SGB - Smit History

2014

SGB-SMIT

Acquisition of the majority of shares in RETRASIB S.A., Sibiu, Romania as well as of the majority stake in Trafo Proiect, Bucharest, Romania

2013

SGB-SMIT

100th anniversary of SMIT with awarding the courtesy title „Royal“ and change of name to “Royal SMIT Transformers B.V.” on 04.11.2013

2012

SGB-SMIT

Acquisition of OTC Services Inc. in the USA

2010

SGB-SMIT

Foundation of SMIT Transformer Service in the Netherlands

2009

SGB-SMIT

Foundation of SGB-USA Inc. in the USA

2008

SGB-SMIT

Foundation of SGB-SMIT Management GmbH headquarters in Regensburg

2000

SGB

Delivery of the first compactstation from Neumark
Beginning of cooperation with SMIT B.V., Nijmegen, NL

1997

SGB

Manufacture of the first arc suppression coil in Neumark

1997

SMIT

Opening of the sales office Smit Transformer Sales, Summerville, USA

1995/1996

SMIT

Manufacture of the first phase shifter

1994/1995

SMIT

Manufacture of the first shunt reactor

1994

SGB

Establishment of today’s SGB MY in Malaysia as joint venture AM SGB

1993

SGB

Beginning of the manufacture of oil distribution transformers in Neumark, Saxony

1979

SGB

Beginning of the manufacture of cast resin transformers

17.09.1947

SGB

Foundation of Starkstrom-Gerätebau GmbH, Regensburg. Preparations for the serial manufacture of oil distribution transformers

1913

SMIT

Willem Smit founds a transformer factory in Nijmegen