Enterprise - History


  • In order to strategically strengthen our international sales, the modern CI and a new name were given to the company: sileno (Derived from SILENOS: Greek godess and ruler of the sources).




  • Control Maestro 2015 is released and successfully installed at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

  • Development of international sales in the Energy Efficiency Management System

    • France / Italy / Spain / Portugal / England / Belgium / Netherlands



  • The e3m Data Center 3.0 as well as the SMINT Box are available.

  • ControlMaestro2013 is certified as BACnet Advanced Workstation (B-AWS).



  • Our first automation engineer EFZ apprentice finishes his 4-year apprenticeship successfully.



  • The e3m business establishes itself as a fast growing third business unit additional to the SCADA and Alarm Server business. Therewith various partners from different sectors successfully realize projects in Switzerland and abroad.



  • Sauter AG becomes the first OEM customer of e3m and distributes the solution under the name of Sauter EMS.

  • Emation GmbH at Merenberg (Germany), OPIT Solutions AG at Baden-Daettwil and SCADA SOFT AG announce a wide-ranging cooperation between their companies and a common market presence in the future under the name and logo „emation“. Also SCADA SOFT AG is renamed to emation ag.




  • Moving to the new location, the own building at Schleitheimerstrasse 42 in Beringen.
  • Wizcon turns into ControlMaestro with an object-oriented platform and web desktop.

  • With the goal in mind to establish a further business unit in the field of energy data management, we take over the distribution of the MESA System from OPIT Solutions AG under the name of e3m.



  • As a member of AVIL we partnership with the training centre Wibilea and instruct for a time of 6 months computer science and automation engineering apprentices in our company. With us they learn most various technical computational basics out of the automation sector.



  • To meet the increased space requirements of the employees, we move the company from Rheinweg 1 in Neuhausen to the Wiesengasse 20 in Beringen.

  • Meanwhile Wizcon is applied by more than 15 well-known Swiss partner companies.



  • In close cooperation with Sauter Building Schweiz AG we obtain the trendsetting building control system project of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

  • With the goal to establish a further business unit we take over the distribution of Alert from Micromedia.



  • Christoph Vogelsanger takes over 100 % of the company after the leaving of Michael Eitel.
  • With PSI (Paul Scherrer Institut) and SBB (Swiss Railways) two large end customers decide to choose our Wizcon SCADA System.



  • Foundation of SCADA SOFT AG (services for automation) by Christoph Vogelsanger and Michael Eitel, place of business in Neuhausen am Rheinfall.

  • Sales and support of PC-based process visualisation software (Wizcon) exclusively for Switzerland via partner network.



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