WALSER History

Country extension online shop

Country extension online shop

The country expansion of our Walser online shop is making great progress: Ireland and Italy are getting a Walser online shop in their respective national language.

Relaunch of Walser online shop plus productfinder

Relaunch of Walser online shop plus productfinder

The Walser onlinestore not only receives a visual facelift, but also becomes more customer-friendly by adding the productfinder. In addition, the Austrian and French Walser shops go live.

Start of the internationalisation process of the online shop

Start of the internationalisation process of the online shop

First of all the Walser online shop is expanded by a Swiss online shop.

NEW LOGISTICS CENTRE, HAMBURG

NEW LOGISTICS CENTRE, HAMBURG

Takeover with subsequent optimization and reopening of the central logistics site in Gallin near Hamburg.

WALSER ONLINESHOP

WALSER ONLINESHOP

Green light for the WALSER online shop and other e-commerce activities.

WALSER CHINA

WALSER CHINA

Office in Hangzhou opened to strengthen our presence in Asia. Up till now, many employees have been employed here.

EXPANSION IN LOGISTICS

Due to the increasing order book, the logistics site in Hohenems is extended and expanded.

WALSER ASIA PACIFIC

WALSER ASIA PACIFIC

WALSER ASIA PACIFIC LTD is opened as the first international site.

WALSER SWITZERLAND

WALSER SWITZERLAND

In the same year, the WALSER INDUSTRIAL GROUP AG opens up in Switzerland and continues to serve as an important international location.

NEW HEADQUARTER, HOHENEMS

NEW HEADQUARTER, HOHENEMS

The new headquarter of WALSER GmbH is constructed in Hohenems, Austria.

THE FIRST CAR SEAT COVERS

THE FIRST CAR SEAT COVERS

The first sewing shop for seat covers and textile car interiors starts up in Hohenems.

FOUNDING OF WALSER GMBH

FOUNDING OF WALSER GMBH

Hans-Karl Walser joins the company and forms the WALSER GmbH company. He broadens the product range with decorative hides, which are used to manufacture the first car seat covers for the distribution outlets of brands such as VW, Audi and BMW.

DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPANY

DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPANY

With previous business structures a casualty of World War II, Karl Walser had to rebuild the company. He was known throughout the country as a specialist in leather clothing and upholstery.