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Milestones of business development

1860–1950

1862
First business contacts in Portugal

 

1895
Siemens and Halske (S&H) opens a Technical Bureau for Spain and Portugal in Madrid

 

1905
The Portuguese Siemens-Schuckertwerke Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft mbH is founded in Berlin, with a regional office in Lisbon

 

1922
Siemens Companhia de Electricidade Lda. (SCE) is founded in Lisbon to represent Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW)

 

1931
SCE is reorganized as a stock corporation

 

1931
An order is received for a long-distance telephone exchange in Lisbon

 

1936
A diesel power plant built by Siemens and operated by Companhia Uniao Fabril of Lisbon goes into operation

1955
Siemens is involved in the installation of an electrical system for the Portuguese railway

 

1961
SSW and Osram acquire ENAE factory for producing transformers, motors and light sources

 

1963
The Osram production facility is spun off from ENAE and renamed MOTRA Equipamentos Eléctricos

 

1970
A manufacturing facility for communications equipment is constructed in Evora

 

1972
All Siemens activities in Portugal are combined and the Regional Company renamed Siemens SARL

 

1989
A new administrative office is set up outside of Lisbon

 

1990
Siemens delivers 42 electric multiple units to the Portuguese national railway

 

1999
Portugal’s first combined cycle power plant, Tapada do Outeiro, is commissioned

2001
Siemens is named main supplier for the UMTS network of TMN, the Portuguese mobile network operator TMN

 

2004
Portuguese state railway Comboios de Portugal (CP) awards contract to Siemens to deliver 15 electric locomotives

 

2007
Temporary terminal solution “Capacity Plus” is installed at the Lisbon Airport in the record time of four months

 

2009
Siemens forms joint venture with maintenance company EMEF, a subsidiary of Portugal’s national railway company, for the maintenance of Siemens locomotives in Portugal

 

2010
As part of the Portuguese program to promote electromobility (MOBI.E), Siemens receives major order from INTELLI for 100 charging points

 

2011
Siemens, together with Voith Hydro, wins an order to deliver the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the Venda Nova III hydro power plant in the Northwest of Portugal

 

2013
As a result of the regional organization realignment, Siemens Portugal is identified by Siemens AG as one of the 30 lead countries with the responsibility to develop Angola and Mozambique markets