History of FIS milestones in its business development

FIS has developed constantly for more than 20 years, from the status of a subsidiary company of FAG Kugelfischer to a multi-faceted and creative SAP partner. A look at the history will familiarize you with the most important developments of the company’s story.



  • 1992: FIS is founded as a subsidiary company of the rolling bearing manufacturer FAG Kugelfischer in Schweinfurt.
  • 1993: FIS becomes an independent company.
  • 1995: Certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001.
  • 1996: At the present FIS Campus in the Grafenrheinfeld business park, the company’s first building is completed.
  • 1995: The company got certified with DIN EN ISO 9001.
  • 1996: The very first own building of the FIS campus has been finished in the industrial area of Grafenrheinfeld.
  • 2000: The logo partnership with SAP SE (former SAP AG) in Walldorf begins.
  • 2001: The first subsidiary company is founded, in the form of FIS Application Service Providing und IT-Outsourcing GmbH (FIS-ASP). It functions as a service company for application hosting, outsourcing and out-tasking for industry, trade and service-providing companies.
  • 2003: FIS/wws is certified by SAP as an all-in-one solution for technical wholesale and thereby receives the SAP seal of quality.
  • 2008: FIS becomes an SAP Gold Partner. Also, takeover of SST Software Solutions Team Sp. z o.o. in Gliwice (Poland). The company employs highly qualified, mostly German-speaking computer scientists and engineers in the work fields of SAP, Java and .net.
  • 2009: Start of operations of FIS Information Systems UK Ltd. as a further subsidiary company in Manchester. Its main area of activity is solutions for document and master data management.
  • 2012: Extension of the FIS campus in Grafenrheinfeld with a modern office complex with workstations and a conference area with wide-ranging infrastructure for training, conferences etc., on an area of more than 2,500 square meters.
  • 2014: The number of employees of the FIS Group increases to 500.
  • 2015: The FIS/wws industrial solution is certified for the pioneering SAP HANA in-memory technology.
  • 2016: Founding of the subsidiary company FIS-iLog integrated Logistics Platform GmbH, FIS-iLog for short. It offers different industries an innovative online platform for process harmonization with the main focus on transport logistics. Also, signing of the majority holding in the Hamburg agency "Medienwerft GmbH". Thanks to the cooperation with Hybris Partner, the complete SAP spectrum of subjects in the field of Customer Experience (SAP CX, former Customer Engagement & Commerce) is covered. Together, the two companies position themselves as an ideal partner for the conception, design and development of creative web solutions, especially with process integration for SAP S/4HANA.
  • 2017: Celebration of the company's 25th anniversary. Another expansion of the FIS campus in Grafenrheinfeld by a modern office complex with 110 work centers.

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