History

2016
Schleuniger acquires a 20 percent share of Laser Wire Solutions Ltd., Pontypridd, UK. Both companies agree upon worldwide cooperation. Laser Wire Solutions is a fast growing and highly innovative company that offers laser-based solutions for wire processing, in particular for the wire and jacket stripping processes.
2015
Schleuniger acquires Cirris Solutions GmbH, Jettingen, Germany. Cirris Solutions is one of the global leaders in the field of applied testing technology and testing automation. In September 2016 the company's name was changed to Schleuniger Test Automation GmbH.

Schleuniger and Cirris Systems Corp., Salt Lake City, USA extend their regional partnership to a global cooperation. Cirris Systems is a leading supplier of testing systems for cables and wire harnesses.
2014
Schleuniger and Emdep, Alió (Tarragona), Spain agree on strategic cooperation. Emdep is a leading supplier of control equipment and test boards for automobile wiring
2013
Schleuniger and Telsonic Group, Bronschhofen, Switzerland agree on strategic cooperation. Telsonic is a leader in ultrasonic technology
2013
Purchase of the assets in Tianjin Haofeng Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd. China. The assets will be transferred to the new Schleuniger Haofeng (Tianjin) Machinery Co., Ltd.
2013
The Schleuniger Solutions Ltd. is merged with the Schleuniger Ltd. and becomes the new Schleuniger Ltd., Business Unit Solutions.
2012
Christoph Schüpbach, CEO Schleuniger Group, has been nominated member of the Senior management of Metall Zug Ltd.
2012
Dr. Jürg Werner has been nominated CEO of Metall Zug AG and becomes Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Schleuniger Holding Ltd.
2012
Schleuniger acquires 35% of DiIT Ltd. (Diconsult Information Technology), Krailing, Germany the leading softwareprovider in MES (Manufacturing Execution System) for the cable harness production
2010
Merger of Schleuniger Automation GmbH in Radevormwald, Germany with Schleuniger GmbH in Heimsheim, Germany to the new Schleuniger GmbH in Radevormwald
2009
Change in leadership: Calvin Grieder becomes new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Gerhard Jansen remains in the board as a member
2009

Christoph Schüpbach succeeds Martin Strehl as CEO of the Schleuniger Holding.

Calvin Grieder becomes new chairman of the board of directors

2008
Acquisition of PAWO Systems AG, Unterägeri, Switzerland. Company renamed Schleuniger Solutions AG in 2009.
2008
Early succession planning by Dr. Gerhard Jansen. METALL ZUG GROUP takes over the Schleuniger Group
2007
Foundation of Schleuniger Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China
2005
Opening of a Representative Office in Shanghai, China
2005
Merger of Schleuniger Flexon AG and Schleuniger CrimpTec AG with Schleuniger AG - now located in both Thun and Welschenrohr, Switzerland
2004
Acquisition of Grote & Hartmann Engineering GmbH activities and foundation of Schleuniger Automation GmbH, Radevormwald, Germany
2002
Foundtion of Schleuniger Flexon AG, Horgen, Switzerland
2000
Acquisition of Kirsten AG, Welschenrohr, Switzerland. Company renamed Schleuniger CrimpTec AG in 2001
2000
Acquisition of Rawyler AG, Brügg, Switzerland and merger with Schleuniger AG
1999

Acquisition of L+H Kabeltechnik GmbH, Neuhausen / Enzkreis, Germany.

Company renamed Schleuniger GmbH in 2001

1993

Acquisition of Schleuniger Productronic AG, Solothurn, Switzerland by Dr. Gerhard Jansen and Martin Strehl

Formation of the Schleuniger Group under the roof of Thun based Schleuniger Holding AG with operations in Switzerland, USA and Japan

1991
Acquisition of Sutter Electronic AG, Thun, Switzerland by Dr. Gerhard Jansen and Martin Strehl
1975
Foundation of Sutter Electronic AG, Thun, Switzerland