With over 85 years of company history and three generations of the Schwank family, we can look back on an eventful history.
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
Ahead of its time: Installation of the first hybrid system with heat recovery
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
Unternehmerpreis 2012 (Entrepreneur’s Award): 1st place.
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.
“Wirtschaftswoche”, a renowned German business journal announces Schwank to be the global market leader in 2017.
Schwank is awarded TOP100 of the most innovative medium-sized enterprises in Germany.