Starting of production - Welding Technology Solutions - in the new factory in Rostock Laage II.
How it all started
Starting welding technology business domain, Laage II.
Starting with belt pretensioner production.
Starting retractor tubes (Hungary).
Launch of kms activities in the Near and Middle East.
Launch of kms activities in North America.
Launch of expanded metal production for airbag filters.
EQUISTONE acquires RHODIUS as principal shareholder.
Launch of cold forming technology for tubes.
The site in Kunshan/Shanghai, China, is founded.
A broadening of focus to include system solutions.
Further investments in state-of-the -art production systems for airbag tube forming in Laage; an advance in technology for filters and tubes.
Launch of tube forming mass production at the Laage site by RHODIUS in Weissenburg, Germany, with process technology the company developed itself.
Starting hot tube forming (Laage).
NORD Holding and BayBG acquire RHODIUS.
The plant in Tapolca, Hungary, is founded.
The first fully automated production plant is built in Laage, Germany.
RHODIUS GmbH passes into the hands of Bürger AG.
Foundation of facility Laage (North GER).
Initial certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001.
Starting with airbag business.
EX-CELL-O purchases Max RHODIUS GmbH.
Move from the city centre of Weissenburg to the industrial estate.
Launch of airbag filter production.
Launch of the kms business division – the first droplet separators are manufactured.
Enlargement of the factory and introduction of knitted wire mesh catalytic converter technology for automotive use.
The RHODIUS firm is established in Weissenburg, Germany, by Max RHODIUS.