Milestones of a more than 100 year old success story
Oskar Rüegg AG has decided to produce stamping parts in Bulgaria for further projects as well. Herewith we are able to offer you the whole business activities in Bulgaria
In the middle of the year, 51.89% of the voters in the United Kingdom have elected to leave the European Union and the “Brexit” became reality.
The corporate management of the Oskar Rüegg AG passes into the hands of Gregor Häny.
The Swiss National Bank surprisingly stops the minimum rate of the Euro. The Euro depreciates massively against the Swiss franc.
Under the management of Gregor Häny, Oskar Rüegg undergoes comprehensive further development in Bulgaria and eventually presents itself as broadly diversified industrial service Provider.
A Mercedes of the S class masters the historical Bertha Benz Memorial Route over 100 km from Mannheim to Pforzheim as first autonomously driven land vehicle. It was this route which the pioneer selected for her first automobile long-distance trip back in 1888.
With the certification BG TS16949, Oskar Rüegg meets the strictest standards also in Bulgaria and is accepted into the circle of the “World-class Automotive Suppliers”.
The ash cloud of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull causes extensive disruption to European air traffic for days.
By the certification according to DIN ISO 14001, Oskar Rüegg implements a management system defining the most important standards for the interaction with the Environment.
The financial crisis reaches its climax worldwide. As a consequence, the oil price drops to a record low of US$ 33 per barrel.
After the death of Oskar Egon Rüegg, the company passes into the ownership of Häny-Rüegg. Under the management of Eduard Häny-Rüegg, the specialization on stamping-bending parts is implemented.
Also Switzerland fears an oil crisis and makes people leave their car at home on three Sundays.
Oskar Egon Rüegg takes over the company. Apart from the production of components for the textile machinery industry, stamping parts are manufactured for the first time.
Under the telling name “Mini”, a British small car is introduced to the market which will be much talked about for years.
Oskar Rüegg AG expands its business activities and moves to Pfäffikon SZ. As a novelty, commodities for weaving mills and bogie springs for railways are produced.
The US citizen Chester Carlson stuns the world with the first photocopy. Using wax plates and spores of ground-pine, a so called dry copy is generated.
Johann Rüegg manages the future of the company before passing it on to his successor Oskar Rüegg-Trüb.
The Dow Jones index falls to the historical low of 41.22 points during the world economic crisis.
Johann Rüegg opens his mechanical workshop in Feldbach. Next to the patron, four employees produce wire springs for the textile machinery industry.
Via a telecommunication cable connecting Paris to London through the English Channel, the first telephone call between the two metropolises takes place.