History

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  • September 15, 1962

    Walfried Schweickert, at age 23 youngest master electrician in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan area, starts Elektro Schweickert in Nussloch, Germany.

  • 1974

    Three letters stand for the first milestone of the fledgling company: At SAP’s first Headquarters building on Max-Planck-Strasse in Walldorf, Schweickert is responsible for installing the entire electrical infrastructure. This also was the entry point into the field of Data Networks, Communications and Security.

  • 1982

    Security technologies are added to the company’s offering. With only 20 employees, revenue exceeded one million German Marks for the first time.

  • January 1, 1992

    Schweickert Netzwerktechnik GmbH is founded by Harry and Ralf Schweickert, the two sons of Walfried Schweickert.

  • 1993

    Schweickert Netzwerktechnik GmbH moves to its new location in Walldorf. At this point Schweickert has 40 employees and exceeds revenue of 4 Million Euros.

  • 1994

    By taking over the management and administration of SAP’s worldwide Customer Connections the partnership with SAP grows even stronger.

  • 1996/1997

    Schweickert starts its first two international subsidiaries: HS Network Technologies in Palo Alto, CA (USA) and Singapore. With three locations around the globe Schweickert is now able to provide 24×7 Follow-the-Sun IT-Services in five languages. Revenues now exceed 10 Million Euros.

  • 2002

    Schweickert Elektrotechnik increases its footprint in Security and Alarming technologies. Schweickert now has more than 100 employees worldwide.

  • 2006

    Schweickert achieves certifications in DIN EN ISO 9001 and DIN 14675.

  • 2008

    Schweickert starts its subsidiary in Dalian, China.

  • 2011

    Introduction of Schweickert’s first own software solution. The software, called iWUPP, provides central management and control of facility and security systems via mobile devices.

  • 2012

    Schweickert celebrates its 50th birthday … and continues to grow! Schweickert now has more than 150 employees in its offices in Nussloch and Walldorf (Germany), Palo Alto and Newtown Square (USA), Dalian (China), and Singapore.

  • 2014/2015

    In order to provide an even more complete portfolio of IT Managed Services, Schweickert opens its new offices in Bangalore (India) and Denver (USA). The number of employees has exceeded 200 and continues to grow.