Key events in
our success story
Restructuring of the management level
As of June 1st, 2021 the long-standing Managing Director, Mr. Dirk Heesen, will take over the sole management of SWR.
He will be supported by a management circle consisting of the 3 authorised signatories – Mr. Florian Mäder, Mr. Falk Lipp and Mr. Carsten Lobsien.
Change in Executive Management, Walter Herlitschke goes into well-deserved retirement. Christian Albert replaces him and takes over executive management together with Dirk Heesen
Celebration of SWR’s 50th anniversary
The first liquid soil system installed, an innovative technology for terminating construction pits, the RAL quality mark awarded by RAL Gütegemeinschaft Flüssigboden e.V.
Professional expertise expanded after four lineworkers qualify for voltage levels up to 30 kV to meet customer requirements
Branches established in Nuremberg and Munich
A safety, health and environmental protection management system introduced with corresponding SCC** certification
Company purchases the premises it is renting at Intzestrasse 14–16 in Frankfurt am Main
Restructuring and introduction of an EN ISO 9001 quality management system to handle more complex construction activities. SWR gradually evolves into a medium-sized company which increasingly operates across regions
Branches established in Brandenburg and Thuringia
Service portfolio expanded to include underground cable line construction
First district heating supply pipelines are built
Existing office building remodelled a new workshop built to match company's growth
Participated in construction of gas supply in South and East Westphalia. SWR continues on course for growth
Becomes member of German Pipeline Construction Association
Receives DDVGW approval to build gas pipelines made of cast-iron and steel pipes of all nominal sizes and for all pressures in any connection type and W 1 to construct water pipelines and asbestos cement pipes in all nominal sizes and for all pressures.
Shareholders Hochtief AG (45%), Mainova AG (29,9%) and Entega AG (25,1%) found SWR, Südwestdeutsche Rohrleitungsbau GmbH, on 21 April 1965