History of Schwank Infrared Radiant Heaters

1933
Günther Schwank founded his company in Fegersheim, France

1938
Günther Schwank invented the first luminous gas-fired radiant heater

1955
Schwank entered the US market by purchasing HUPP in Cleveland, Ohio

1956
HUPP-Schwank heaters sold in the USA and in Canada

1970
Schwank subsidiaries established in England, Netherlands and France

1974
Schwank Ltd. was established in Toronto, Canada

1981
Schwank USA was established in Waynesboro, Georgia

1995
Joint-venture with Russian Gazprom in Siberia

2009
Two millionth heater sold

2010
Grand opening of the new Radiant Systems and new Technologies Innovation Center

Gunther Schwank

Old Schwank Factory

Schwank Factory