Hasler AG Bern
Ascom Hasler AG
Société anonyme des
ateliers de Sécheron
Sécheron Hasler Group
First production of railway speedometer by Gustav Adolf Hasler in Bern, activity that became few years later Hasler AG.
The Hasler activity is taken over by ASCOM to become ASCOM Hasler AG.
Set-up by Alfred de Meuron of a small workshop for electrical appliances in an area of Geneva city called Sécheron.
First order of the company to manufacture electric tramways for the French city Clermond-Ferrand.
After several changes that the company took the name of Société Anonyme des Ateliers de Sécheron.
First delivery of 15kVac/162/3Hz locomotives to the Swiss national railway company.
First rectifiers manufactured for the DC power substations supplying Geneva tramways.
Manufacturing of the first DC circuit-breakers.
The company ''Société Anonyme des Atelier de Sécheron'' is taken over by the swiss BBC (Brown Bovery Corporation) to become then BBC-Sécheron.
Creation of Sécheron SA taking over the DC Traction Components and DC Traction Power Substation activities from ABB-Sécheron.
ABB-Sécheron focussed its activity on transformers.
Sécheron SA and ABB-Sécheron are completely different companies.
Acquisition of the Hasler activity “Speed measuring and data acquisition systems” from Ascom in Bern.
Vertical split of Sécheron SA into Sécheron SA (Components & Systems) and HaslerRail AG (Electronics)
Sécheron SA and HaslerRail AG are bought by Sécheron Hasler Holding owned by a group of industrial entrepreneurs based in Switzerland.
Creation of DAQO Sécheron Joint Venture in Yangzhong (China), dedicated to the manufacturing of DC traction power substation for the local market.
Creation of Sécheron China in Shanghai, dedicated to the production and after sales service of Components for the local market.
Creation of Sécheron Russia in Moscow, dedicated to the sales and after sales service of Sécheron Hasler Group for the local market as well as for the Comonwealth of Indepedent States (CIS).
Acquisition of Corrail, specialized in the design of infrared speed sensors for railway applications
In 2014, Sécheron Hasler Group has reinforced its local presence by setting up SECHERON ITALIA S.r.l in Milan.