History / Milestones

1954
  • Founding of Josef Schlemmer, Miesbach.
1963
  • Acquisition of interest by C. Mackprang Jr. GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg
  • Conversion into Josef Schlemmer & Co. KG, Munich
1965
  • Intensive development of the markets for threaded connections (glands) and protection tubes
  • Globalization launch through development of domestic and foreign presence
1978
  • Development and sale of a new type of cabling system
1979
  • Acquisition of 100% interest by C. Mackprang Jr. GmbH & Co. KG
  • Conversion into Josef Schlemmer GmbH
1980
  • Move to a new business facilities in Poing
1983
  • Acquisition of Kabelsignal, Berlin.
  • Production and sale of stranded hookup wires, control lines and cables for data transmission
1985
  • Acquisition of Kröger GmbH, Weissenbrunn
  • Production and sale of electrical and electronic control and display equipment.
1988
  • Founding of Schlemmer-Unicor Rohrproduktions GmbH, Hassfurt.
  • Production of corrugated tubes
  • Founding of Schlemmer SA, Singapore
1990
  • Founding of Schlemmer SA, Malaysia
1993
  • Founding of Schlemmer France
1994
  • Roll-out of the Quality and Environmental Management System
1996
  • Founding of Schlemmer Italia
1997
  • Founding of Schlemmer Iberica
  • Founding of Schlemmer SA, Mexico
2000
  • Founding of Schlemmer Tunisie
  • Founding of Schlemmer Maroc
2001
  • Founding of Ningbo Schlemmer, China
2002
  • Founding of Schlemmer do Brasil
  • Founding of Schlemmer USA
2003
  • Establishment of Schlemmer Japan
2004
  • 50th anniversary of Schlemmer GmbH
  • "Merging" of Schlemmer tube production, Hassfurt and Schlemmer GmbH, Poing
  • Founding of Schlemmer Nicaragua and Honduras
2005
  • Founding of Schlemmer Korea
  • Extension of Schlemmer Maroc – set-up of manufacturing operations
  • Founding of Schlemmer Romania
  • Extension of product range to include Air & Fluid applications
2006
  • Extension of Schlemmer Japan (logistics+packaging)
  • Production launch of Schlemmer Romania
  • Launch of further subsidiaries in China: Changchun Jilin and Zhongshan Guangdong
2007
  • Founding of Schlemmer Middle East in Dubai
  • Founding of Schlemmer Russia
  • Extension of Schlemmer Maroc into a production site
  • Schlemmer surpasses the 100 million euro sales mark for the first time. Headcount: 1,089
2008
  • Introduction of a profit-sharing for all employees
  • Extension of Schlemmer Singapore
  • Extension of Schlemmer Tunisie into a production site
  • Launch of a further subsidiary in Suzhou Jiangsu, China
  • Acquisition of interest in Karl Maier GmbH & Co. KG in Ditzingen, Germany, plant for metal turning parts and injection molding
  • Quality Achievement Award 2008 DAF-Paccar-Group for Schlemmer GmbH
  • Global Footprint Award 2008
2009
  • Presentation of the concept for a "Mobile Factory"
  • Founding of Schlemmer ecotech, business unit for renewable energies such as solar absorbers, pool heaters, drip irrigation
  • Pinnacle Award 2009 by Delphi for Ningbo Schlemmer
2010
  • Extension of Schlemmer USA for production
  • Launch of further subsidiaries in China: Wuhan Hubei und Yantai Shandong
  • Presentation of the Mobile Factory – Mobile Factory receives innovation award Bavaria
  • Excellent Supplier Award 2010 by Leoni for Ningbo Schlemmer
  • Quality Achievement Award 2010 by DAF-Paccar-Group for Schlemmer GmbH
  • Global Contribution Award 2010 by Sumitomo for Schlemmer Group
  • Technology Award 2010 by Delphi for Schlemmer Group
2011
  • Extension of Schlemmer Russia into a production site
  • Extension of Schlemmer Romania by injection molding operations
  • Founding of Schlemmer Vietnam – production and logistics
  • Overseas Special Contribution Award 2011 by Yazaki for Ningbo Schlemmer
  • Above & Beyond Award 2011 by Delphi for Schlemmer GmbH, Romania, Maroc
  • Quality Achievement Award 2011 by DAF-Paccar-Group for Schlemmer GmbH
2012
  • Relocation of Schlemmer Mexico into larger production facility
  • 2012 VDA Logistics Award for the Mobile Factory
  • Launch of a further subsidiary in Mianyang Sichuan, China
  • Extensiuon of Schlemmer USA by injection molding operations
  • Quality Achievement Award 2012 by DAF-Paccar-Group for Schlemmer GmbH
  • Integration of SIB (Schlemmer Industry & Building Parts) into the Schlemmer Group
2013
  • Acquisition of interest in Karl Maier GmbH & Co. KG to 100 %
  • Extension of Schlemmer Maroc by injection molding operations
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