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Milestones of business development



Siemens opens a sub-office of the Chinese representative office in Hong Kong



Jebsen & Co. is appointed to represent the interests of Siemens & Halske (S&H) and Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) in Hong Kong



Siemens delivers a telephone exchange with 10,000 subscriber lines for Hong Kong Telephone Company



Cabel & Wireless of Hong Kong orders 700 telegraphs from Siemens Industries in Melbourne



Siemens receives a follow-up order to expand Hong Kong’s telephone exchange to accommodate 100,000 subscribers



The company supplies all of the communications equipment for Hong Kong’s first subway line



Siemens supplies 22,000 luminaires for Hong Kong Bank



The company opens a provisional office for what is later to become Siemens Ltd.



Siemens delivers the first magnetic resonance scanner to St. Theresa Hospital in Hong Kong


The company opens its first office in Macau



Siemens and Soares da Costa are awarded a contract for the turnkey construction of the Macau airport



As a supplier for Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok Airport, Siemens provides the world’s largest fully automated baggage handling system, the telephone system, the world’s largest cargo handling center and Asia’s most efficient airmail center



Siemens supplies high-tech locomotives to Kowloon-Canton Railways Corporation



Siemens installs a traffic management system linked with the local rapid transit rail system



Cathay Pacific Cargo Services Ltd. engages Siemens to build a cargo terminal at Hong Kong International Airport which handles 2.6 million metric tons of cargo per year making it one of the largest cargo installations in the world



MTR Corporation has placed an order with Siemens to upgrade the 47 kilometer-long line from the Chinese border to the central business district of Hong Kong Island with control and signaling