Siemens Healthineers - Our company history
Siemens & Halske
1847 – Werner Siemens and Johann Georg Halske founded the company Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske (S&H) in Berlin. A few months after the founding of the company, S&H presented an improved version of the Volta Inductor. The Slide Inductor for electrotherapy was the first medical device manufactured by S&H. It was sold successfully for decades.
Reiniger, Gebbert & Schall
Your tubes are really very good
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Quote from a letter from Röntgen to RGS
World War I
X-ray tubes made in Rudolstadt
World War II
Back on the world stage
Production around the globe
After the years of postwar reconstruction, the company intensified its global outlook. Production sites were added all around the world.
A new look
At the beginning of the 1990s: To get fit for the future complete modernization and renovation of the production facility was required. The decision was made to expand Forchheim further and to build a new factory in Erlangen.
Everything under one roof
Welcome to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange!
Siemens Healthineers and Varian
By bringing together our unique and highly complementary portfolios and capabilities, we will support oncology clinicians and patients in achieving better outcomes and move even closer to achieving our vision of a world without fear of cancer.
Former CEO of Varian