The History of Klem
Over 40 years ago the universal panel connector Klem® was invented as part of a student thesis at the Technical University in Vienna.
Founding of the sole proprietorship Theodor Puschkarski in Vienna, Austria.
Acceptance of the Klem connector as part of the Permanent Collection of Industrial Design at the Museum of Modern Art.
Incorporation as Puschkarski Werbebau GmbH, Vienna.
Austrian State Prize for Design awarded for the Klem® connector.
Austrian State Prize for Design awarded for the KlemLite® halogen lamp.
Licensing of KlemProducts GmbH, Krailling near Munich, Germany, for production and distribution.
Expansion of the product range with KlemLite CE, CIELO XL, IMAGO and PANEO.
The Busse Longlife Design Award is awarded for the Klem connector.
Appointment of the 35th national distributor in the global distribution network
40-year anniversary of the Klem connector. 2.44 million units sold.
Exclusive licensing of EB-Lizenzverwertungs GmbH, Vienna for production and distribution.
The new Klem system website launches and lateron the online shop.
The patented connector from the inventor