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1880

1880: Invention of the light bulb

Edison receives the patent N°223898 for the incandescent lamp

1910

1910: Foundation of Hoffmeister GmbH

Foundation of the company by Wilhelm Hoffmeister

1914

1914: Start of the production

First production facility (for electrical switchgear) in Lüdenscheid

1930

1930: Trade show Leipzig

Hoffmeister booth at the Leipzig trade fair

1938

1938: Start of the serial production of the fluorescent lamp

GE acquires Germers patent for fluorescent lamps and starts their serial production

1939

1939: Production of fluorescent lamps

Hoffmeister produces first luminaires based on fluorescent lamps

1947

1947: Trade show Hanover

Hanover Fair - first participation in a fair after the war

1980

1980: The discharge lamp becomes the standard

After its development in 1961, the discharge lamp was widely used in the lighting industry from the 1980s onwards

2010

2010: New orientation of the company

Hoffmeister under new leadership. Impressive sign of the company's reorientation at the Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt

2011

2011: Development offensive

Hoffmeister launches development offensive in the field of LED lights and new technologies

2014

2014: The company Sill Leuchten GmbH becomes a subsidiary

Sill Leuchten GmbH in Berlin becomes a member of the Hoffmeister Group

2018

2018: Merger to form the company group SHS

Hoffmeister and Sill merge to form SHS Lighting, the European specialist for technical lighting

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