Werma History

06 April 2016

1950   Founded by WERNER MARQUARDT.
Production of hair dryers and motors.
1953   Special switches for automatic timers are manufactured.
1957   Production of buzzers and horns.
Production of hair dryers, motors and automatic timers ceases.
1992   New building construction doubles existing production space.
1994   WERMA presents the world's first modular signal tower, KombiSIGN.
1997   Strong business expansion via new developments, especially of optical signal devices.
1999   WERMA has more than 100 employees.
With the KombiSIGN signal tower, the company is the world's second largest signal tower supplier.
2000   WERMA celebrates its 50th anniversary.
2002   WERMA moves into the largest new building construction in the company history with 3,000 m² of additional work space.
2005   Founding of the subsidiary Werma (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. with its own production location for Asia; a subsidiary in Switzerland is opened in Neuhausen am Rheinfall.
2007   The subsidiary WERMA UK Ltd. is founded.
2008   A French subsidiary is founded.
2009   A subsidiary is founded in Belgium.
2012   Founding of a subsidiary in the USA.
2015   WERMA celebrates its 65th anniversary.