2019

Schletter Solar celebrates 30 GW of installed PV capacity in 20 years.

2017

The Schletter Group receives an award from the renowned German business weekly "FOCUS MONEY" as the most innovative company in its industry sector.

2016

The Schletter Group focuses solely on the solar business. The light metal engineering division located at Kirchdorf is closed.

2015

Opening of a new production facility with an area of 18,000 m2 in Shanghai (China).

2014

Schletter celebrates 15GW of installed PV capacity in 15 years.

2012

Schletter Inc. (USA) relocates to Shelby, North Carolina. An additional office and production facility of 9,000 m2 is built.

2011

International expansion continues: Schletter opens a branch in Great Britain and Australia.

2010

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).

2009

Plant in Kirchdorf expanded to 32,000 m²

2008

Schletter expands in the USA and a subsidiary, Schletter Inc., is formed there; the new plant at the headquarters in Kirchdorf is opened.

2007

Start of distribution in Spain

2005

Opening of the first foreign company in Italy

2004

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.

2003

Further expansion of the business premises

2001

Entry into the solar business: Schletter starts developing and producing mounting systems under the brand name "Schletter Solar Mounting Systems".

1998

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.

1991

Expansion of the Haag location by a large production hall of 2,000 m². 

1990

The first welding robot is put into operation: products were produced for the first time in real serial production.

1988

First large order from the railway industry; expansion of the metal processing business.

1985

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.

1983

Newly built production site in Haag in Upper Bavaria

1978

Schletter GmbH registered as a handicraft enterprise

1976

First production facility in Riem near Munich: the company named "AluKon" produces and mounts building elements made of aluminium.

1968

Ludwig Schletter senior lays the foundations for a family handicraft business and starts with a small batch production of windows and façade parts.