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2018

Acquisition of majority stake in adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH. Schleuniger Group acquired 60% of adaptronic Prüftechnik GmbH, based in Wertheim (Germany). adaptronic is a leader in wiring test systems and function test systems and employs more than 140 People.

2017

Schleuniger acquires DiIT AG. Schleuniger already held a minority interest in DiIT AG, the world’s leading producer of software systems for wire processing and wiring harness production, prior to taking full ownership. As of January 1, 2017 the previous majority stakeholder and company founder, Dr. Gerhard Schaub, sells all of his shares to Schleuniger and leaves the company at his own request. 

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

Foundation 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