Engelbert E. Stieger, a Swiss, worked in the textile industry in the USA
Engelbert founded the Stieger company in Switzerland.
’70 / ’80
The Engelbert E. Stieger company grew very fast, becoming key supplier of many world leading textile companies all over the world.
Purchase of the SIAG Heimtextilien.
Sears Roebuck & Company product development award for outstanding product development.
Engelbert E. Stieger started collecting vintage Ferraris. The world-famous Ferrari collection is open for public upon request.
Purchase of the Kopp AG, dyeing and finishing producer.
Patrick Stieger, Engelbert’s elder son, founded the thesign, to be a high-end luxury brand with the highest standards serving other discriminating brands of quality all over the world.
Engelbert Stieger handed over the management of the Stieger Group to his sons, the second generation, Patrick and Christoph Stieger.
thesign started its own label, serving markets through their exclusive partners worldwide.
Swiss based thesign becomes its own company. Patrick Stieger is its driving force.