1997: Formation of "SST Signal & System Technik GmbH" and start of the development of the hot box detection system PHOENIX MB.
2001: First installation of a PHOENIX MB system in Germany and first supplies to Deutsche Bahn
Installation on the High Speed Line Madrid – Sevilla.
2002: Enhancement of the product portfolio with the wheel impact load detection sensor ATLAS
2003: First installation of a PHOENIX MB system in Australia.
2004: Start of the development of the software CMS (Central Monitoring System).
2005: SST joins the voestalpine Group.
2008: First installation of an ATLAS system in Litauen.
2009 – 2010: Installation of 46 MISTRAL systems for wind and airstream measurement on the High Speed Line Munich - Kassel.
2011: Expansion: A new office in Sydney opens and "Baas R&D" in Waddinxveen is integrated as Dutch branch office.
2014: SST is renamed "voestalpine SIGNALING Siershahn GmbH" and now fully integrated in the voestalpine Group.
2016: Official product launch of the modular Checkpoint solution with interconnected PHOENIX software and hardware at InnoTrans. First installations of the new hot box detection generation PHOENIXMDS HBD.
Since 2016: Update of the central software in the operations control centers of Deutsche Bahn and integration of approx. 3000 devices along the trackside.
2017: Acquisition of DataTraks, USA as wholly-owned subsidiary voestalpine SIGNALING USA – now the competence center for the development of acoustic monitoring. First installation of a PHOENIXMDS Checkpoint with profile validation system, derailment detection, dragging equipment detection and wheel impact load detection in Austria – until 2023 up to 40 locations in Austria will be equipped with modular sensor technologies.
2016 – 2017: Installation of three out of ten acoustic measurement systems on High Speed Lines in Germany to monitor the ICE fleet’s bearings.
2018: First-time use of fiber optic cables for the transfer of the acquired data to cover a larger distance between sensors and cabinet.