Elektronische Sirene

We provide safety

The safety of the population is our priority and important to us

Kockum Sonics AG is an «All-in-One” provider for innovative system solutions in the field of large-scale alarm and warning systems, since 1964. Our customers include authorities, emergency services, industrial plants, power stations and rail vehicle manufacturers. As a full-service provider, we offer a comprehensive product portfolio as well as a wide service spectrum.

We are far more than a supplier. We accompany our customers throughout the life-cycle of the siren system. From the consultation, project planning and realisation, to the smooth operation and maintenance activities.

Based upon our clients’ needs, goals and requirements, we develop a customized individual solution. Upon request we act as general contractor.

Our wealth of experience, extensive knowledge of the market and competent employees and partners allow us to handle complex and challenging projects.

We interact fairly and cooperatively with stakeholders and actively engage with everyone involved in the project. We attach particular value to working with regional partners if required, increasing local value creation.

We provide solution-oriented, passionate and engaged services. In short: The safety of the population is our priority and important to us.

We set new standards – we move forward. We have shaped the alarm and warning sector as a key player in Switzerland since 1961 and aim to do so in future as well.

 

Kockum Sonics AG is a part of the international group of companies Kockumation.

Why Kockum Sonics?

7 reasons why our strengths are your benefits:

Full-service provider

We are the key contact and support for our clients from A – Z, so they can focus on their core business. We offer a comprehensive range of services and cover all activities along the value chain in the field of large-scale alarming and warning.

Competence and know-how

We have competent and committed employees with years of experience and a very high level of professionalism and expertise. We disperse interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of engineering, acoustic as well as construction and ancillary building trade.

User-friendly products with unique designs and excellent performance & high-quality characteristics

We do not make any compromises when it comes to developing our products. We focus on the quality of our products, which are multifunctional and easy to use.

Integrated project planning and support

We provide competent and solution-orientated support for our clients from the initial phase of the intention until project completion. We are able to solve complex and challenging projects and can help develop a creative and customized solution.

In-house assembly and service team

Our employees offer a fast and uncomplicated service delivery based on established and efficient assembly and service processes.

Excellent client service and service quality

We guarantee a first-class support service. Our services are handled in an efficient, uncomplicated way with the highest quality standards.

Swissness and local added value

We attach particular value to working with regional partners. In the framework of projects, we actively integrate local partners, who are acquainted with the local and object specific conditions. We know exactly what is needed for optimal cooperation and teamwork with multiple players.

Quality | Security | Sustainability

Quality

There are no compromises. We guarantee the highest possible quality in regards to our products and services.

Environment

We recognise our responsibilities towards the environment and act sustainably! We try to source and recycle our components in an economical and environmentally friendly way wherever possible.

Locality

Local added value is important to us and we support regional small businesses.

Workplace safety

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. Careful planning, prevention measures and training courses promote the risk awareness of our employees and can help to prevent accidents and health risks.

Satisfaction

The satisfaction is not just central to our customers. Also, our employees should feel comfortable and happy at work. The satisfaction of each employee contributes to the success of the company.

Trust

Success is based on partnership-based cooperation with our customers, employees and external partners. Trust and tolerance lay the foundation for a successful partnership and collaboration.

Transparency

A transparent project execution and communication is important for a successful outcome. We turn customers and partners into active players and involve them right at the beginning of the process.

What can you expect from us?

Safety

We offer safety in all aspects. Not only is security and safety key for our products and services, it is a core concern. We offer safety and security to our clients, partners and employees.

Client focus

The customer is at the centre of all our activities. We give our best to generate the greatest possible benefit for our clients.

Teamwork

We are a team; we respect and stand for each other. We work together with the aim to satisfy our clients, partners and stakeholders.

Responsibility

We assume responsibility, act courageously, but in a conscientious and sustainable manner. We take our responsibilities to nature, the environment and society seriously.

Engagement and passion

We work with passion – we are committed to guaranteeing efficient and reliable alert systems in cases of  emergency. The security and safety of the population lies at our heart.

Reliability

We pursue goals and put words into action.

Creativity

Originality is what drives us. We create innovative and custom-made solutions and strive to constantly improve and develop our products and services.

Kockum Sonics supports and promotes charitable institutions as well as local aid organisations and projects

Redog

Swiss Association of search and rescue dogs.

Special Olympics

Worldwide biggest sporting movement for people with an intellectual impairment.

Facts and numbers

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History
1840

Frans Henrik Kockum establishes Kockums Gjuteri Mekaniska Verkstad in Malmö, Sweden

Frans Henrik Kockum
1918

With the „TYFON®“-patent, the company made a major step foward in the development of sound signal appliances. In 1920 the „TYFON®“ registered as a trademark.

Tyfon Sirene
1938

First collaborations between Kockums Mekaniska Verkstad AB and Ericsson.

1961

Arvid Trädgårdh L M Ericsson from Stockholm presents the TYFON® in Switzerland and Kockum Sonics begins business operations in Switzerland under Ericsson.

Lm Ericsson Logo Esato Com
1962

Kockum Sonics (Ericsson) is the first and only manufacturer and supplier of the pneumatic water alarm siren TYFON® in Switzerland after a decision made by the Swiss Federal Military Department.

Wasseralarm
1968

Kockum Sonics delivers over 1200 Tremulator TYFON® sirens to over 1200 municipalities as fire service alarm system

KTG Feueralarm
1970

Kockum Sonics develops the first mobil Siren

Erste Mobile Sirene
1981

The pneumatic siren KTG from Kockum Sonics has been certified and successfully introduced into the Swiss market

Bundeshaus Sirene
1986

Kockum Sonics AG establishes as a privately-held company. The collaboration with LM Ericsson Telemateriel AB stopped sel

1993

Kockum Sonics AG takes over all activities of the Tecenet AG, Balstahl, at the time Wiedmann-Dettwiler

Weidmann
1995

Kockum Sonics presents the mobile siren ET25

Mobile Sirene ET25
2001

The new mobile siren ET500 with its compact amplifier TK150 launched successfully in Switzerland

Mobile Sirenensteuergerät
2002

Development and certification of the electronic siren range TYFONIC®Delta

Sirene Delta Rigi
2004

Kockum Sonics develops and certifies the second generation siren control unit Delta blue in Switzerland

Steuergerät Delta Blau
2006

The first digital and most compact siren control unit TK has been certified and brought onto the market

Steuergerät TK
2017

The new revolutionary and swiss engineered siren control unit AT/AT-M has been certified and launched with a huge success

Steuergerät AT ATM
2018

Successful market launch of the most compact mobile siren on the market today, the SirMobile

Mobile Sirene SirMobile