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Supply and installation of a telegraph line between Rio de Janeiro and Rio Grande do Sul
Siemens Brothers supplies the first marine telegraph cable linking Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo (commissioned in 1875)
Rudolf Diehl is appointed Siemens’ representative in Rio de Janeiro
The company is commissioned to build Brazil’s first steam power plant in Belém
Siemens & Halske (S&H) opens a Technical Bureau in Rio de Janeiro under the name of "Siemens & Halske, Berlin, Representação Geral para América do Sul"
S&H builds Brazil’s first electric tram system in Salvador
The Brasilianische Elektrizitätsgesellschaft (BEG) with headquarters in Berlin is founded to function as a financing company for the construction of Brazil’s first public telephone exchange
The Brasilianische Siemens-Schuckertwerke Elektrizitätsgesellschaft m.b.H. with headquarters in Berlin is founded
The technical bureau in Rio de Janeiro is reorganized and renamed "Companhia Brasileira de Electricidade Siemens-Schuckertwerke"
S&H supplies South America’s first automatic telephone exchange, which goes into operation in Porto Alegre
Siemens constructs a transformer plant in São Paulo
The company is renamed Siemens do Brasil Companhia de Electricidade S.A.
Siemens opens its own generator plant in Lapa near São Paulo
A telephone exchange is constructed for Salvador
Siemens relocates its headquarters from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo
The cornerstone is laid for a telecommunications equipment plant in Curitiba, in the state of Paraná
Siemens receives a contract for nine 700-MW generators for the world’s largest hydroelectric power station in Itaipú. The first generator is installed in 1983
Siemens delivers Brazil’s first three-phase multiple unit trains for the state railway in São Paulo
A research and development center for mobile phone technology is constructed in Manaus
Siemens equips the newly inaugurated offshore platform operated by Petrobras with power supply, telecommunications and automation systems
Siemens inaugurates the largest Latin American power technology plant in Jundiai (São Paulo)
Siemens builds its first train modernization and assembly center of Latin America in Cabreúva, São Paulo
Siemens is to deliver 60 highly innovative imaging systems and software to the private investor Alliar, making this the largest order of the kind in Latin America
Siemens builds a global research and development center for oil & gas in Rio de Janeiro
Inauguration of the company’s first industrial and logistics complex for producing imaging equipment in Brazil and Latin America in Joinville, Santa Catarina
Siemens begins installing the first wind turbines produced by the company in Brazil
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