The founding years

1937: How it all began

On 16th January 1937, the company “Fritz-Schäfer – fabrikmäßige Herstellung von Blechwaren aller Art” was officially registered in Burbach. Over the next 80 years the company would grow to become a global corporate group: SSI SCHAEFER.

1939: The initial success

The company was so successful that the first large production hall had to be added. By 1940 the company already had 20 employees.