In Mannheim, directly connected to one of the most powerful nodes of the German grid, is the “smallest” (total occupied area of 70.000 m2) platform of the CESI Group.

Brief History

1921      SfH formed in Berlin as a research organ for both electric power companies and manufacturers

1956      New facilities built in Mannheim/ Rheinau, including modern high-voltage and high power test laboratories

1973      Merger of SfH with the 400 kV-Research-Company, (founded in Heidelberg in 1950) into the Research Company For High-Voltage and High Current Technology

1999      The company is restructured and renamed as the Research Company for Electric Installations and Power Economics, Registered Society

2000      FGH Engineering & Test GmbH is founded as an independent test organisation and subsidiary of the research company.

2002      FGH Engineering & Test GmbH is taken over by IPH

2005      Integration into the CESI Group