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At the point of time. Since 1938.

Simplify complexity

We are Stender


We are engineers, software developers, layouters, editors. We are specialists, perfectionists, technology freaks. We are Stender. We have been creating technical documentation for well-known national and international companies in the field of high technology for over sixty years. Would you like to know more about us? Continue reading …

Numbers and facts


82

Years of Stender

4

Locations

55

Employees

728

Years of service

groups and teams

Our employees

People

Our most important asset: Our team. 55 enthusiastic, passionate individuals who want to exceed your expectations, dear customers, every day.

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customer satisfaction

Our quality promise

Quality

We are a DIN EN ISO 9100: 2018 certified company. In order to achieve a first-class quality of our products and services, we combine different methods of quality assurance.

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support

Our commitment

Commitment

We take responsibility for our customers and our employees, but also for our region and our fellow human beings. Especially in the areas of education, sports and culture.

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We are looking for:

Digital Knights

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

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Our History


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.

The next generation II

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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The STENDER company has also had an office in Ulm since 2013. This creates a closeness to the customer, which creates 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: Augmented Reality

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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Michael Stender

Dr. Michael Stender, LL.M.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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

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