History | COTEC GmbH
COTEC GmbH since 1997

HISTORY

1997

Foundation of the COTEC GmbH in Bruchköbel
Company Management: Dipl.-Ing. Michael Fliedner

1998

Relocation to the new Nidderau business premises

1999

Market launch of the Hydrophob coating plants HCS

2000

Market launch of the Hydrophob material series DURALON

2001

ISO certification pursuant to DIN EN ISO 9001

2002

Expanding business activities by research and development

2003

Synthesis lab set-up at the Nidderau location

2004

Successful acquisition of the first BMBF research project

2005

Start of planning the expansion of the office, laboratory, warehouse and production space

2007

Completion of the new Karlstein am Main company building

2008

Relocation of COTEC GmbH to Karlstein am Main

2009

Commissioning of a production plant for high purity SiO2 with an annual capacity of 100MT

2010

Synthesis lab expansion by four work stations according to EN 14175

2011

Market launch of the MATRIX 2.0 printing system for progressive lenses

2012

Commissioning a fully automated production line for the DURALON product group

2013

Setting up a pilot plant for the pre-production of oxide ceramic coating materials

2014

Installation of a high vacuum coating plant from the APS 904 series for quality assurance of coating materials

2015

Market launch of the automatic printing system for progressive lenses, MATRIX 3.0

2018

Expansion of the DURALON product family

2019

Product launch of a new variation of our HCS machine with liquid injection – application field: hydrophobic coating of displays used in automotive interiors

2020

Expansion of our hydrophobic product family DURALON with our new high perfomance products SPC, ASF and USF

2020

COTEC acquired by SDC Technologies

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