History

26 March 1946
RIELE was founded by Robert Riele and his nephew, Otto Riele, as a wholesale business for hospital and laboratory equipment in East Berlin

31 December 1949
Final move of the corporate center to Hermsdorf in West Berlin

1952
Beginning of the production of optical, mechanical devices, e.g. Photometers for clinical-chemical analyses

1966
Introduction of MK 2, MK 3, in Germany very popular and successful

1970
First Photometers with digital display in Germany: MK 40, MK 45, MK 50, MK 55

4 December 1970
Death of Robert Riele

1971
Wolfgang Riele, son of Otto Riele, becomes a limited partner and starts his study of electrical engineering in Berlin

1 January 1977
Wolfgang Riele becomes a member of the management

1977
Start of supplying Boehringer Mannheim GmbH with Photometers

1978
Photometer 4010, soon distributed all over the world

1995
Photometer 5010

1997
Certification to DIN EN ISO 9001

1998
RIELE Photometer PM 750 and PM 650

Since 1 April 1999
Worldwide sale and distribution of Photometer 4010 and Photometer 5010 from Berlin-Hermsdorf

2001
Re-design of RIELE Photometer 5010

2002
50 years RIELE Photometers

2003
Certification to DIN EN ISO 13485

2004
Photometer 4040

2011
Photometer 680

2015
Photometer 10

October 2015
20 years Photometer 5010

2016
70 years RIELE