For the first time in the group's history, the turnover threshold of 100 million Euro was broken.
The largest order in the company's history, a project in the double-digit million range, was received from a Chinese customer. It referred to glass winders for new fibre optic production plants
Acquisition of Reimotec Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Lampertheim and Reimotec Winding Technology S.r.l., Sumirago/IT. Name change to Sima Germany GmbH, Lampertheim and Sima Winding Technology S.r.l., Sumirago/IT respectively
Performance of the first joint projects as a full-range supplier (Sima and D&S) for production facilities for the manufacture of artificial turf
Acquisition of the spare parts and service business of NEWTEX S.r.l. and integration into Sima S.r.l.
Acquisition of Technoplastic S.r.l., Modena, Italy, and integration into SIMA S.r.l.
Development and delivery of the latest generation of automatic strap machines
Performance of the first joint projects as a full-range supplier (Sima and D&S) for production lines for the manufacture of straps
Acquisition and restructuring of insolvent "SIMA Group S.r.l.", Bologna, Italy
First large projects for the take-up winder for carbon prepregs for the aviation industry
Acquisition of "TRIMA spol.s.r.o." in Turnov, Czech Republic
Acquisition of Anderson/SC, USA and founding of "Dietze+Schell Manufacturing Solutions"
The Schell family sells Dietze+Schell to Technical Textile Technologies Holding (TTT) in the scope of its succession plan
Founding of "American Dietze+Schell Corp." in Piedmont, South Carolina, USA
Development and delivery of the first spinning cake winders (glass)
Delivery of the first machines for texturing artificial turf
Development of direct current winders (glass) begins
Development of strap winder VBW
Further development of winding machines for precision cross winding
Expansion of the production facility in Coburg through conversion and expansion
Takeover of the production of winding and calibrating machines
The company is founded for contract manufacturing by Dr. Günther Schell and Bruno Dietze