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Full-service provider

for technical communication, product support and e-learning


As a full-service provider for technical communication, product support and e-learning, we provide comprehensive and well-founded advice across our entire range of services. For over 80 years, for renowned national and international companies in the field of high technology. What characterizes us: Our more than 80 employees. With their creative drive, their distinct customer-orientation and their team spirit. That is why we offer them excellent conditions for their professional and personal development. Appreciation, respect and honesty are the basis of our work.

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Award for exemplary construction

The company building of STENDER GmbH is one of this year's winners of the "Exemplary Building" award procedure. This award is presented by the Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Architects - a confirmation of the valuable and sustainable implementation of the […]

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Visit to the RWU Career Days in Weingarten

More than 120 companies and institutions presented themselves live and in color at this year's RWU. As every year, a team of ours was there and talked about a […]

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Company outing to the Oktoberfest

The largest folk festival in the world opens its doors again and the STENDER team was happy to be there! At the invitation of Dr. Stender went there on September 27, 2022 to […]

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Stender GmbH is a member of the BTD AK

As part of the 23rd AK BTD in Bremen, Stender GmbH was accepted into the working group Descriptive Technical Documentation (AK BTD). The AK BTD is a national specialist body made up of representatives of the Bundeswehr [...]

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Teaching position

Teaching position

Lecturer in technical editing Since the summer semester of 2015, STENDER has been teaching technical editing to students at the University of Ravensburg-Weingarten. The main topics are: Editorial principles of technical documentation Information development Formatting, design and layout Professional [...]

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Technical communication

Technical communication
Product support

Product support

Product support
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E-Learning

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We have been successful on the market since 1938 because we render quality, partnership and innovation the foundation of our actions.

Our story


Company Formation

1938
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After studying at the art academy in Hamburg and working as an advertising manager for the Heinkel company in Rostock (1934 to 1938), the illustrator and artist Kurt Stender founded the Stender company in Berlin.

Continuation

1948
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War and post-war turmoil do not allow the continuation of the company by it´s founder until 1948 in Wangen im Allgäu.

Documentation level 1: Handwritten documentation

1952
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Technical documentations are hand crafted in pencil by the editors. Illustrations are created on the drawing table, partially generated by means of stencils. Colored illustrations are elaborately colored by hand.

First orders

1957
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In February 1957 the company already receives its first orders from the Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement (BWB).

The step to become a full service provider

1974
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The next generation is in the starting blocks. In 1974 Lutz Stender takes over the company and develops it into a full service provider for technical documentation of various products.

Documentation technology level 2: Typewriter

1980
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A completely new technical solution for documentation has arrived: The handwritten texts are transcribed in the in-house writing office. The following devices were used in the implementation: IBM typewriters, Adler Breitkopf typewriters, IBM Composer, IBM Text 3, Siemens compact text station and the like.

Always up to date

1987
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The next milestone following the typewriter: The PC prevails and offers the option of data module-based documentation (HTML / SGML) implemented according to the single source principle.

A new branch

1997
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Due to the constantly growing number of customers, a subsidiary was founded in Jena in 1997.

Dr. Michael Stender - the third generation

2003
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With Dr. Michael Stender taking over the management in third generation in 2003 and the acquisition of well-known new customers, the company expands to a current staff of around fifty highly qualified employees.

A new branch II

2013
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Since 2013 the Stender company is now represented with a branch office in Ulm also. The resulting close customer proximity constitutes many advantages for both sides.

A new branch III

2016
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The Stender company opens another office in Koblenz.

Documentation technology level 4: AR

2019
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Interactive and intuitive - virtuality and reality in harmony. Technical communication is changing fundamentally. The Stender company keeps up with the times: With augmented reality, mobile documentation and virtual reality, completely new possibilities can be utilized.

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team
Our team consists of: 

Technical editors (graduated engineers and technicians) from the fields of electrical and communications engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering and medical technology, multimedia authors (for e-learning and graphic animation), technical graphic designers, media designers, layouters, logistics specialists, software specialists, editors, proofreaders and a specialist for occupational safety (GfB, UVA, risk analysis).

We are looking for:
Digital Knights

...and other brave colleagues who will enrich our team with courage, motivation and knowledge.

Prove yourself right away.

We are here for you!


Michael Stender

dr Michael Stender, LL.M.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

T + 49 7522 706-0
info@stender-gmbh.de

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