Opening of the first electric charging station with solar power for all employees
Introduction of shop floor management for daily optimization
Development of a company mission statement together with the employees
Expansion of the company premises 6.800 m²
The sorting technology area is enlarged to 1.200m²
An innovative Trevista camera enables surface testing for the first time. In addition, we can also use the Polyview technology to check outer surfaces.
Latest generation with eddy current testing to determine whether parts have been hardened.
According to the latest automotive standards. Special tests according to customer standards are possible: hardness testing, material testing, tensile testing
Expansion of the operating area to 4,800 m²
Participation in the screw manufacturer Net Civata in Istanbul / Turkey and thus the change to a manufacturer with own production facilities in Turkey.
Awarded by the customer Autoliv as "Preferred Supplier". We hold this status to this day.
Introduction of the 'eddy current' technology for testing head cracks. Expansion of our system inventory to include models with glass plates for testing nuts, washers, bushings and other flat parts
Expansion of the operating area to 750 m²
Introduction of the daughters Maren Plogsties and Andrea Leicht to the management of Plogsties GmbH
according to ISO 9001
Purchase of the 10th automatic testing machine with the latest video camera technology. Equipped with 3 lenses for dimensional testing of screws, rivets and shaft parts.
Pioneering development of the first automatic sorting machine with light barrier technology for testing locking pins for seat belt buckles
For office and warehouse in Reinbek with 260m²
First participation in the IAA in Frankfurt and at the same time the approval for the delivery of automotive parts for seat belts.
The history of our company begins on January 18, 1983. Monika and Udo Plogsties start literally as a family business. We start as a dealer for DIN and drawing parts. Our first customers need solutions in mechanical engineering, for forklifts and cleaning equipment.