The lampshade factory founded in 1945 in Basel; in 1956 a new factory was built in Allschwil for metal processing for all kinds of lighting. Now, the company manufactures his own brands neweba swiss design and saija, which are sold worldwide, whilst it distributes in Europe some exclusive, prestigious brands of design lighting. The head office and the show rooms are now located in Allschwil. The administrative department resides in Basel and the warehouses are in Allschwil and in Hegenheim (F), where neweba france is situated. NOSI and IGORparis are affiliated companies owned by the same shareholders.