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Milestones of business development

1900–1990

1901–1907

Together with the German company J.M. Voith GmbH in Heidenheim, Siemens & Halske (S&H) receives orders to build three hydroelectric power plants for Peru’s state-owned power utility company Empresa Eléctrica de Arequipa

 

1911

A locomotive is supplied to Lima for Peruvian mining entrepreneuer Fernandini

 

1911–1912

The Arequipa II hydroelectric power plant is built

 

ca. 1912–1925

Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) assign representation of its interests in Peru to J. Dünkelberg & Pellny in Lima

 

1926–1940

Hans G. Rittermann in Lima is appointed to represent S&H in Peru

 

1935

Rittermann is converted into a Sociedad Anónima and operates under the name of „Agencias Tecnicas é Importadoras Hans G. Rittermann S.A.”; the existing agency agreement with S&H is transferred to the new stock corporation

 

1951

S&H and SSW sign agency agreement with Corporation Comercial Sudamericana S.A. (Cosmana)

 

1963

Peter von Siemens, President of ZVEI (German Association of the Electrical Engineering and Electronics Industry), opens the German Pavilion at the 3rd International Pacific Fair in Lima, at which both S&H and SSW participate with a booth

 

1967

Siemens Peruana S.A. is founded

 

1968

The company starts operation on January 1, 1968; at first work is continued on the premises of Cosmana

 

1969

Siemens Peruana S.A. moves to new premises at Av. Republica de Panamá, Lima

 

1970

Siemens acquires Hochschild Corporation‘s 49-percent stake in Siemens Peruana; as a result Siemens AG wholly owns the Peruvian regional company

 

1970

With the aim of representing the Siemens Groups Power Engineering and Electrical Installations, Sociedad Industrial Electromechanica S.A. (SIEMSA) is founded in Peru

 

1971–1996

SIEMSA represents the interests of all Siemens Groups with the exception of MED

 

1973

Siemens and the national telephone company ENTEL sign a contract for the supply of electrical equipment for a telex network in Peru as well as the training of the Peruvian maintenance personnel

 

1974

Hospitalia International, a partly owned subsidiary of Siemens, supplies Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, with electromedical and X-Ray equipment, an electron microscope and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities

 

1976

Siemens upgrades a Peruvian cement factory with electrical equipment

1991

ENTEL awards Siemens a contract to supply and install an international switching system in EWSD technology

 

1995

As part of the reorganization of the company’s activities in South America, the four Andes countries – Colombia, Equador, Venezuela and Peru – are bundled into the Economic Region Andina

 

1996

A sales company, Siemens S.A., Lima, is founded in Peru

 

1996

A consortium consisting of Siemens and the Spanish company Abengóa S.A. receive an order for the turnkey construction of gas turbine power plant Ventanilla on the outskirts of Lima

 

1996–1997

Siemens is awarded major orders for the modernization of Peruvian cement factories Cermentos Lima, Cemento Andino und Cemento Pacasmayo

 

1998–1999

A contract is signed between the telephone company Telefónica del Perú and Siemens for the supply of Hicom switching equipment

 

2004

Siemens receives an order to install a Somatom Sensation CT cardioscanner for RESOMASA, being the first of its kind in the Andes region

 

2006

Expansion of the Ventanilla Thermal Power Plant to close the cycles

 

2007

Siemens Peru becomes the Center of Competence for the sub-region Pacifico (Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia)

 

2010

Siemens wins order from “Consorcio Tren Eléctrico Lima“ (CTEL) for the extension of Lima’s metro line Tren Urbano

 

2013

Opening of the Service Center of Energy in Lurin

 

2014

The Marcona Wind Power Plant with a total capacity of 32.1 MW begins operation; this is Siemens‘ first wind project in Peru