The Milestones

2001

  • Business Start-up
  • Painting and laser etching of multi-function steering wheel switches (E-Class Mercedes Benz)
  • Established joint venture SiTY with Ta Yang Silicone Rubber. Production of Silicone Rubber Keypads for automotive and consumer goods industries

2003

  • Quality Management System TS16949 Certification

2004

  • Proprietary Pre-treatment

2005

  • Factory expansion and doubling of capacity

2006

  • Installation of the first PVD Equipment
  • Environmental Management System ISO14001Certification

2010

  • Installation of the first Inline PVD Equipment

2011

  • Official inauguration of the new location in Reutlingen
  • Commissioning of Technical Centre Silicone + PVD

2013

  • Certification of Silmade Low-Friction Coating to ISO10993-1