History

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1755 | WATERPOWERED MILL

On December 4, 1754, Heinrich Klug received permission from the sovereign to erect a grinding mill above the so-called Geiselberger Mühle which belonged to the Kurpfalz, on a part of his own land. Thereby Heinrich Klug laid the foundation for a long lasting miller tradition within the Klug family.

1945 | ALOIS WEISER KG

Production of devices and containers for the chemical industry => gaining knowledge and skills in welding of copper and aluminum =>production of large busbars and expansion strips for chlorine-, zinc-, aluminum- and other forms of electrolysis => development of special technologies, such as the pressure welding of copper fins.

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Team effort on the way to success - two male hands building stable steps with wooden pegs for the third one to walk his fingers up towards personal and career growth.

1970 | DYNAMIC GROWTH WITH ERICO

The expansion strips and busbars of Schwanenmühle prove to be a huge product range supplement for ERICO GmbH, which is than to become the largest customer of Alois Weiser KG.

1979/80 | WEISER TURNS INTO ERICO

ERICO GmbH buys Alois Weiser KG and relocates its headquarters to Schwanenmühle. The production capacities are being significantly expanded with the construction of new factory buildings. Years of organic and dynamic growth have led to a rise in the number of employees to 160.

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1999 | FOUNDING OF VISION ELECTRIC

With founding of Vision Electric GmbH, development, manufacture and installation of busbar systems in the range from 32A to 300 kA. were outsourced to an independent profit center.

2000 | MANAGEMENT BUYOUT HERALDS EMS ERA

The authorized representatives of ERICO, Kurt Mutter and Dr. Wolfgang Reiser take over the production facility Schwanenmühle and build up EMS Elektrometall Schwanenmühle GmbH, a company independent of corporate affiliation. Core competence was to be the further development and production of expansion strips as well as electrotechnical specialized products. The manufacture of busbars remains with Vision Electric GmbH.

2003 | FOUNDING OF SPS

Given the positive business development, EMS continues to diversify by founding a third company: SPS Standard Produkte Schwanenmühle GmbH. It develops, manufactures and distributes standard products for the electrotechnical sector, including insulated, laminated busbars (Isoflexx), extra flexible current connectors (Ultraflexx) and ground strips (focussed on switchgear construction).

2012 | EXPANDING BUSINESS TO POLAND

With the founding of EMS Polska Elektro Metall Spezial GmbH, the company is expanding to Poland, extending its scope for action through a second manufacturing location.

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TODAY | ALL BRANDS UNDER ONE ROOF

Today, EMS Elektro Metall Schwanenmühle GmbH is known for its tailor-made full service in connection technology with its brands EMS, SPS and Vision Electric.