Flashtec started as the Italian company CMDtec. CMDtec later moved to Switzerland where it renamed as Flashtec. The developer originally came from Dimsport, another well known tuning tool company.
Flashtec was the first to provide a stable OBD flash solution for ECU's with an Infineon MPC555 processor like the Bosch EDC16. Flashtec is one of the leaders in the tuning tool market because they are leading in research & development, they are continuously improving their tools and it is one of the most stable tuning tool which makes the fewest mistakes. When you are a professional tuner or you want to tune the latest BMW or Audi's, the tuning tools of Flashtec are a must.