Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric SE
Societas Europaea
Traded as EuronextSU
Industry Electrical equipment
Founded 1836, incorporated 1981
Headquarters Rueil-Malmaison, France
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Jean-Pascal Tricoire (Chairman and CEO)
Henri Lachmann (Vice-Chairman and Lead Director)
Products Include programmable logic controllers, sensors, variable-frequency drives, uninterruptible power supplies, circuit breakers, switchgear, switchboards, motor controllers
Revenue 23.946 billion (2012)[1]
€2.866 billion (2012)[1]
Profit €1.840 billion (2012)[1]
Total assets €36.156 billion (2012)[1]
Total equity €16.642 billion (2012)[1]
Owner Capital Group Companies (9.4%)[2]
Number of employees
152,384 (2012)[1]
Subsidiaries invensys, SolveIT Software, APC, Areva T&D, BEI Technologies, Cimac, Citect, Clipsal, ELAU, Federal Pioneer, Juno Lighting, Merlin Gerin, Merten, Modicon PLC, Nu-Lec Industries, PDL Group, Power Measurement, Square D, TAC, Telemecanique, Telvent, Gutor Electronic LLC, Zicom,Summit
Website schneider-electric.com

Schneider Electric SE (EuronextSU) is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Head office[edit]

Schneider Electric has had its head office in the Trianon site in Rueil-Malmaison, France since 2000.[3][4] The current headquarters, also located in Rueil Malmaison and known as the Hive, previously housed Schneider subsidiary Télémécanique, while the parent company occupied a site in Boulogne-Billancourt.[4]

Acquisitions[edit]

Acquisition date Company Business Country Source
1988 Télémécanique Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers, switchgear and sensors France [5]
1990 Federal Pioneer Limited Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers, switchgear and transformers Canada [6][7]
1991 Square D Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers, switchgear and transformers USA [8]
1992 Merlin Gérin Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers and transformers France [9]
2000 Crouzet Automatismes Automation components France [10]
2000 Positec Stepper / servo motors Germany [10]
2000 Nu-Lec Industries Switchgear and controls Australia [11]
2001 PDL Domestic and industrial electrical hardware New Zealand [12][13]
2002 Digital Electronics Corporation HMI Japan [14]
2003 CDI Power Power systems automation Brazil [15]
June 2003 TAC Building automation and control Sweden [16]
December 2003 MGE UPS Systems (merged with APC in 2007) Power supplier USA [17]
2004 Clipsal Wiring Australia [18]
March 2004 Kavlico Pressure sensors USA [19]
May 2004 Andover Controls Building automation and security USA [20]
June 2005 ABS EMEA Building automation UK [21]
June 2005 Juno Lighting Lighting USA [22]
July 2005 BEI Technologies Customized sensors USA [23]
2006 AEM S.A. Ultra terminal Spain [24]
2006 OVA Bargellini Ultra terminal Italy [24]
2006 Merten Ultra terminal Germany [24]
2006 Citect SCADA and MES automation software Australia [25]
February 2007 APC Power backup and protection and electrical distribution USA [26]
October 2007 Pelco Video security USA [27]
July 2009 Conzerv Systems Power monitoring India [28]
July 2009 Meher Capacitors Power factor correction India [29]
March 2010 Zicom Security Systems Security systems India [30]
April 2010 SCADAgroup SCADA and control systems Australia [31]
December 2010 Areva T&D Transmission & distribution Europe [32]
2010 Andromeda Telematics Integrated control solutions UK [33]
March 2011 Summit Energy Energy management USA [34]
April 2011 Digilink Network connectivity products India [35]
May 2011 APW President Systems Enclosure systems India [36]
May 2011 Luminous Power inverters India [37]
June 2011 Telvent Real-time information management systems Spain [38]
June 2011 Viconics Electroncs BMS products Canada [39]
August 2011 7-Technologies Software for simulation and optimization of water/electricity networks and industrial processes Denmark [40]
December 2011 Viridity Data center management software USA [41]
May 2012 M&C Energy Group Energy procurement and sustainability services UK [42]
September 2012 SolveIT Software Planning and scheduling software Australia [43]
January 2014 Invensys Multinational engineering and information technology company UK [44]
January 2014 AST Modular Prefabricated Modular Data Centers company Spain [45]

History[edit]

The roots of this company are in the iron, steel, and armaments factories of Schneider-Creusot[46] and other industrial concerns.[47] In 2014 Schneider Electric advertised a cooperation with German power supplier RWE.[48]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  8. ^ Square D
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  22. ^ "Juno Lightning : Schneider Electric enhances its position in the US" (PDF). Schneider-electric.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
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  30. ^ "Zicom to sell security units to Schneider for Rs 225 cr". The Times Of India. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
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  32. ^ "Alstom and Schneider for Areva T&D". World-nuclear-news.org. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  33. ^ "Andromeda is now Schneider Electric". Andromeda-telematics.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  34. ^ "Schneider Electric Acquires". Summit Energy. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  35. ^ "Smartlink Network sells Digilink to Schneider for Rs 503 cr". The Times Of India. 1 April 2011. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  36. ^ "Schneider Electric acquires 75 pc stake in APW President Systems". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  37. ^ "Schneider to acquire 74 % stake in Luminous Power". The Hindu. 31 May 2011. 
  38. ^ "Telvent is now Schneider Electric". Telvent.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
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  48. ^ "Schneider Electric and RWE join forces in electric mobility market for charging infrastructure solutions". Rwe-mobility.com. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 

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