Visibility of sustainability orientation
Opening of the first electric charging station with solar power for all employees
Permanent quality assurance and future orientation
Introduction of shop floor management for daily optimization
Development of a company mission statement together with the employees
Fourth construction phase - growth for the future
Expansion of the company premises 6.800 m²
The sorting technology area is enlarged to 1.200m²
A milestone - the 25th test machine goes into operation
An innovative Trevista camera enables surface testing for the first time. In addition, we can also use the Polyview technology to check outer surfaces.
Investment in a screw test bench according to VW standards
A milestone - the 20th test machine goes into operation
Latest generation with eddy current testing to determine whether parts have been hardened.
Investment in an in-house laboratory
According to the latest automotive standards. Special tests according to customer standards are possible: hardness testing, material testing, tensile testing
Third construction phase - growth for the future
Expansion of the operating area to 4,800 m²
Net Civata - Istanbul
Participation in the screw manufacturer Net Civata in Istanbul / Turkey and thus the change to a manufacturer with own production facilities in Turkey.
Anniversary 25 years of Plogsties
Awarded by the customer Autoliv as "Preferred Supplier". We hold this status to this day.
A milestone - the 15th test machine goes into operation
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
Second construction phase - growth for the future
Expansion of the operating area to 750 m²
The Plogsties family secures the future of the company
Introduction of the daughters Maren Plogsties and Andrea Leicht to the management of Plogsties GmbH
according to ISO 9001
Introduction of video camera technology
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.
Start "zero-defect strategy" and 100% check
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
Industrial fair IAA in
First participation in the IAA in Frankfurt and at the same time the approval for the delivery of automotive parts for seat belts.
Company foundation by
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.