Our history in the Philippines

From the first independent commercial representative to a global technology powerhouse­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Milestones of business development


Siemens & Halske (S&H) is represented by Germann & Co., Zurich and Manila



S&H appoints representatives of Künzle & Streif AG to sell its products in the Philippines



Machinery and Engineering (Mesma) is appointed to represent S&H and Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW)



Manila Electric Company’s Gardner II power station goes into operation. Siemens supplies a 300 MW steam turbine set and four other turbine sets with a combined capacity of 1,000 MW



Siemens concludes a contract of agency with Engineering Equipment, Inc.



Hospitalia, a partly owned subsidiary of Siemens, supplies and installs all of the medical equipment for the cardiac center in Quezon City



Siemens concludes a contract of agency with Maschinen & Technik Inc. (MATEC)



Siemens supplies eight synchronous generators with a total capacity of 64 MW for two floating power stations near the Philippine island of Cebu



A joint venture, Electronic Telephone Systems Industries, Inc. (ETSI), is formed for the production of advanced Siemens communications systems in the Philippines



A Regional Company is formed under the name Siemens, Inc., Manila. Two years later, it is transformed into a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG



An order is won to build the first combined cycle power plant in the Philippines, in Santa Rita, in the Batangas Province. The plant begins operation in 2000


Inauguration of the same type of combined cycle power plant in San Lorenzo



Siemens installs a new signaling system for the light rail line in Manila and wins follow-up contracts for expanding the line capacity



Siemens supplies Eagle Cement, a new player in the local cement industry, with innovative plant automation solutions



Siemens, Inc. Philippines appoints its first Asian CEO



Siemens equips Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital (OLLHI) in the Philippines with imaging systems for mammography and digital radiography



Siemens builds the country’s first Hybrid Operating Room in the Philippine Heart Center



Siemens receives its first wind power order from the Philippines; the company is to supply 81 MW turbines for the Caparispisan project in Pagudpud



Siemens is awarded the contract for the construction and operation of the most-efficient combined cycle power plant in Southeast Asia, San Gabriel, with a capacity of 414 MW