Who we are

Siedle is one of the leading manufacturers of door intercom systems and building communication technology throughout Germany and Europe. In its long history, the company has reinvented itself repeatedly. Siedle has always been a pioneer and innovator – and has remained true to its values.


Made in the Black Forest: About Siedle

What defines Siedle? We believe it is the people above all else. What they do, how they do it, the level of care, concentration and precision with which they work. And the positive effect this has on the quality of our products. Therefore it is only right that our employees are the focus of our company film.

Origins and outlook

We’ve grown from a pioneer of door intercoms to a leader in building communications innovations with systems in use worldwide – in small and large residential buildings, in companies, clinics, concert halls and museums.

Siedle experts and trendsetters

Experts and trendsetters

From video intercoms at the entrance and opening doors using a smartphone to a networked communication system, we develop and produce products which facilitate communication – between indoors and outdoors, private and public, at home and on the move.

Our products
Siedle Access connection to the IP network

Shaping the future

As building communication specialists, we’re all about networking: Technologically with our IP systems which integrate door communication into companies or smart homes, and strategically through our collaborations with partners such as Jung or the eNet Smart Home alliance.

IP systems – digitally networked
Siedle who we are, Black Forest

Made in the Black Forest

Siedle develops and produces all its products in Furtwangen in the Black Forest – where it invests heavily in high-tech production, state-of-the-art logistics as well as research and development. Not only does this help ensure quality, it is also a symbol of the company’s responsibility towards the location and its people.

Location and investments
Siedle Education social responsibility


The company Siedle bears a high level of social responsibility for its employees, its location and its environment. It is a champion of job security, location security and social equality.

Go to the corporate mission statement
Siedle commitment to architecture

Commitment to architecture

What effect do megatrends such as globalisation and digitalisation have on architecture and building technology? To what extent do boundaries shift between public and private, between the virtual and the real world? Do we want greater security – or would we rather retain more freedom? The questions we face are more complex than ever. This is why Siedle addresses them. And supports organisations and formats that are tackling these issues.

Commitment to architecture
Siedle: Made in Germany

Made in Germany. Since 1750.

Siedle develops and produces all its products in Furtwangen in the Black Forest. Not only does this help ensure quality, it is also a symbol of the company’s responsibility towards the location and its people.

Made in Germany

Data and facts

Siedle – a family-run company
Family-run company

Siedle is one of Germany's longest-established family-run companies. We have been manufacturing in Furtwangen in the Black Forest since 1750 and our company is now in its seventh generation. Our employees, of which there are around 450, are proud of the company’s history and call themselves “Siedleaner”.

Siedle personal support
Personal support

We support our customers with our very own experts, live, person to person. Over 50 employees in Customer Service advise our electrician and trade partners. They provide technical knowledge and individual support, either by telephone or on site.

Siedle Research and development
Research and development

Siedle invests a good 10% of its revenue in research and development every year. Around 50 employees develop new products including those in hardware and software development.

Siedle Digital Business
Digital Business

Our youngest division, Digital Business, designs innovative business models of the future. Around ten employees optimize our system landscape and develop digital services, from augmented reality to e-commerce.

Siedle Innovation
Innovative strength

Siedle has always understood the importance of relying on innovative key technologies early on. Our ability to offer pioneering services and our willingness to take new paths are what makes the company stand out: this is also demonstrated by our milestones.

History: milestones
Siedle sustainability

Environmental and climate protection are important guidelines from Siedle. They apply to our production, but also to our products. Because if you want to protect the environment and resources, you should manufacture things that work for a long time and can be repaired in the worst-case scenario.

Quality and sustainability
Siedle Partner network
Partner network

Siedle offers building owners a strong partner network across the board. More than 120 studio partners and 530 Siedle partners in the German electrical trade are particularly specialized in Siedle. And more than 80 Access Certified Partners (ACP) in Germany and abroad are experts for the IP system Siedle Access.

Siedle international
Siedle international

Siedle operates four international branches and cooperates globally with more than 35 sales partners. They ensure that door communication from the Black Forest is available worldwide.


Memberships and collaborations


ForeSight is the platform for smart living services with artificial intelligence (AI). Partners work together to develop and test new AI methods for secure, energy-efficient and convenient living. As a co-operation partner, Siedle supports ForeSight's innovative aims.

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Siedle KNX Association
KNX Association

KNX takes care of networking and automation in the Smart Home. The system controls home and multimedia functions, for instance, or visualizes and analyses your energy consumption (smart metering). Siedle is a member of this association, thereby supporting pioneering technology.

KNX Association
Siedle Kooperation ZVEH
Premium brand partner for the electrical trade

Siedle is a premium brand partner for the electrical trade in the Central Association of the German Electrical and Information Technology Trade (ZVEH). We support the electrical trade brand whose offers meet the requirements of the latest building technology, energy efficiency and e-mobility.

Electrical trade in the ZVEH
Siedle Kooperation JUNG

As part of the collaboration, Siedle equipped Jung’s indoor stations with “Siedle Systemtechnik”. Indoor stations by Jung whose components, packaging or product information bear the Systemtechnik logo are fully compatible with Siedle technology.

Jung - switches and systems
Siedle Kooperation eNet Smart Home
eNet Smart Home Alliance

As a member of the eNet Alliance, Siedle is uniting with other strong brands in the field of lighting and building technology. With eNet Smart Home, they are offering an integrated, future-proof system that is intuitive to use and can be updated.

eNet Smart Home
Siedle Kooperation Stiftung Elektro-Altgeräte Register
Stiftung EAR (Elektro-Altgeräte Register)

The Stiftung EAR is a foundation that registers manufacturers of electrical and electronics devices, coordinates the provision of collecting tanks and collects old devices from public waste management authorities in the Federal Republic of Germany.

elektro-altgeräte register
Siedle Kooperation DGNB Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen
German Sustainable Building Council

Siedle has been a member of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) since 2012. The council has set itself the objective of creating an appropriate commitment to quality in the private housing market as the basis of responsible and sustainable action.

Siedle Kooperation Advice for design
Advice for design

Strong design and powerful brands belong together. This attitude unifies the German Design Council and its members. As a design-oriented company, Siedle has been closely linked with the German Design Council for many years. The design of our products has been awarded by its juries on numerous occasions.

German Design Council
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