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1903 Siemens and Halske AG merged the heavy current parts of its activities with Schuckert and Co. of Nuremberg to become Siemens-Schuckertwerke GmbH.[1]

Early 1900s was one of the three largest electrical firms in Germany

c.1903 The British Schuckert Electric Co. was acquired by Siemens-Schuckertwerke, Berlin, and the company was wound up.

At some stage (1925?) Siemens-Schuckert Co was formed as the British arm of the company.

1930s The Siemens-Schuckertwerke company became wholly-owned by Siemens and Halske AG

1966 Siemens AG was formed, bringing together Siemens and Halske AG, (involved in low- voltage electrical products and public and private telephone systems), Siemens Schukertwerke (the power production and high-voltage electrical products company), and Siemens-Reiniger-Werke, in order to be able respond to changes in technology and in the global markets for electrical technology.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Wikipedia
  2. MMC report 1989