The history of Antennentechnik

From the foundation in 1919 to the laying of a foundation stone for a new development center

1919:Founded as "Hermann Pawlik - Elektrotechnische Fabrik Heliogen" (wholesaler for low-voltage small parts)
1946:Conversion into a Soviet limited company
1950:Renamed to VEB Fernmeldewerk Bad Blankenburg
1953:Production start of VHF radio antennas
1955:Production start of television antennas
1958:Production start of antenna amplifiers
1961:Renamed to VEB Antennenwerke Bad Blankenburg
1962:Production start of VHF tuners and pushbutton switches
1970:Integration into state combine Stern-Radio Berlin
1979:Production start of a modular amplifier systems for TV and radio
1988:Construction of new production building and manufacturing of Blaupunkt car radios under licence
1993:Privatization of car antenna division
2002:Takeover by investor Andrew
2003:Management buyout
2012:Renamed into Antennentechnik Bad Blankenburg GmbH
2017:Relocation from Bad Blankenburg to Weimar-Legefeld
2019:Takeover of Antennentechnik Bad Blankenburg GmbH by Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co., Ltd.
2020:Construction of new development center
2020:Merger of Desay SV Automotive Europe GmbH Mainaschaff and Antennentechnik Bad Blankenburg GmbH in Weimar to Desay SV Automotive Europe GmbH with headquarters in Weimar