SAT history

2018

Opening

Opening of a further production hall in Dägeling

2018

2017

Takeover/expansion

Acquisition of NKE Automation and portfolio expansion to include gluing cells and robotics

Expansion of the locations in Brazil (Goiana/Recife) and Italy (Turin)

2017

2015

Extension

Expansion of office space at the Dägeling site
2015

2014

Foundation

Foundation of the subsidiary SAT Sterling Fluid Systems LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2014

2011

Expansion, foundation, market launch

2011 Erweiterung der Fertigungs- und Montagehalle um zusätzliche 1000m² Inbetriebnahmefläche Gründung der Tochtergesellschaft SAT Fluid Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. mit Sitz in Shanghai Markteinführung der 4. Generation des SAT-VMC-Messsystems Auslieferung der ersten R1234yf Klimafüllanlage für den europäischen Markt
2011

2010

Change of ownership

Change of ownership – takeover of SAT Anlagentechnik by private investor group
2010

2009

Start of production

Start of production in the newly built production and assembly hall Market launch of the 3rd generation of the SAT-VMC measurement system
2009

2008

Production expansion

Production expansion – new construction of a production and assembly hall with 1400m² floor space in Dägeling
2008

2007

Lightest urea filling adapter

Development and installation of the world’s lightest urea filling adapter with multi-valve technology for filling in passenger car series production
2007

2006

CO2 filling system

Construction of the first CO2 filling system for the rework area of vehicle production. Used in the filling of car air conditioning systems in a research center of a leading global car manufacturer
2006

2005

Installation & Development

Installation of the first urea filling system for series production Development and installation of the first fuel filling adapter for 2 or 3 media
2005

2004

Opening China

Opening of the sales and service center in Shanghai (China).
2004

2001

Fully automatic refueling system

Installation of the first fully automatic refueling system
2001

2000

Relocation & new construction

New administration building with 1600m² office space in Dägeling near Hamburg Relocation of the company headquarters to Dägeling near Hamburg Market launch of the 3rd generation of the SAT BPT
2000

1990-2000

Before the turn of the millennium
90s

1999
Installation of the first filling system for car series production with automatic adapter positioning and de-adaptation for 4 media

Installation of the first system for mobile leak rate determination and leak testing of air conditioning systems (SAT AC Leak) in passenger car series production

1998
Development of the world’s first mobile leak tester (SAT AC Leak) for determining the leak rate of car air conditioning systems with integrated pressure drop measurement

1997
Market launch of the 2nd generation of the SAT BPT

1996
SAT Anlagentechnik is integrated into the Sterling Fluid System Group

Installation of the first brake pedal tester (SAT BPT) in passenger car series production

1995
Development of the first mobile, pneumatically operated brake pedal tester (SAT BPT)

Development and market launch of the world’s first PC-based vacuum and pressure measurement system for brake systems (SAT Vacuum Measurement Case – VMC)

Development and installation of the first filling adapter with integrated multi-valve and measurement technology

1990-2000

1970-1980

70s and 80s

1982
First supplier of vehicle filling technology for the Volkswagen joint venture Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) in China

1978
Installation of the first brake filling system with vacuum technology for passenger car series production

1976
Installation of the first brake filling system with vacuum technology for a research center of an automobile manufacturer

1974
Development of the degassing and drying process for the treatment of brake fluids

1973
Installation of the first radiator filling system for passenger car series production

1971
Spin-off of the plant engineering business unit from SIHI GmbH and renaming to SIHI Anlagentechnik GmbH (SAT) with headquarters in Itzehoe and production site in Tönning

1970-1980

1920 Foundation

1920

Foundation of the former parent company Siemen & Hinsch (SIHI GmbH) in St. Margarethen by the inventors of the side channel pump Otto Siemen and Johannes Hinsch
1920 Foundation