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)
Léo Apotheker
(Vice-Chairman and Lead Director)[1]:6
Products Include programmable logic controllers, sensors, variable-frequency drives, uninterruptible power supplies, circuit breakers, switchgear, switchboards, motor controllers
Revenue
  • Increase 24,900 million (2014)
  • €23,400 million (2013)[1]:7
  • Decrease€2,896 million (2014)
  • €3,039 million (2013)[1]:177
Profit
  • Increase€1,941 million (2014)
  • €1,888 million (2013)[1]:8
Total assets
  • Increase€41,158 million (2014)
  • €37,349 million (2013)[1]:186
Total equity
  • Increase€20,151 million (2014)
  • €17,593 million (2013)[1]:187
Number of employees
167,124[1]:8 (2014)
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
Footnotes / references
Annual Report 2014[1]

Schneider Electric SE 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.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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
1988 Télémécanique Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers, switchgear and sensors France [4]
1990 Federal Pioneer Limited Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers, switchgear and transformers Canada [5][6]
1991 Square D Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers, switchgear and transformers USA [7]
1992 Merlin Gérin Manufacturer of electrical circuit breakers and transformers France [8]
2000 Crouzet Automatismes Automation components France [9]
2000 Positec Stepper / servo motors Germany [9]
2000 Nu-Lec Industries Switchgear and controls Australia [10]
2001 PDL Domestic and industrial electrical hardware New Zealand [11][12]
2002 Digital Electronics Corporation HMI Japan [13]
2003 CDI Power Power systems automation Brazil [14]
June 2003 TAC Building automation and control Sweden [15]
December 2003 MGE UPS Systems (merged with APC in 2007) Power supplier USA [16]
2004 Clipsal Wiring Australia [17]
March 2004 Kavlico Pressure sensors USA [18]
May 2004 Andover Controls Building automation and security USA [19]
June 2005 ABS EMEA Building automation UK [20]
June 2005 Juno Lighting Lighting USA [21]
July 2005 BEI Technologies Customized sensors USA [22]
2006 AEM S.A. Ultra terminal Spain [23]
2006 OVA Bargellini Ultra terminal Italy [23]
2006 Merten Ultra terminal Germany [23]
2006 Citect SCADA and MES automation software Australia [24]
February 2007 APC Power backup and protection and electrical distribution USA [25]
October 2007 Pelco Video security USA [26]
July 2009 Conzerv Systems Power monitoring India [27]
July 2009 Meher Capacitors Power factor correction India [28]
March 2010 Zicom Security Systems Security systems India [29]
April 2010 SCADAgroup SCADA and control systems Australia [30]
December 2010 Areva T&D Transmission & distribution Europe [31]
2010 Andromeda Telematics Integrated control solutions UK [32]
March 2011 Summit Energy Energy management USA [33]
April 2011 Digilink Network connectivity products India [34]
May 2011 APW President Systems Enclosure systems India [35]
May 2011 Luminous Power inverters India [36]
June 2011 Telvent Real-time information management systems Spain [37]
June 2011 Viconics Electroncs BMS products Canada [38]
August 2011 7-Technologies Software for simulation and optimization of water/electricity networks and industrial processes Denmark [39]
December 2011 Viridity Data center management software USA [40]
May 2012 M&C Energy Group Energy procurement and sustainability services UK [41]
September 2012 SolveIT Software Planning and scheduling software Australia [42]
January 2014 Invensys Multinational engineering and information technology company UK [43]
January 2014 AST Modular Prefabricated Modular Data Centers company Spain [44]
September 2014 InStep Software Real-time performance management and predictive analytics software USA [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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  4. ^ "Telemecanique". Schneider-electric.fr. Retrieved 2015-03-07. 
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  7. ^ Square D
  8. ^ "Merlin Gerin". Schneider-electric.fr. Retrieved 2015-03-07. 
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  28. ^ Seema Singh (2009-08-06). "Schneider acquires Meher Capacitors". Livemint. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  29. ^ "Zicom to sell security units to Schneider for Rs 225 cr". The Times Of India. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  30. ^ [1][dead link]
  31. ^ "Alstom and Schneider for Areva T&D". World-nuclear-news.org. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  32. ^ "Andromeda is now Schneider Electric". Andromeda-telematics.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  33. ^ "Schneider Electric Acquires". Summit Energy. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  34. ^ "Smartlink Network sells Digilink to Schneider for Rs 503 cr". The Times Of India. 1 April 2011. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  35. ^ "Schneider Electric acquires 75 pc stake in APW President Systems". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  36. ^ "Schneider to acquire 74 % stake in Luminous Power". The Hindu. 31 May 2011. 
  37. ^ "Telvent and Schneider Electric join forces to improve efficiency of mission critical infrastructures". Schneider Electric SE. 2011-09-02. Retrieved 2015-05-01. 
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  39. ^ [3][dead link]
  40. ^ "Schneider snags Viridity to see how many watts servers suck". Gigaom. 2011-12-20. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  41. ^ "Schneider Electric acquires M&C Energy Group and strengthens its capability to respond to fast growing demand for energy management services". Schneider Electric SE. 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2015-05-01. 
  42. ^ "SolveIT Software is now Schneider Electric". Solveitsoftware.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  43. ^ "Schneider Electric completes the acquisition of Invensys and creates a unique player in Industry Automation". Schneider Electric SE. 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2015-05-01. 
  44. ^ [4][dead link]
  45. ^ "Schneider Electric Agrees to Acquire InStep Software". Schneider Electric Software, LLC. 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2015-05-01. 
  46. ^ Quigley, Carroll (1966). Tragedy And Hope. New York: Macmillan. p. 518. ISBN 0-945001-10-X. 
  47. ^ "History Of Schneider Electric". Schneider-electric.com. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  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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