SONNENBURG ELECTRONIC AG

History

The history of our traditional company begins in the 1940s. Continuous development and innovation as well as a sound portion of ambition made us to what we are now: Your reliable partner for worldwide warning systems.

History

Historic milestones

For over 65 years, the name SONNENBURG stands for premium quality. We successfully develop and produce state-of-the-art electronic sirens, including accessories, software and hardware. Our customers are distributed worldwide.

Read more about our company history which tells you how a one man enterprise of the 40s became an internationally, successfully corporation...

1948

Foundation of the Funktechnischen Labors (FTL) by Ernst Falkner von Sonnenburg at the 20.12.1948 in Eggenfelden, Bavaria, Germany. Main area is the trade and repair of radio and television devices. 

1950s

Development of radio systems for driving schools and for the private sector. 

1960s

Development of radio systems with selective calling (3 and 5 tones).

1970s

In the 1970s sirens were alerted via the fixed network. FTL develops radio receivers which are able to replace the landlline. Many renowned companies, operating in the radio area, are buying radio devices and receiver at FTL.

1980s

The Austrian region "Burgenland" sources receivers for siren alerting completely from FTL.

Development of an electronic solar siren for Belgium.

Continuous development and production of pheripheral devices such as alarm devices, alarm transmitter, radio status identification and alarm printer.

Development, construction and supply of ticket printer for Hungarian and Czech busses, consisting of more than 600 systems.

1989

Relocation into a bigger building.

Delivery of the first process-controlled siren control receiver. 

1990

Rebranding of the Funktechnischen Labors (FTL) into SONNENBURG ELEKTRONIK GmbH at 01.07.1990.

Pilot project Belgium: Nationwide equipment of Belgium with electronic  sirens and siren control centres (At the moment more than 600 sirens are operating).

2000

Rebranding of SONNENBURG ELEKTRONIK GmbH into SONNENBURG ELECTRONIC AG.

2004

Roland Westenkirchner takes over our company SONNENBURG ELECTRONIC AG as CEO. Modernisation of the production line and augmentation of the goods issuing.

2005

Introduction of the SMSA 500: Development of a device for additional alerting of fire fighters and rescue forces via the GSM network.

2010

Foundation of the SONNENBURG HOLDING GmbH.

2010

Foundation of the Lithuanian company SONNENBURG LT UAB.

2010

Foundation of the SONNENBURG SWISS AG.

2011

Worldwide delivery of mass warning and mass notification systems into 25 countries.

SONNENBURG HOLDING GmbH - Eggenfelden work Lauterbachstraße 45 84307 Eggenfelden Germany work +49 (0)8721 9588-0 fax +49 (0)8721 9588-60 sonnenburg.de 48.3985637 12.7499494
SONNENBURG ELECTRONIC AG - Eggenfelden work Lauterbachstraße 45 84307 Eggenfelden Germany work +49 (0)8721 9588-0 fax +49 (0)8721 9588-60 sonnenburg.de 48.3985637 12.7499494
SONNENBURG SWISS AG - Uzwil work Bahnhofstraße 108 9240 Uzwil Austria work +41 (0)719 556 420 fax +41 (0)719 556 421 sonnenburg.de 47.4396601 9.136099
SONNENBURG LT UAB - Vilnius work Gedimino str. 34 01104 Vilnius Austria work +370 (0)5212 2161 fax +370 (0)5212 2161 sonnenburg.de 54.6880737 25.2735535
Nithin RS Electroman LLC - Muscat work PO Box 82, PC 111 Muscat Austria work +968 99878 414 fax +968 24510 315 sonnenburg.de 48.3985637 12.7499494
Darülaceze Cad. Famas İş Merkezi - Okmeydanı-ISTANBUL work A Blok 43/3 34381 Okmeydanı-ISTANBUL Austria work +90 212 320 64 80 fax +90 212 320 67 73 sonnenburg.de
Atikon work Kornstraße 4 4060 Leonding Austria work +43 732 611266 0 fax +43 732 611266 20 www.atikon.com 48.260229 14.257369