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 nearly 170 years of Siemens history.
November 23, 2016 – Happy Birthday, Werner! Interactive story about Werner von Siemens
Today Siemens is one of the largest and most innovative companies in the world. The interactive story “Happy Birthday, Werner!” describes how everything began. It leads to the key moments of his life. To tell the story, historical images are set in a new and unexpected context; associative pictures blend with a 3D sound track composed specially for the story. In this way new and unexpected encounters are created between the eras and fresh light is shed on the man Werner von Siemens, a pioneer who thought innovatively and globally: A visionary who fulfilled his dream and created a global enterprise out of nothing. more
The Siemens Historical Institute is moving to Siemensstadt-Berlin. Due to the preparations for the move, we can no longer respond to inquiries addressed to Corporate Archives. In addition, the archives will be closed until January 2017. Until then, neither visits nor research will be possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.