Siemens Logo – Siemens AG is a multinational of origin German and dedicated to the telecommunications , the transport , the lighting , by Osram , medicine, finance, Electrical Equipment, Motors, Automation, Instrumentation Industrial and energy, among other areas of engineering .
The company was founded on October 12th of 1847 in an interior floor of the street Schöneberg No. 19, Berlin by Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske, under the name of Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske, from 1897, Siemens & Halske AG. In the late nineteenth century began to be built Siemensstadt in Berlin, a residential and industrial houses for their employees. In 1903, Siemens was founded Schuckertwerke. In 1919 he founded Osram GmbH, Siemens & Halske and three German groups carried out this action (including AEG). Osram shares are 100% Siemens AG today. In 1932, Siemens-Reiniger-founded Werke AG, which was dedicated to medicine. The company survived two world wars, the first by the action of the third son of Werner von Siemens, Carl Friedrich.
From 1966 known as Siemens AG, which was the union of Siemens & Halske, Siemens-Reiniger-Werke and Siemens-Schuckertwerke. This action was carried out under the command of Ernst von Siemens, Werner grandson. Employed at least 405,000 people in 2011.