Our company history



Test winner at the “Arbeiterkammer Oberösterreich” schoolbag & backpack test!

Further information you’re going to find here: Test winner “AK OÖ”


Laboratory test regarding ergonomics with the Orthopedic Hospital Speising.

Further information you’re going to find here: Ergonomics


Schneiders Vienna establishes an online shop for the european market.


Schneiders Vienna is celebrating its first successes in the Middle East and North Africa thanks to new sales strategies, thereby entering further markets.

2009 - 2011

The brands Walker and Schneiders Schule are also enjoying greater international popularity thanks to the best quality and great design. Despite the difficult economic environment, Schneiders Vienna succeeds in expanding the markets of the European East.


Relaunch of the brand „Schneiders“ as the umbrella brand for the established brands „Walker“, „Schneiders Schule“ and „Ver Sacrum“ .


Schneiders Vienna relocates to a much larger, new location in Vienna Ottakring.


Schneiders Vienna opens a Factory Outlet Store at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Center Parndorf.


Launch of the Schneiders Vienna website. On the pages, the entire assortment of all brands in multifunctional product finders is offered.


After 65 years, Schneiders Vienna has established itself as a leading Austrian pocket supplier in numerous markets in Europe and overseas. The company headquarters in Vienna is a hub for design, development and sales.

With the brands Walker, Ver Sacrum and Tony Perotti and School & Kids, Schneiders Vienna offers a clear, customer-oriented assortment concept that meets the demands of today’s consumer behavior.


The line „Tony Perotti“ is introduced. The line is extended by high quality leather goods.


Relocation of the company location from 1230 to 1160 Vienna.

The 90s

Schneiders Taschen GesmbH becomes leading market specialist for children and youth bags. Technical innovations by backpacks and schoolbags have become the trademark of the company.


The youth-collection Walker was introduced and within a very short period of time it became an object of cult-status.


Introduction of VER SACRUM WIEN – an exclusive handbags- and accessories-line in Art Nouveau-style.

The 80s

Swiftly Schneiders adapted to the global changes in the market. Backpacks become an important part of the assortment.

The 70s

Handbags and schoolbags complete the assortment of Schneiders. Through constant innovation and usage of high quality materials Schneiders can keep the market leadership.


Schneiders Taschen GesmbH developed into Austria’s biggest travellers bags and suitcase manufacturer and no. 3 in Europe.


Schneiders establishes it’s own production facilities and introduces the patented Herzerl-bag.


Schneiders moves to Vienna, with branches in Temesvar, Budapest and Prag.


Establishment of Schneiders Vienna as „Gummi-Schneider“ in Bregenz.