Historie

1911
January 1

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

Founding year of the company PERPETUUM by Josef Steidinger (born in 1867 / died in 1925)
1912
January 1

Construction of the first factory building

Construction of the first factory building
1914
January 1

Outbreak of World War I

1925
January 1

Josef Steidinger dies

1936
January 1

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

1949
January 1

The plate changer PE 10 is introduced

October 3

Founding of the Federal Republic of Germany

1951
January 1

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

The PE REX is introduced and sold more than 1 million times within 6 years
1956
January 1

Albert Ebner dies

Albert Ebner dies
1957
January 1

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

1961
January 1

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

PE models PE 33 studio, PE 66. PE 34 HiFi
October 3

PE celebrates the 50th anniversary

PE celebrates the 50th anniversary
October 3

The building of the Berlin Wall

1963
January 1

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

October 3

Kennedy assassination

1967
January 1

PE 2020

PE 2020
1971
January 1

Merger with the company Dual (in St. Georgen)

1972
January 1

Munich attack 1972

1973
January 1

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

2015
January 3

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 3

Market launch in Germany with dealers

2016
January 1

Market launch in export countries

October 1

Adding the models PE 2525 and PE 1000