Historie

1911
Jan 01

Founding year of the company PERPETUUM by Josef Steidinger (born in 1867 / died in 1925)

1912
Jan 01

Construction of the first factory building

1914
Jan 01

Outbreak of World War I

1925
Jan 01

Josef Steidinger dies

1936
Jan 01

The companies Albert Ebner & Co. and Perpetuum operate under the name Perpetuum – Ebner

1949
Jan 01

The plate changer PE 10 is introduced

Oct 03

Founding of the Federal Republic of Germany

1951
Jan 01

The PE REX is introduced and sold more than 1 million times within 6 years

1956
Jan 01

Albert Ebner dies

1957
Jan 01

PE is the biggest turntable and plate changer manufacturer within the European continent; More than 1,500 employees

1961
Jan 01

PE models PE 33 studio, PE 66. PE 34 HiFi

Oct 03

PE celebrates the 50th anniversary

Oct 03

The building of the Berlin Wall

1963
Jan 01

PE founds a subsidiary in Spain; Perpetuum Ebner Espanola S.A.

Oct 03

Kennedy assassination

1967
Jan 01

PE 2020

1971
Jan 01

Merger with the company Dual (in St. Georgen)

1972
Jan 01

Munich attack 1972

1973
Jan 01

The brand Perpetuum Ebner (PE) is not represented on the market

2015
Jan 03

Wolfgang Epting reactivates the brand PE with the models PE 1010 and PE 4040 under the company name WE AUDIO SYSTEMS; Partially former engineers from Dual come onboard the project

May 03

Market launch in Germany with dealers

2016
Jan 01

Market launch in export countries

Oct 01

Adding the models PE 2525 and PE 1000