2015

Made in USA

Acquirement of  A.J. Smoy Co., Inc. and formation of new manufacturing center BLOCKSMOY, Inc.
Moving into the company-owned building in Franklin Park, Illinois, USA, which becomes the new site for sales company BLOCK USA incl. warehouse and manufacturing center BLOCKSMOY.

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2014

BLOCK celebrates the 75th anniversary.

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2012

Foundation of BLOCK Electronics Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

2009

70 years BLOCK Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH

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2007

Foundation of BLOCK France SARL
The new production hall is commissioned

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2006

Wolfgang Reichelt receives the Lord Kelvin Award 2006

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2005

Company management team expanded: Alongside Wolfgang Reichelt as Chief Executive, his son Jörg Reichelt assumes responsibility for Production and Materials Management, while Udo Leonhard Thiel is put in charge of Development and Sales & Marketing.

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2002

Redesign of company logo

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2001

Foundation of BLOCK Danmark ApS

2000

Start of investments in Asia and the foundation of both BLOCK USA L.P. and BLOCK Belgium C.V.

1999

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Opening of the EMC lab and the R&D centre, as well as expansion of the production area

1997

Production of the first switched mode power supply

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1996

New logistics centre and the foundation of both BLOCK UK LTD.

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1993

Company certified to DIN EN ISO 9001

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1991

Production of the first EMC filter

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1987

New production site in Max-Planck-Straße

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1985

BLOCK Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG is founded

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1981

CSA approval opens up the North American market to us

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1979

First VDE approval mark issued

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1977

Development of a range of flat Transformers and introduction into vacuum casting

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1973

New premises constructed "An der Kleinbahn"

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1971

Wolfgang Reichelt assumes ownership of the company Alfred Block

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1950

6-circuit super valve radio, Verden model

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1939

Company founded by Alfred Block

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