Company history

1949      Company formation in Zofingen: "Hans Schmid, Glastechnische Werkstätte und Glimmlampenfabrikation" 
1960 Relocation to the new company building at Grünmattstrasse 4 in Oftringen
1978 Enlargement of the storage capacity and construction of new demonstration areas
1980 Enlargement of the production and administration area
1982  New name: "SCHMIZO AG Laboratoriums- und Wassertechnik"
(SCHMIZO AG Laboratory and Water Technology)
Entry into the swimming pool business
1989  Takeover of SCHMIZO AG by sons Alfred and Kurt Schmid
1993 Takeover of SCHMIZO AG by Kurt Schmid
2008  Sale of the swimming pool department to the company ALPHA-POOL GmbH
2010 Succession planning and sale of SCHMIZO AG to Ernst Schneeberger
2011  Takeover of operational management by Ernst Schneeberger
Adjustment of production and sale of Schmizo water refiner “Fiwamat”
2012  Acquisition and integration of the company "UNI-GLAS Glasbläserei Kägi"
2014  Expansion of the machine park for mechanical glass processing
2017 Acquisition and integration of the company "TRABOLD & CO. AG" in Bern
2019 Expansion of the presence in the canton Valais; Takeover of the business activities of the company "Verrerie Bagnoud" in Collombey
2020 Enlargement of the production site in Oftringen
2020 Takeover of the business activities, the machinery and the staff of the company "Glastechnik Rahm GmbH” in Muttenz

Facts and figures

 Address SCHMIZO AG, Grünmattstrasse 4, 4665 Oftringen
 Legal form Joint-stock company (share capital CHF 100'000)
 Owner Ernst Schneeberger
 Customer sectors 35% Research and development
65% Industry
Workforce in 9 qualified glass equipment makers
production 1 qualified mechanic
  3 technical employees