The history of infrared heating and the Schwank company
Günther Schwank founds his company in Fegersheim, Alsace, France.
Günther Schwank invents and patents the world’s first gas infrared radiator.
Commencement of series production in Hamburg.
Schwank moves to Cologne. The new building from that time has become a venerable establishment in Cologne, where we have been working to this very day.
Bernd Schwank, son of company founder Günther Schwank joins the company; foundation of the first foreign subsidiary.
Foundation of the North American subsidiary in Waynesboro, Georgia.
Joint venture with the Russian company Gazprom in Tyumen, Russia.
Schwank in the third generation – Entry of Oliver Schwank.
Foundation of the 12th foreign subsidiary: Schwank Romania.
75th anniversary of the company.
2nd millionth device sold; foundation of Schwank Ukraine. Handelsblatt: Top 100 medium-sized enterprises of Germany..
Inauguration of the new innovation centre for tube and luminous heaters and new technologies.
Record sales and acquisition of 51% of Gazprom’s shares in Sibschwank, Russia.
Receives the renowned award Industriepreis 2013 for exceptional product sustainability.
Schwank wins the Industriepreis with tetraSchwank, the innovative heat recovery system.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Friedhelm Schlößer enters the company at an exciting point.
World premiere of deltaSchwank: Schwank presents the first tube heater with gas-air combination at the ISH.
Schwank is awarded TOP100 of the most innovative medium-sized enterprises in Germany.
“Wirtschaftswoche”, a renowned German business journal announces Schwank to be the global market leader in 2019.
Record sales! Schwank increases turnover to 50.6 million euros.
New burner technologies for infrared heating systems develop into top performers.
World premiere for bright radiators with gas-air-combination: Schwank presents the bright radiator study evoSchwank at the ISH.