Present - 2007

Accompanying the visionaries of Tomorrow


United Kingdom: Schréder wins a Smart City prize in London, reflecting how smart lighting technology is key when it comes to enabling connectivity in the city of tomorrow


Owlet IoT Launch: introduces a plug and play control platform that connects light, sensors and urban infrastructure


Schréder is the first to create an interactive luminaire that enables WiFi connectivity, EV charging, and other options bringing people closer to each other and their environment


United States: Schréder inaugurates a decade of connectivity in lighting by installing 22,000 LuCo-PD controllers in San Jose, California


LED Generation: development of a complete range of LED luminaires

2007 - 1985

Partnering with Cities Worldwide


Croatia: Schréder installs LEDs in an urban lighting context as the LED Generation kicks off - a world first in a urban lighting context, a world first in Split, Croatia's second largest city along the Adriatic Sea


Italy: Schréder lights the Coliseum in Rome while optimising photometry throughout 2000s


Strategic expansion: Schréder expands into new markets by acquiring businesses in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and South Africa to consolidate its foothold in Europe, and emerging markets


Schréder selected because of its engineering expertise to light the Channel Tunnel: 35,000 luminaires under the sea connecting the U.K. and Europe


France: Schréder partners with architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte to light the Champs-Elysées, marking a successful move into the design market that defines lighting throughout the 1990s

1985 - 1958

Adventuring Outwards and Pushing Global Boundaries


Schréder revolutionises long-term tightness levels by inventing the SealSafe® system


Hungary, Ukraine: Schréder becomes the first industrial company to develop in the former Eastern bloc


Ecuador, Bolivia: after establishing itself in Colombia in 1955, Schréder keeps pushing geographic horizons and enters the Ecuadorian and Bolivian markets


Schréder launches the Saturn, heralding future urban lighting ranges by coupling photometry and design


Schréder introduces the Z range, marking the beginning of tightness standards for water and dust across the industry with over 2 million models sold


France: Schréder lights up Paris Orly Airport as the aviation boom takes off, including the main ring and exit roads

1958 - 1907

Exploring electricity at the turn of the century


Brussels World Fair: Given its expertise in working with aluminium, Schréder is called upon to polish Brussels's acclaimed Atomium, playing a pivotal role in creating the structure for the World Fair, dubbed Expo 58


First laboratory worldwide with a two-angle reflectometer permitting Schréder to measure the characteristics of road surfaces so as to distribute light in most efficient manner. This made us a pioneer in luminance lighting calculations.


France: Schréder's first expansion outside Belgium and the year it develops the iconic PQ range luminaire with reflectors of electropolished aluminium


Belgium: Schréder launches its industrial lighting branch outside Liège, the historic centre of Europe's industrial revolution and once home to multiple steel and coal giants


Belgium: Schréder develops a variety of electronic technologies, including electronic boxes and panel boards


Belgium: Workshops of Jules Schréder and Co. founded in midst of the first industrial revolution