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Milestones of business development

1890–1990

1892

The engineers Meinich and Wisbech become the sole agents for Siemens & Halske (S&H) in Kristiania (Oslo)

 

1898

Siemens & Halske Norsk Aktieselskab, Kristiania (Oslo), is founded as the first Siemens representative in Norway under the direction of Peter Meinich

 

1903

Norsk Aktieselskab Siemens-Schuckert is set up, which is merged with Siemens & Halske Norsk Aktieselskab

 

1929

The company is renamed Siemens-Norsk Aktieselskab, Oslo

 

1945

The share capital is transferred to Norwegian shareholders; there are three legal companies in Oslo, Trondheim and Bergen with the company name of AS Proton

 

1956

Proton receives an order from NATO for terminating equipment, with important follow-up orders

 

1962

The three Norwegian companies are merged and renamed Siemens Norge A/S with headquarters in Oslo

 

1976

One of the most modern traffic signal systems in Europe is supplied and installed in Oslo

 

1979

An order is received for a national digital network for program transmission

 

1979

Siemens acquires a stake in the newly formed Tandberg-Data S/A

 

1985

Siemens supplies the electrical equipment for the three oil production platforms Statfjord A, B and C (northeast of Bergen)

1998

The first integrated surface movement guidance and control system in the world goes into operation at Gardermoen airport, Oslo

 

2002

Siemens delivers UMTS network infrastructure to mobile phone provider Tele2 in Norway

 

2003

Installation of a digital radiology information system for Norway’s biggest healthcare district "Health Region East"

 

2003

Oslo Sporveier, a public transportation company, orders 33 three-section metro trains, 30 more cars are ordered in 2005, 20 in 2008 and a further 32 in 2010, making this the biggest metro order in the history of Siemens

 

2007

Siemens builds a country-wide TETRA emergency call system for Norway’s Ministry of Justice and Police

 

2010

Eni Norge signs contract with Siemens for turnkey delivery of shoreside electrification system in Hammerfest, Norway, to provide electricity for the Goliat offshore platform in the Barents Sea

 

2011

As part of the Subsea Power Grid development program Siemens opens a technology and test center for subsea equipment in Trondheim

 

2012

The largest contract in healthcare history for Siemens in Norway is signed; it involves the delivery of MR and PET/CT equipment to hospitals in western and northern parts of Norway

 

2014

Siemens delivers the 115th and final train to Sporveien Oslo AS (see 2003), this completes the biggest fleet of Siemens metro trains