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.

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.

Experts and innovators

From video intercoms at entrances to mobile door opening via smartphone and linked communication systems, we develop and manufacture products that help us communicate – from inside to outside, privately and publicly, at home and on the go.

About our products

Shaping the future

As specialists in building communications, our focus is on networking – both technologically with our IP systems that integrate door communication in businesses and smart homes, and strategically by working together with partners such as Jung and eNet Smart Home Alliance.

Made in Furtwangen

Siedle develops and produces exclusively 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.

Siedle Education social responsibility

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.

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Family business in its seventh generation

In the mid-18th century, Mathäus Siedle began casting bells for clock manufacturers from his home in the Black Forest. His great-grandson Salomon entered a second business: low-power technology. In 1887 our company manufactured the first-ever telephones, and later specialised in home and door telephone equipment.The site where our company first started over two-and-a-half centuries ago is still our base of productions today.

History: Generations and milestones

Data and facts

Siedle Family-run company
Family-run company

Siedle is one of the most traditional family businesses in Germany. We have been producing in Furtwangen in the Black Forest since 1750, now in the seventh generation of the family. Our employees, more than 500 in number, are proud of the company's history and describe themselves as "Siedleaner".

Siedle personal support
Personal support

We support our customers with our own experts, live, from person to person. More than 50 employees in customer service advise our partners in trade and commerce. They offer technical knowledge and provide individual support, by phone or in the factory service 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
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.

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Memberships and collaborations

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
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.

DGNB
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
Siedle Kooperation ARCH+
ARCH+ features

With the series of events ARCH+ features, ARCH+ and Siedle are presenting an innovative generation of architects and authors who are tackling the contemporary architectural scene in a special way.

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Freiburg Architecture Forum