of a deep national crisis, with the company moving from a commercial / manufacturer approach to another with more weight in the manufacturing of electronic systems.


Transfer to a new headquarters in the incipient new industrial center of Zamudio. Started the manufacture of OEM electronic equipment and systems.


Increase of the activity thanks to two new SMD assembly lines and solder machinery.


Developed new transmitters/receivers with KEELOQ encryption that years later would be a worldwide standard.


Expanded our team with mechanical 3D design employees, machinery and software to address complex mechanical and electronic designs.


Development of a line of microprocessed electronic controllers for automation.

2000 - 2009


Development of a new electronic control for pedestrian sliding doors.


Development of new superheterodyne receivers based on INFINEON TDA52xx.


After two years of construction, we inaugurate a new headquarters of 2200 sq. m. in Torrelarragoiti park in Zamudio.


New electronic laboratory with the most advanced technology for the manufacture and test of radiofrequency systems up to 3 GHz


Release of the first GSM devices for gate openers.


Development of a new controller for pedestrian sliding doors.


First three-phase inverter designs with SVM technology.


We are already 22 employees and we celebrate the 25th aniversary all together in Disneyland Paris.

2010 - 2018


Release of the new SMINN brand and product range. With the release of SMINN we make a change in our strategy focusing on the market of automation professionals for garage doors and home automation.


Investment in mechanic and electronic design, and manufacturing tools for the devices that will be part of the SMINN portfolio.


First international fair in Stuttgart, introducing the SMINN brand internationally. First sales to international clients.


Development of a new range of multifunctional motor controllers with the latest technology available.


Extended our light barriers, transmitters, receivers and access control range of products.


Second international fair in Stuttgart with great reception of all new products, specially in radio systems and motor controllers. We are already present in 6 countries.


Introduced the first three-phase motor controller with frequency inverter.


Release of the first universal controller for pedestrian sliding doors in the first edition of FIPA fair, in Valencia.


We are in the international fair in Stuttgart for the third time.

SMINN in the world