History

We are rising to our challenges – year by year.

Since its foundation Schuko has been an owner-managed family company. With the foundation of new locations and expansion of existing locations, we are following – particularly for our customers’ benefit – one of our ultimate ambitions: continuous and sustainable growth.

1967
Foundation of the sole proprietorship Heinz Schulte-Südhoff Lufttechnik in Müschen near Bad Laer in a former henhouse

1968
Transformation into H. Schulte-Südhoff GmbH

1981
Foundation of Schuko Heinz Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG in Bad Saulgau

1987
Foundation of Schuko Heinrich Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG in Knetzgau near Schweinfurt

1988 -1992
Extension of the factories in Bad Saulgau and Knetzgau by further production halls

1994
Foundation of Schuko Schulte-Südhoff Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Trebbin near Berlin
and of Schuko H.Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG in Kirchberg near Koblenz

2000
Showroom built in the Bad Saulgau factory

2007
Extension of the Trebbin production hall
Takeover of the business activities of Werner Schulz GmbH in Quickborn

2009
Extension of the production area in Bad Laer by 3,000 m²
Foundation of Schuko Polska Sp. z o.o. in Slésin/Poland

2010
Founding of the company Schuko Schulte-Südhoff GmbH und Co. KG in Quickborn near Hamburg

2014
Foundation of the factory LS-Automation GmbH in Bad Laer, Warendorfer Str. 7
Corporate purpose is the development, manufacture and marketing of electrical systems and components, in particular for the mechanical and plant engineering in Germany and abroad.

2015
Moving of the Schuko Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG in the newly built business location in the Pascalstraße 22, continue in Quickborn.

2016
Foundation of Schuko International GmbH & Co. KG in Trebbin near Berlin
Renaming Schuko subsidiaries in:
Schuko Bad Saulgau GmbH & Co. KG (formerly Schuko Heinz Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG)
Schuko Kirchberg GmbH & Co. KG (formerly Schuko H. Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG)
Schuko Trebbin GmbH & Co. KG (formerly Schuko Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG)
Schuko Quickborn GmbH & Co. KG (formerly Schuko Schulte-Südhoff GmbH & Co. KG)
Foundation of airney GmbH & Co. KG in Bad Laer

2017
New road name for Schuko Trebbin and Schuko International: from "Gewerbegebiet / Zossener Str. 4" to "Heinrich-Schulte-Südhoff-Str. 1"