SW-MOTECH

From Germany all over the world

Today SW-MOTECH is among the worldwide leading suppliers of motorcycle accessories and exports its products to more than 65 countries.

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History

A look in the rearview mirror

From 1994 to today

1994

Jürgen Swora constructed a tail tank for the Africa Twin for a Libya tour with Jörg Diehl (FY 1993) 

1999

Founding of SW-MOTECH in an old barn in Bracht
Owners: Jörg Diehl, Kai Jockel, Jürgen Swora
Goal: Production of premium metal motorcycle accessories

2000

Commercial launch of the first removable carrier worldwide
The portfolio grows from 3 to 25 products produced in-house

2001

Opening of the plant in Vojkovice in one of the most well-known Czech engineering regions near Brünn

2002

Optimal fit: bike-specific products like crash bars and centerstands for the BMW F 650 GS come on the market

2003

Founding of BAGS CONNECTION in Frankenberg - specialized on motorcycle soft luggage, Owner: Achim Kessler

2004

Rapid demand and stronger international orientation: SW-MOTECH acquires current head office in Rauschenberg

2005

The patented QUICK-LOCK tank ring revolutionizes the tank bag market 

2005

Contacts to OEM partners are deepened: Production of the first tank bags, tail bags and backpacks for Suzuki

2006

Shared head office and first production of SW-MOTECH and BAGS-CONNECTION.

2006

Expansion: Warehouse with 486 m²

2007

Expansion of the OEM business: Kawasaki equips the side cases of the GTR 1400 with inner bags from BAGS-CONNECTION

2008

Production of the first aluminum case 

2008

2nd expansion: Warehouse with 762 m²

2009

New to the product range: AERO ABS side case

2010

Introduction of the BLAZE saddlebag with patented, removable support arms

2011

Introduction of the shock-absorbent QUICK-LOCK GPS holder for mobile phones and GPS devices

2011

First common logo

2011

3rd expansion: High-bay warehouse with 1,515 m²

2012

4th expansion: three-story building with 1230 m²

2012

New tank bags and tail bags made of high-quality materials in exclusive design

2013

Expansion of robot-assisted production in Rauschenberg

2014

Merger of both companies to today's SW-MOTECH GmbH & Co. KG

2014

Introduction of the water- and dust proof TRAX ADV aluminum case

2014

Founding of the French branch in Paris

2015

Expansion of the Czech plant and commissioning of the powder coating as well as additional CNC laser cutting equipment

2016

Introduction of the Legend Gear soft luggage in retro look

2017

5th expansion: Logistics center with warehouse (4,200 m²) and office building (900 m²)

2018

Development of the seat factory in Rauschenberg: individual modification of motorcycle seats according to customer specifications