25th SETEX anniversary celebration

„Shaping the future together“ – this was the motto of the 25th anniversary celebration of SETEX. The company´s successful transformation from manufacturing the first industrial pc-based machine controller to a globally acting full-line provider of process and production automation was presented.

The managing directors Christoph and Oliver Schermuly invited to the 25th company anniversary of SETEX. Colleagues of the headquarter, the worldwide field offices and agencies have been welcomed in the hall of Mengerskirchen castle, decorated as a charming ambience of blue and white company colors.

The guests of honor included city mayor Thomas Scholz, the local council Manfred as well as the chairperson of the municipality of Mengerskirchen, Mrs. Juliana Loch.

The evenings program was definitely well worth seeing: Informative presentations, films of company milestones and the coverband EVE together with DJ Höhni ensured variety and entertainment.

Honors, Talks and Entertainment

SETEX Schermuly textile computer was founded in 1993 with a stuff of 10 experts. The honoring of the very first employees followed immediately.
But since those days a lot has happened: Many SETEX locations, countless innovative technical developments, consistent growth and up with the latest trends makes SETEX an internationally successful business partner for automation technology of textile machines and software that increases productivity within the meaning of Industry 4.0.

From the machine control to smart factory

Christoph Schermuly took the guests on an entertaining journey through the company chronicles. Film clips and presentations showed to the company's ability to react flexible on changes in the market and to adapt to new requirements and opportunities. “Controller of those days can still be found in production, although today they are unified with the comprehensive manufacturing operations management system OrgaTEX”, stated Christoph Schermuly.

Today SETEX sells machine controls to 50 leading manufacturers of textile machines worldwide, provides sensors for a resource-saving textile finishing, cams for industrial image processing and the comprehensive manufacturing operations management system OrgaTEX, which runs successfully in more than 1100 production sites.

The city mayor Thomas Scholz rewarded what SETEX has done for the township with an apple tree. “This tree is a symbol for strength, for stability and for growth. Precise those attributes which describe SETEX. And with proper care he will also bear the fruits of success.”

The celebration was accompanied by the music of cover band EVE and in-house DJ Höhni. The bands live-performance really rocked, and the guests from all over the world loudly sang along with hits like Status Quo - Rockin' All Over The World and Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive, in line with the company's spirit.

The entire team of SETEX had a very enjoyable evening and looks forward for the next 25 years together.

City mayor Thomas Scholz, managing director Christoph Schermuly

Christoph and Oliver Schermuly guide through the company chronicles

Cutting of the anniversary cake

Cover band EVE


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