The Schletter Group receives an award from the renowned German business weekly "FOCUS MONEY" as the most innovative company in its industry sector.
The Schletter Group focuses solely on the solar business. The light metal engineering division located at Kirchdorf is closed.
Opening of a new production facility with an area of 12,000 m2 in Shanghai (China).
Schletter celebrates 15GW of installed PV capacity in 15 years.
Schletter Inc. (USA) relocates to Shelby, North Carolina. An additional office and production facility of 9,000 m2 is built.
International expansion continues: Schletter opens a branch in Great Britain and Australia.
Further foreign companies are formed: Schletter Canada Inc., Schletter (Shanghai) Solar Technology Co., Ltd. and Schletter Korea Ltd. Start of construction of our new logistics center in Kirchdorf (ca. 20,000 m²).
Plant in Kirchdorf expanded to 32,000 m²
Schletter expands in the USA and a subsidiary, Schletter Inc., is formed there; the new plant at the headquarters in Kirchdorf is opened.
Start of distribution in Spain
Opening of the first foreign company in Italy
Start of the solar boom
In the solar mounting systems division Schletter achieves an increase in turnover of 300% compared to the previous year and thereby exceeds the industry average in the fast-growing solar technology sector.
Further expansion of the business premises
Entry into the solar business: Schletter starts developing and producing mounting systems under the brand name "Schletter Solar Mounting Systems".
Schletter receives an order to equip the plenary hall of the Berliner Reichstag: in addition to special construction work for the plenary area Schletter designed and manufactured the lectern.
Expansion of the Haag location by a large production hall of 2,000 m².
The first welding robot is put into operation: products were produced for the first time in real serial production.
First large order from the railway industry; expansion of the metal processing business.
The first CNC-controlled milling machine is put into operation. The handicraft business becomes a medium-sized industrial company using the most modern production technologies.
Newly built production site in Haag in Upper Bavaria
Schletter GmbH registered as a handicraft enterprise
First production facility in Riem near Munich: the company named "AluKon" produces and mounts building elements made of aluminium.
Ludwig Schletter senior lays the foundations for a family handicraft business and starts with a small batch production of windows and façade parts.