2017

Röthlisberger Kollektion celebrates its 40th anniversary.

 

2017

Beat Röthlisberger joins the executive board.

 

2015

With the installation of an extensive solar panel system throughout all company buildings, the power demand is covered by solar energy. In combination with an on-site heating facility that runs on production waste, Röthlisberger has taken another step towards a fully energy independent production.

 

2013

Etage by Moritz Schmid wins the Design Price Switzerland in the category Furniture Design. He also wins the federal design Award with ETAGE and is nominated for the iF Design Award 2014.

 

2013

After 20 years of dedicated work for Röthlisberger Kollektion, Jürg Scheidegger leaves the company and passes on the profit centre to Jan Röthlisberger. Jan Röthlisberger is accepted into the executive board of Röthlisberger Schreinerei AG.

 

2009

Opening of new planning, engineering and co-ordinating office in New York – Founding of Rothlisberger LLC.

 

2007

The 8th edition of the Röthlisberger Kollektion is launched and wins an iF Gold Award for the Allumette table as well as an iF Product Award each for the At-At writing desk, Bank Plus, Paravent Plus and Garderobe Plus.

 

2002

The Torsio chair – the product made in the largest numbers – is presented as part of the 7th edition. It wins the iF Top Ten Award.

 

1998

Röthlisberger Engineering is expanded, incorporating the latest CAD technology to provide specialized planning and development solutions for architects. The Shell cabinet wins various international design prices including the iF Top Ten award in Hanover.

 

1997

In celebration of the 6th edition of the Röthlisberger Kollektion the company introduces entirely new CI branding. At the same time substantial investment is made in renewing machinery and increasing production capacity.

 

1994

Röthlisberger Kollektion is presented at the first joint staging of Forum 8 (8 owner-managed Swiss manufacturers) in the Galerie Jamileh Weber in Zurich.

 

1992

The Piedestal chest of drawers evolved from Hans Eichenberger,s birthday card for Ernst Röthlisberger – 7 steps to his 70th.

 

1989

Transition from Ernst Röthlisberger & Co. to Röthlisberger Schreinerei AG.

 

1987

The computer is introduced and the first CNC-aided machining centre is established.

 

1984

First exhibition for Röthlisberger Kollektion in Milan.

 

1982

From the 3rd edition and is still a classic: Schubladenstapel. Design: Susi and Ueli Berger.

 

1977

The 1st edition of the Röthlisberger Kollektion is produced. It consists of 31 items of furniture, designed by Susi and Ueli Berger, Hans Eichenberger, Trix and Robert Haussmann, Teo Jakob, Koni Ochsner and Ueli Wieser.

 

1951

Founding of Soltermann und Röthlisberger Möbel und Bauschreinerei. Switch of company focus to furniture production and interior fit-outs. Purchase of first car.

 

1928

Gottfried Soltermann (born 22.05.1887) starts carpentry and joinery business in Gümligen employing one apprentice.