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Schneider Electric Industries s.a.s
Type Société Anonyme
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,[disambiguation needed] motor controllers
Revenue 23.946 billion (2012)[1]
Operating income €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]
Employees 152,384 (2012)[1]
Subsidiaries 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 SA (EuronextSU) is a France-based 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.[2][3] 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.[3]

Acquisitions[edit]

Acquisition date Company Business Country Source
2000 Crouzet Automatismes Automation components France [4]
2000 Positec Stepper / servo motors Germany [4]
2001 PDL Domestic and industrial electrical hardware New Zealand [5][6]
June 2003 TAC Building automation and control Sweden [7]
December 2003 MGE UPS Systems (merged with APC in 2007) Power supplier USA [8]
2004 Clipsal Wiring Australia [9]
March 2004 Kavlico Pressure sensors USA [10]
May 2004 Andover Controls Building automation and security USA [11]
June 2005 ABS EMEA Building automation UK [12]
June 2005 Juno Lighting Lighting USA [13]
July 2005 BEI Technologies Customized sensors USA [14]
2006 AEM S.A. Ultra terminal Spain [15]
2006 OVA Bargellini Ultra terminal Italy [15]
2006 Merten Ultra terminal Germany [15]
2006 Citect SCADA and MES automation software Australia [16]
February 2007 APC Power backup and protection and electrical distribution USA [17]
October 2007 Pelco Video security USA [18]
July 2009 Conzerv Systems Power monitoring India [19]
July 2009 Meher Capacitors Power factor correction India [20]
March 2010 Zicom Security Systems Security systems India [21]
April 2010 SCADAgroup SCADA and control systems Australia [22]
December 2010 Areva T&D Transmission & distribution Europe [23]
2010 Andromeda Telematics Integrated control solutions UK [24]
March 2011 Summit Energy Energy management USA [25]
April 2011 Digilink Network connectivity products India [26]
May 2011 APW President Systems Enclosure systems India [27]
May 2011 Luminous Power inverters India [28]
June 2011 Telvent Real-time information management systems Spain [29]
June 2011 Viconics Electroncs BMS products Canada [30]
August 2011 7-Technologies Software for simulation and optimization of water/electricity networks and industrial processes Denmark [31]
December 2011 Viridity Data center management software USA [32]
May 2012 M&C Energy Group Energy procurement and sustainability services UK [33]
September 2012 SolveIT Software Planning and scheduling software Australia [34]
January 2014 Invensys Multinational engineering and information technology company UK [35]

History[edit]

The roots of this company are in the iron, steel, and armaments factories of Schneider-Creusot[36] and other industrial concerns.[37]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Results 2012". Schneider Electric. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Privacy Policy." Schneider Electric. Retrieved on 8 July 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Schneider-Electric s'est installé chez une filiale." Schneider Electric. Retrieved on 8 July 2010.
  4. ^ a b http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/acq_102000_en.pdf
  5. ^ "Schneider completes PDL takeover". The New Zealand Herald. 22 June 2001. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Company". Schneider-Electric. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  7. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/PresTAC_june03_EN.pdf
  8. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/acquisition_en.pdf
  9. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/CLIO_EN_DEF.pdf
  10. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/Kavlico_pres_EN.ppt
  11. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/andover_pres_en.pdf
  12. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/abs_emea.pdf
  13. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/Pres_Juno.pdf
  14. ^ http://www2.schneider-electric.com/documents/presentation/en/local/2006/12/pres_bei_en.pdf
  15. ^ a b c "Ultra Terminal". Schneider Electric. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  16. ^ History of Citect. Schneider Electric. Retrieved on 2013-09-11.
  17. ^ Company. Apc.com. Retrieved on 2013-09-11.
  18. ^ Schneider Electric press releases. Schneider-electric.com (2007-10-17). Retrieved on 2013-09-11.
  19. ^ Schneider Electric Conzerv India Pvt. Ltd.: Private Company Information - Businessweek
  20. ^ Schneider acquires Meher Capacitors - Livemint
  21. ^ "Zicom to sell security units to Schneider for Rs 225 cr". The Times Of India. 6 March 2010. 
  22. ^ http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/Schneider-buys-Australias-SCADAgroup-for-185-mln-4GMDA?opendocument&src=rss[dead link]
  23. ^ Alstom and Schneider for Areva T&D
  24. ^ Andromeda is now Schneider Electric
  25. ^ Schneider Electric Acquires Summit Energy : Summit Energy
  26. ^ "Smartlink Network sells Digilink to Schneider for Rs 503 cr". The Times Of India. 1 April 2011. 
  27. ^ "Schneider Electric acquires 75 pc stake in APW President Systems". The Times Of India. 
  28. ^ "Schneider to acquire 74 % stake in Luminous Power". The Hindu. 31 May 2011. 
  29. ^ Telvent is now Schneider Electric
  30. ^ Viconics Electronics Inc. ~ Beyond Comfort
  31. ^ http://www.7t.dk/news/news/11-08-09/Press_release_Schneider_Electric_acquires_7-Technologies.aspx[dead link]
  32. ^ Schneider snags Viridity to see how many watts servers suck — Tech News and Analysis
  33. ^ Search for a Schneider Electric press and financial release. .schneider-electric.com (2012-05-04). Retrieved on 2013-09-11.
  34. ^ Schneider Electric Acquires SolveIT Software
  35. ^ Schneider Electric Completes Acquisition of Invensys Plc
  36. ^ Quigley, Carroll (1966). Tragedy And Hope. New York: Macmillan. p. 518. ISBN 0-945001-10-X. 
  37. ^ "History Of Schneider Electric". Retrieved 12 October 2012. 

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