Theodore Reunert and Otto Lenz establish Reunert & Lenz. The agency business quickly becomes South Africa's leading specialists in the new fields of electric lighting and power transmission, importing and installing engineering equipment.
Theodore Reunert steps ashore in Cape Town.
Barlow Rand becomes the majority shareholder and “Lenz” is dropped from the company name.
Reunert enters the computer business and Nashua is acquired by the Barlows Group.
Reunert Computers is sold. Circuit Breaker Industries (CBI) becomes a wholly-owned business.
Reunert acquires 50% in Temsa (Telephone Manufacturers of SA).
Barlow Rand restructures and Reutech, together with GEC companies and CBI, forms the Reunert Ltd Group within the Barlow Industries stable.
Reunert acquires defence manufacturer Sandock Austral.
African Cables acquires the entire issued capital of Siemens Cables.
Reunert increases its holding in African Cables to 40%.
Reunert unbundles from Barlows.
Reunert acquires controlling interest in Panasonic, Nashua and Airomatic.
Telecommunications division restructures. Reunert transfers its interest in payphones to Temsa and its interests in PABX to Siemens Telecommunications.
Nashua becomes a mobile services provider.The group diversifies too fast into a variety of non-core operations, negatively affecting profitability.
Major restructuring transforms Reunert into a focused, competitive organisation. Non-core operations and unprofitable businesses are sold.
Nashua starts offering cellular services to its corporate customers.
The 40% stake in Nokia Siemens Networks is sold.
ECN Telecommunications is acquired to counteract the changing telecommunications landscape.
Reunert’s 100th Annual General Meeting.
Nashua Mobile sells its mobile subscriber bases to MTN, Vodacom and Autopage. The final transfer of the underlying bases took place in November 2014.