History

1998 - Establishment of the company

  • Constitution as a sole proprietorship, "CNC-Metallbearbeitung Adam", with company headquarters in Schmalkalden
  • A factory building with a floor area of some 100 m2 as well as one office were rented in the Technologie- und Gründerzentrum (TGF) [Technology and Business Start-up Centre] in Schmalkalden
  • Purchase of the first CNC-controlled machine tools for the manufacture of precision parts
  • Number of employees: 3

2001 - Construction of new company building and change in the legal constitution of the firm

  • Decision taken on a new building for the firm's own factory in Suhl in the Friedberg Industrial Estate
  • Extension of the production area to 700 m²
  • Investment in more CNC turning & milling technology as well as sawing machinery
  • Introduction of Quality Standards in accordance with DIN ISO 9001/2000
  • Number of employees: 8

2004 - Further investments in quality assurance und CNC technology

  • Decision taken to invest in the construction of an air-conditioned measuring room
  • Investment in a CNC-controlled 3D coordinate measuring machine from Zeiss with appropriate software in order to issue Measurement and Test Reports
  • The process reliability of individual work steps can now be monitored and controlled even better than before
  • Optimum storage and organisation of the measurement and testing equipment under constant ambient conditions
  • The monitoring of the measurement and testing equipment can be carried out centrally
  • Investment in a CNC machining centre
  • Number of employees: 10
  • Trainees: 1

2008 / 2009 - Extension of the production area & restructuring

  • Planning und completion of another factory building
  • The entire useable production area now covers roughly 1,500 m²
  • For warehousing and transport of material, a gantry crane is now available
  • For cutting blanks from material, an additional CNC automatic saw is acquired
  • The production process now has a new structure and as a result of well-arranged manufacturing areas has become even more productive
  • Investment in further CNC technology
  • Number of employees: 15
  • Trainees: 2