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.
July 3, 1897 – Siemens & Halske becomes a stock corporation
At the end of the 19th century, Siemens had a global workforce of 6,500 and generated revenue of almost 20 million marks. In order to remain competitive and have the means to invest in future technologies, the company which was founded as a general partnership in summer 1897 was converted into a stock corporation. 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.