History

1892 Founded by Heinrich Schmitz in Altenberge (D)
1935 Production of the first semitrailers and semitrailer container
1969 Expansion and setting up of the plant in Vreden (D)
1978 Opening of Export Division TRAILER ENGINEERING in Zug (CH)
1980 New development of the facilities in Altenberge (D) and Berlin (D)
1991 Takeover of the Harelaw plant (GB)
1997 Setting up of the Schmitz-Gotha facility (D)
1999 Satellite concept, facilities: Toddin (D), Panevžys (LT), Harelaw (GB)
2002 Saragossa plant (E)
2004: Trailerconnect: Trailer telematics provides a clear view of goods transport
2007: Own axle line production - added value lies in the own production process
2012: Transport chiller: Complete solution for temperature-controlled transport with own cooling device
2013: Production in Russia
2014: S.CS GENIOS: New generation of vehicles
2014: New production in China
2017: Van Bodies for the last mile
2017: Factory opening Turkey
2018: Founding of KUBIKx for the opening up of digital markets