History

A history of entrepreneurial farsightedness

1963Foundation of Leuze electronic GmbH + Co. KG, Owen (Germany). The first sensors are developed for the company's own textile machines.
1977Foundation of Leuze electronic assembly GmbH subsidiary (Unterstadion). This company is responsible for the production of electronic components in the group of companies.
1981First expansion in Europe, foundation of the Leuze electronic AG (Switzerland) subsidiary
1982Foundation of the Leuze electronic sarl subsidiary (France)
1988Foundation of the Leuze electronic B.V. (The Netherlands) and Leuze electronic S.A.U. (Spain) subsidiaries
1990Foundation of the Leuze electronic Ltd. subsidiary (United Kingdom)
1991Foundation of the Leuze electronic nv/sa (Belgium) subsidiary
1993Acquisition of the Lumiflex company and foundation of Leuze lumiflex GmbH + Co. KG in Munich, expansion of the product line with sensors for safety at work.
Foundation of the Leuze electronic s.r.l. subsidiary (Italy)
1994Foundation of the Leuze electronic Inc. (USA) and Leuze electronic Ltda. (Brazil) subsidiaries
1999Foundation of the Balluff-Leuze Pty. Ltd. (Australia) subsidiary and acquisition of Meltec
2002Foundation of the subsidiary Leuze electronic Co., Ltd. in South Korea
2004Establishing a sales presence in Shanghai/China
2006Foundation of Leuze electronic Trading (Shenzhen) Co., Limited (China)
2007Opening of the R&D center of Leuze electronic Inc. in Rochester, USA
2008Foundation of the Leuze electronic San.ve.Tic,Ltd.Sti. subsidiary (Turkey)
2009Integration of Leuze lumiflex GmbH+Co.KG into Leuze electronic GmbH+Co.KG.
Foundation of the two subsidiaries Leuze electronic Scandinavia Aps in Denmark and Leuze electronic limited in Hong Kong
2012Foundation of the Leuze electronic Pvt Ltd. subsidiary (India)
2015Foundation of the Leuze electronic Pty. Ltd. (Australia) and the Leuze electronic Singapore Pte. Ltd. subsidiaries