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Corporate History

 

Company Development

Year

Internationalization

 
  • Foundation as a company of the textile industry

1850

  • Reestablishment of C. A. Weidmüller in Detmold

1948

  • First participation in the Hanover Trade Fair

1959 – 1985

  • United Kingdom, first sales company (1959)
  • Austria (1967)
  • Italy and France (1968)
  • Australia (1971)
  • USA and Canada (1975)
  • Spain, Sweden and Japan (1978)
  • Netherlands (1985)

  • Certification of ISO 9001 / 9002 (1993)
  • Certification for environmental management ISO EN 14001

1991 – 1997

  • Turkey, Poland and Hungary (1991)
  • Portugal and Czechia (1992)
  • Mexico, Singapore and South Korea (1995)
  • Belgium (1997)

  • Weidmüller Holding AG & Co. KGaA (1999)
  • Foundation of Weidmüller Academy (2003)

1999 – 2003

  • Switzerland (2001)
  • China, wholly owned subsidiary(2001)
  • Russia (2002)
  • China, manufacturing company (2003)

2005

  • Romania, manufacturing company

2006

  • China: Laying of the foundation stone for the electronics development competence center
  • Expansion and integration of the manufacturing sites in China and Romania

2007

  • United Arab Emirates

2008

  • India