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Schmidt Electronics Group has been dedicating itself to providing the technologically advanced products and innovative solutions to customers for over 110 years in Asia. This steadfast commitment to the stakeholders and communities has made it earn a reputable name and stay at competitive edge up until today.


Historical Timeline

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  1896
Mr. Paul Schmidt first founded the Schmidt Group of Companies under the name of Schmidt Shoten in Tokyo, selling German medical and laboratory equipment in the Far East.

  1911
The first office opened in Beijing, becoming the headquarters in China. Additional branches were opened across nation.

  1931
The first Hong Kong branch opened in the most modern office building at that time.

  1953
Schmidt & Co., (Hong Kong) Limited re-registered in Hong Kong, becoming head office of Schmidt Group of Companies, selling Leica camera, scientific and medical equipment for Far East.

  1960's
The Group diversified its product portfolio to electronic, industrial and computer related product lines, which now form a major part of the Schmidt Group.

  1968
Schmidt Scientific Taiwan Ltd. established in Taipei.

  1969
Acquired Schmidt Scientific (Malaysia).

  1971
Korea Schmidt Co., Ltd. formed in Seoul.

  1974
Schmidt Scientific (Pte) Ltd. founded in Singapore. Schmidt Scientific SDN. BHD founded in Malaysia.

  1976
C. V. Schmidt Mitra Indonesia formed in Jakarta.

  1979
Schmidt & Co., (Hong Kong) Ltd. participated in the Group's first exhibition in PRC in Guangzhou and set up service centres in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

  1980
Electronic Scientific Engineering inaugurated in Hong Kong.

  1985
TechTrend Ltd. formed in Hong Kong.

  1990
Schmidt Scientific (Thailand) Ltd. established in Bangkok.

  1992
Schmidt Vietnam & Co., Ltd. founded with the major investment of three-tower technology building and the Hanoi International Technology Centre.

  1993
Schmidt Representative offices established in Shanghai & Guangzhou.

  1994
Schmidt Representative office established in Chengdu.

  1995
Schmidt Tower opened in Vietnam.

  2000
Advanced DrillTest (Dongguan) Ltd. inaugurated in China
Advanced DrillTest Ltd, G-Tech (HK) Ltd, Schmidt Components Asia Ltd. established in Hong Kong
Schmidt Components Asia Ltd. Korea Branch formed
Schmidt (Philippines) Ltd. established
Schmidt Components Singapore (Pte) Ltd. and GigaWaveTech (Pte) Ltd. formed in Singapore
G-Tech (HK) Ltd. Taiwan Branch established

  2001
Group Restructuring into three independent enterprises:
Schmidt Electronics Asia Ltd.
Schmidt BioMedTech Asia Ltd.
Schmidt Marketing Asia Ltd.

  Present
Schmidt Electronics Asia Ltd. restructured and subsequently formed Schmidt Electronics Group to rapidly and continuously develop in the high-technology hardware and software industries.





Photo Gallery

Schmidt & Co. in Beijing, 1929
 
Schmidt & Co. in Beijing, 1943
 
Schmidt & Co. in Shanghai, 1945
 
Alexandra House, Hong Kong, 1956-65
(Source: HKSAR Government)
 
Great Eagle Centre, Hong Kong, 1984-1997
 
Taikoo Place, Hong Kong, 1997-2006
 
Citicorp Centre, Hong Kong, 2006-2012
 
Sing Tao News Corp Bldg, Hong Kong, 2012-Present
 
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