Timeline of the hsb / hinke company group 

1946

Formation of the Erhard Hinke KG as a tank
construction company

1965

Construction of the first metal swimming pool

1969

Construction of the world's first stainless steel
swimming pool

1982

Market launch in Germany 

1986

Formation of hsb germany gmbh

1988

Beginning of production in Berlin (Germany)

1989

Construction of the first free-formed stainless steel pool

1990

Market launch in Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)

1997

Market launch in Russia

 

Market launch in Scandinavia

1998

Market launch in Switzerland

2001

Formation of hsb switzerland inc. log hsb seul

2004

Market launch in France

2005

Formation of hsb france sas log hsb seul

2007

Market launch in South America

2010

Market launch in Oceania

2013

Market launch in Central America

hsb stands for public swimming pools. hsb is the pioneer of the stainless steel swimming pool. The world's first stainless steel pool was constructed by hsb in Austria in 1969.

Over 2000 complexes (around 6000 swimming pools) around the world with a focus on Europe reflect the renowned hsb quality.