Founding of Maschinenfabrik Spaichingen
by the entrepreneurial Mayer family from Albstadt. Competencies: Mechanical engineering (for the textile industry) as well as ultrasound technologies shortly thereafter.
Production of circular knitting and sock machines
Foray into the world of powertrains
as part of the extended workbench of Daimler Zuffenhausen
Production of multilayer ceramic circuits
for IBM (until 1996); production with precision machining under clean room conditions.
MAN and Mercedes-Benz
Production of rocker arms and valve bridges for MAN and Mercedes-Benz.
New branch in the US
MS Industries Inc. (sales and service) is established in Fowlerville (Michigan).
Production of the entire camshaft housing for Daimler-Benz's "universal engine" DDC/HDEP.
Takeover by GCI
now MS Industrie AG.
New branch in Zittau
(MS PowerTec GmbH) for the production in the field of "engine technology."
Rolls-Royce Supplier Award
Expansion of the Zittau branch. Integration of what was then MS Spaichingen GmbH in the areas of "engine technology" and "welding technology." Maschinenfabrik Spaichingen becomes MS Spaichingen GmbH. Receipt of the Rolls-Royce Supplier Award.
Move of MS Industries Inc.
(within Michigan from Fowlerville to Webberville).
Move and name change
"MS Spaichingen GmbH" moves into the new building in Trossingen-Schura as "MS Powertrain Technology GmbH."
Name change of "MS Spaichingen GmbH"
to "MS Powertrain Technologie GmbH" and "MS Ultraschall Technologie GmbH" as independent entities in the respective business units.
Implementation of fully automated production lines and rotary indexing machines in the areas of mechanical machining and assembly.
MTU Supplier Award
Receipt of the MTU Supplier Award.