A Partner for Quality, Reliability and Consulting for more than 165 Years

Since its foundation on October 28, 1849 the company can look back on a unique company history and, in the meantime, is lead by the 6th generation of the Schweizer familiy. Today, SCHWEIZER stand for one of the most modern manufacturing sites for high complex PCBs. SCHWEIZER is the third biggest producer of PCBs in Europe and together with its cooperations partner MEIKO ELECTRONICS among the op 20 worldwide.

Time of the Foundation and Spirit of Optimism

1849 Foundation of the company - Production of clock faces for the watch industry
1871 Enlargement of Product Portfolio by Sign
1909 Enlargement of Product Portfolio by scales for precision devices such as telephones, measuring instruments and scales
1936 Start of Production of echted signes for scales and front panels

Start of PCB Production and Internationalisation

1958 Start of Production of the first one-sided PCBs
1965 Start of Production of the first metallised PCB
1979 Move to today's Headquarters and concentration on PBCs
1982 Start of a Joint Ventures in Singapore: Pentex-Schweizer Circuits Ltd.

Variety in Manfucaturing Technology and IPO

1986 Start of Multilayer-Manufacturing
1988 Construction of a new site in Dunningen
1989 Conversion into a publicly listed Company
1990 First Multilayer in Blind&Buried Via-Technology
1997 Start of Production of Multilayer in Micro-Via-Technology (Lasertechnique)
1999 Inauguration of the new Multilayer Press Center

Large Fire and Reconstruction

2004 Company Orientation towards technologically demanding PCBs; Sales of all Pentex-Schweizer-Circuits-Ltd.-Shares to Sanmina-Group
2005 Large Fire at Schweizer Electronic on June 1, 2005
2007 Reconstruction after the large fire finalized; Increase of production capacity

Global Partnerships and outstanding Successes

2009 Partnership with Meiko Electronics Co., Ltd., Japan.
2010 Mutual Shareholding with Meiko Electronics. Schweizer was appointed "Turnarounder of the Year 2010". Schweizer exceeds exectations with Record Year 2010
2013 Partnership with Elekonta Marek GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Schweizer was founded 165 years ago and starts two further partnerships 

  • in July with WUS Printed Circuits Co., Ltd., China
  • in November with Infineon Technologies AG, Germany