From a small back building workshop in Berlin to a global firm - there are few industrial corporations that can look back on such a long history of success as we can. Through this website, we invite you to take a fascinating trip through 165 years of Siemens history.
1864 – Investment outside the core business. The Siemens brothers acquire the Kedabeg copper mine
On February 19, 1864, Werner, Carl and Walter Siemens purchased the Kedaberg copper mine in the Caucasus. However, major efforts were required to make this “private undertaking” of the three brothers profitable. It wasn’t until the late 1870s that profits at Kedaberg started increasing. more
Due to construction and remodeling work at company headquarters in Munich, the company archives will be accessible for research purposes on a limited basis.