Milestones of the 100 year history of SMS
After Richard Samesreuther had received a patent in 1912 on the "process for copper welding" together with Carl Canzler, he founded his own company in Butzbach in 1919. This was the beginning of a 100-year success story. Its milestones in extracts are shown below.
Foundation of Samesreuther & Co. GmbH in Butzbach, Germany
Manufacturing of the first fully welded train fire boxes out of copper.
Samesreuther is established as a manufacturer for the chemical industry -
with patented SAMKA jacketed and half pipe vessels.
Development of LUWA thin film rectificator.
Licence for SAKO horizontal conical thin film evaporator.
Merger with Müller-Schuss KG to establish the SMS Samesreuther Müller Schuss GmbH.
Acquisition of SMS Samesreuther Müller Schuss GmbH by LUWA AG, Switzerland.
LUWA-SMS GmbH is founded.
Foundation of Buss-SMS GmbH after procurement of the LUWA shares by the Buss AG, Switzerland.
Management buy-out of Buss-SMS GmbH.
Takeover of the thermal separation technology of Canzler GmbH, Düren to form Buss-SMS-Canzler GmbH.
The founders of Buss-SMS-Canzler: