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Milestones of business development

1900–1990

1900

Signing of a general representative agreement with the Greek firm Zachariou & Co.

 

1926

Founding of Griechische Telefon AG with Siemens & Halske (S&H) holding a 75 percent stake

 

1935

Founding of the Eviop Tempo AG, Electrical Equipment Manufacturer Aegaleo, with a majority stake held by Siemens

 

1939

Founding of the Siemens Hellenische Elektrotechnische AG, Elektrotechnische Projekte und Erzeugnisse

 

1952

Major order for equipping 12 metro trainsets for the subway line linking Piraeus and Athens

 

1964

Founding of the Siemens Tele Industry S.A.

 

1971

Contract between the state utility DEI and a German-Greek Siemens consortium for the supply and installation of six transformer stations in Athens and Saloniki

 

1982

Siemens Hellas Elektrotechnische AG is renamed Siemens AG Elektrotechnische Projekte und Erzeugnisse

 

1983

A pilot photovoltaic system is commissioned on the island of Kythnos in the Cyclades

1990

Siemens Tele Industrie AG, Thessaloniki, wins an order from the Greek telephone company OTE to supply 13 digital central and transit offices and two container digital electronic switching systems

 

1998

Siemens Metering S.A. (formerly Landis & Gyr) in Korinth becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens S.A.

 

2000

Founding of offices in Macedonia and Cyprus

 

2004

All Siemens Groups successfully participate in numerous key projects for the Summer Olympic Games in Athens

 

2007

Siemens secures an order to provide the entire electromechanical infrastructure and security systems for the new Acropolis Museum

 

2010

Siemens actively supports Greek scientific community to continue research, despite the adverse economic circumstances

 

2012

Siemens signs a contract with Attiko Metro for the signaling extension for seven new stations to be added to the two existing metro lines serving the extended Athens metropolitan area

 

2013

Siemens announces the launch of ‘Siemens – IKY (State Scholarships Foundation) Fellowships of Excellence Postgraduate Studies’ program

Highlights from 170 years of Siemens history

Learn about selected events from the company’s history in our History News, which we’re continually expanding for you.