SIROCCO Company History
SIROCCO moves into the new headquarters in Vienna’s 23rd district, Adamovichgasse 3
Market launch of ventilation and fire dampers to be used in metro tunnels and stations.
Manufacturing of tube heat exchangers at SIROCCO in Vienna
Development of a damper range for industrial application, sales launch for the fields of mining, process industry and ventilation systems.
Acquisition of SIROCCO by the SCHAKO Holding Switzerland, integration into to the SCHAKO Group
Production of cooling units for electric drive of Vienna’s U6 new underground trains
Founding of SIROCCO Polska in Zabrze as a manufacturing facility for industrial fans and ventilation dampers
Development of cooling units for electric drive of Vienna’s low-floor-trams ULF
Start of manufacturing of smoke exhaust and ventilation louver dampers for roads and railway tunnels
Takeover of the company Simon with all business activities, manufacturing and sales of heat exchangers, industrial fans and filter systems.
Takeover of 50 % of all shares each by the CEOs Franz Gegenbauer and Hans Christian Metz
Acquisition of SIROCCO by the family Otto Sweceny
Start of manufacturing industrial fans in Vienna
Closing of a license deal by White, Child & Beney with Davidson & Comp. covering production and sales rights of SIROCCO industrial fans
Start of sales of SIROCCO centrifugal and axial fans in Vienna
Invention of the multi blade rotor by Davidson & Comp. in Belfast. This marks the birth of the SIROCCO FORWARD BLADED CENTRIFUGAL FAN as well as the brand SIROCCO
Founding of the Viennese subsidiary of the British company White, Child & Beney for trading with machines and technical articles