140 years Siegfried

Innovative and entrepreneurial

The company began operations in a pharmacy in close vicinity to the Zofingen rail station and it has grown into an organization with produc-tion sites located on three continents. Throughout the entire period of its existence, Siegfried has been characterized by entrepreneurial thinking and action, by innovative ideas and, especially, by the highest demands made on quality ...  » read more


Bernard A. Siegfried

With the same name as the company founder, he is an Honorary Chairman and – through his family – witness to the  140-year history of the company. One more time, Bernard A. Siegfried looks back to the past. Unvarnished, passionate, with the highs and lows. This is an oral history of four generations of Siegfrieds ...  » read more


A 140-year overview - milestones

1873 - Pharmacist Samuel Benoni Siegfried founds a company with 12 employees to supply pharmacies, 1904 - Conversion into a joint stock corporation, 1937 - Founding of Ganes Chemical Works, Inc. (NJ, USA). » read more


Working Towards a Bright Future at Siegfried

Our ability to compete in a global market is based on technology competency, excellent quality management and cost efficiency. Cost efficiency is particularly important to the Siegfried business model which must offer large pharmaceutical clients, with their own internal production capacities, a significant cost advantage. This offer can decisively influence their ... » read more


Evolution of our logo

Since its beginnings, Siegfried has attached great importance to its public appearance and a recognizable corporate design. The first visual element to include a Siegfried logo was created in 1879. The company chronicle shows ... » read more


Local Antipruriginosum Calmitol

The first Siegfried products were drug extracts, tinctures, syrups, bandages, ointments, wine-based distillates, powder and tea mixtures, and numerous salts used in the pharmaceutical and technical industries. After 1923, the Swiss market ... » read more