Milestones




1855 Jean Schweiter and Heinrich Schrader build one of the first mechanical pirn winders in their repair workshop
1894 Jean Schweiter takes over the workshop and runs it as an engineering factory
1906 Jean Schweiter and his company win the recognition of the textile world with his invention of the horizontal spindle replacing
1912 Foundation of Schweiter AG and registration in the Swiss Commercial Registry
1973 Schweiter is listed at Swiss Stock Exchange
1986 Hans Widmer takes over the majority of Schweiter shares
1989 Establishment of SSM AG by merger of the companies Schärer, Schweiter and Mettler 
Establishment of Schweiter Technologies as a holding company
1998 Acquisition of Satis Vacuum Group Baar, Switzerland by Schweiter Technologies
1999 Acquisition of Stähle Eltex in Reutlingen, Germany
1999

Acquisition of Hacoba Spultechnik in Wuppertal, Germany

2000 Acquisition of Ismeca Group (consisting of business segments Ismeca Semiconductor and Ismeca Automation) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
2004

Acquisition of LOH Group in Dornach, Switzerland with production sites in Wetzlar, Germany and Oensingen, Switzerland

2005 Disposal of Ismeca Automation
2008
2009
Sale of Satisloh to Essilor Group
Acquisition of Alcan Composites
2012 Acquisition of Giudici Italy
2012 Sale of Ismeca Semiconductor